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. St. John’s Center for Surgical Weight Loss provides comprehensive, individualized care from expert providers to help you on your weight loss journey.
Our program has performed thousands of successful operations with the most combined clinical experience in the field with one ultimate goal–excellent patient care. We will work with you to find the right treatment for the best outcomes. Our team includes board-certified surgeons, a registered dietitian, psychologist, certified physician assistant, certified bariatric nurses, and patient support facilitators.
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.
To be a candidate for bariatric surgery, you must have the following characteristics established by the National Institutes of Health and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery:
Calculate your body mass index now to see if you are a good candidate.
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). The center is also a Comprehensive Center with Adolescent Accreditation under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). The center has also been designated as a BlueDistinction Center by Blue Shield of California.
Our team has expertise in various weight loss surgery procedures. We will discuss each procedure with you in order to determine which one is best. St. John's offers patients various weight loss surgery procedures:
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.
Our skilled bariatric surgeons are committed to quality, with a focus on the safety, comfort and long-term wellness of our patients. We place an emphasis on educating patients about bariatric surgery to help them determine if weight loss surgery is their best option and, if so, which procedure is most appropriate.
Our experienced bariatric team
Many health insurance plans cover weight loss surgery. Talk to your surgeon about health plans in your area that cover bariatric procedures.
To learn more about our bariatric program, please call (820) 348-5844. To find a Dignity Health weight loss specialist that’s right for you, please use our online search tool: