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  • What might you discover about yourself?


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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.

Informational Seminars

There is a lot to consider when deciding if weight loss surgery is right for you. Attending an informational seminar is a great way to learn more about the surgical options, pre-surgery requirements, what to expect after surgery, and insurance coverage. We encourage questions and will introduce you to some of the team that will be part of your weight loss journey. 

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Online Assessment

Our quick online assessment is another way to help determine if bariatric surgery might be right for you. It takes only a few minutes and the detailed report you'll receive based on your input can be a valuable tool in your decision making process.

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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.

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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. 

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Accreditations

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

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Support Groups

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Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to common questions about weight loss surgery.

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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. 

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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. 

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Weight Loss Videos

Complex Bariatric Cases and Revisions
Edward Felix, MD, FACS, Senior Bariatric Consultant & Surgeon for Dignity Health Central Coast, discusses complex bariatric cases and revisions.

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

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