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Accreditations


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To learn more about our program and how we can help, please call us at 805.332.8446


It’s important to know you are in the most qualified, skilled hands when considering any type of major surgery. 
 
Weight loss surgeries are performed at our sister hospital, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria. Our center is accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), a joint program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

MBSAQIP accreditation means:

  • You will receive compassionate care by physicians who meet bariatric surgery criteria set by both The American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery 
  • The center has an established and verified commitment to patient safety
  • The center is held to the highest bariatric surgical standards and have quality improvement initiatives in place 
  • The center participates in regular evaluations of surgical programs, ensuring we are meeting safety requirements, consistently improving processes, applying multidisciplinary approaches, and implementing standards of care defined by MBSAQIP 

Marian Regional Medical Center is a Comprehensive Center with Adolescent Accreditation under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). We can perform all approved bariatric procedure types on patients of all ages. 

This accreditation is separate and distinct from the adult accreditation and is awarded to Comprehensive Centers that meet the MBSAQIP Core Standards as well as those standards designated for adolescent accreditation.

 

 

Marian Regional Medical Center has also been designated as a BlueDistinction Center by Blue Shield of California.

Distinctions like these recognize our comprehensive and personalized approach to treating our patients and providing tools for lifelong success, including:

  • Pre-surgery Education Seminars
  • Physician Consultations
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Exercise Planning
  • Support Groups
  • Post-surgery Follow-up

To learn more about our program and how we can help, please call 805.332.8446