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Lose Weight, Gain Joy

Enjoy the Life You Were Meant to Have

 

Enjoy the Life You Were Meant to Have

The benefits of weight loss are measured in more ways than just waist size. A healthy weight also improves overall health and quality of life. If your weight is keeping you from the life you were meant to have, weight loss surgery may be the answer. Dignity Health Central Coast provides comprehensive, individualized care from expert providers to help you on your weight loss journey.

Is Weight Loss Surgery For You?

We offer online informational seminars that are designed to help you better understand the weight loss surgery options we offer, insurance coverage, the requirements before surgery, and what to expect after surgery to help you in the decision making process.

Call (805) 332-8446 or Online Seminar


Why Choose Dignity Health?

Weight loss surgeries are performed at our sister hospital, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria. Our physicians and staff will be with you every step of the way on your weight loss journey, from our introductory education session and physician consultation, to nutrition counseling, weight loss surgery and post-surgery support. 


Weight Loss Surgery Procedures

Our team has expertise in various bariatric surgeries. We will discuss each procedure with you in order to determine which one is best.


Meet the Team

Learn more about the team of professionals that will be with you on your weight loss journey, every step of the way. 


Patient Stories: What Might You Discover About Yourself?

The physical, emotional, and health benefits of weight loss surgery can put life on a whole new path. See how these patient’s lives have improved after weight loss surgery. 


Accreditations

It’s important to know you are in the most qualified, skilled hands when considering any type of major surgery.  


Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to common questions about weight loss surgery.


A Better, Happier, Healthier You

Patients who choose bariatric surgery to help them lose weight can achieve long-lasting weight loss. Here you'll find important facts about obesity and weight loss surgery. 


Support Groups


Weight Loss Videos

Gastric Bypass

Carol McCloskey, MD, FACS, Bariatric Surgeon, Marian Regional Medical Center, discusses gastric bypass surgery.

Weight Loss Surgery Institute - Patient Education 2019
Carol McCloskey, MD, FACS, Bariatric Surgeon, Marian Regional Medical Center, discusses the topic of weight loss surgery.

Weight Loss Surgery Institute - Patient Post-Op Exercise
John Malinowski, ATC, CET, Fitness Trainer - Dignity Health Weight Loss Surgery Institute, discusses and demonstrates patient post-op exercise.

Pre-Op Patient Education / Dietary Guidelines
Kim Blanton, BSN, RN, Bariatric Program Coordinator, discusses bariatric patient education. Maggie Evans, RD, MS Kinesiology, Dietician, discusses the dietary restrictions and guidelines.


Learn More About Our Surgical Weight Loss Program

To learn more about our services and how we can help, please call us at (805) 332-8446


New Patient Forms

Please download, complete and print these forms before you arrive for your consultation. We will review them at that time so be sure to bring them to your appointment.