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?
Our free informational seminars are designed to help you better understand 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. At the seminar you can have your questions answered and meet some of the team that will be there to offer you the support you need along the way.
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.
Calculate Your BMI
Imagine playing with your kids, grandkids, or finally being able to fit into a pair of skinny jeans or a new, trendy outfit for a special occasion. Or maybe just want to feel confident wherever you are. Don’t let excess weight steal life’s pleasures from you. Calculate your body mass index (BMI) now to see if you are a good candidate.
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.
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.
Why Choose Marian Regional Medical Center?
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.
It’s important to know you are in the most qualified, skilled hands when considering any type of major surgery.
Marian Regional Medical Center is pleased to host ongoing support groups for surgical weight loss. Support Groups are offered monthly to patients who are currently enrolled in the program or who are post surgical patients.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.