Renew Your Health. Reclaim Your Life.
If you're looking to renew your health and improve your quality of life, our highly skilled surgical weight loss team can help. Complete our free assessment to receive your personal results today.
Surgical Weight Loss Services
St. Bernardine Medical Center is a MBSAQIP Accredited – Comprehensive Center with a dedicated Surgical Weight Loss unit to help you start your journey towards better health. No two people are alike, so we work closely with you to evaluate your best options for achieving your weight loss goals, with care that is individualized to you, your health, and your lifestyle.
Important Notice Regarding COVID-19
Thank you for your interest in our wellness classes, community events, and special programs.
In light of the ongoing developments surrounding Coronavirus, and out of an abundance of caution, St. Bernardine Medical Center is cancelling all classes, events and programs until further notice.
Please check back for updates. For information on how to protect yourself and your family during the COVID-19 outbreak, please visit the Center for Disease Control website.
Aviso importante sobre COVID-19
Gracias por su interés en nuestras clases de bienestar, eventos comunitarios y programas especiales. Con los desarrollos en curso que rodean al Coronavirus, y por abundancia de precaución, St. Bernardine Medical Center ha cancelado todas las clases, los eventos y los programas hasta nuevo aviso.
Actualizaciones estarán disponibles en esta página. Para obtener información sobre cómo protegerse a sí mismo y a su familia durante el brote de COVID-19, visite el sitio web del Centro para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades.
Active is the New Normal
Down nearly 200 pounds, it’s been eight years and Jennifer has kept the weight off – and turned her life back on. Being active is the new normal. Riding bikes, trips to the park, even rides on her husband’s motorcycle. Today her life is changed in every way. Watch her inspiring story of courage and success below:
Am I a Candidate?
You're a candidate for weight loss surgery if you:
- Are more than 100 pounds over your ideal body weight
- Have a BMI of 40 or above
- Have tried multiple weight loss programs without lasting success
- Would like to lose weight for health reasons
Surgical Weight Loss Options
Read about surgical weight loss options at St. Bernardine, talk to your doctor about surgical weight loss (also called bariatric surgery) and visit our free informational seminar. Want to learn more?
- Register for a free information seminar
- Watch more patient success stories
- Meet our team
- Read about surgery options including: gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic bypass, and gastric bypass Roux-en-Y.
- Dedicated bariatric surgery unit - where you have surgery counts!
Remember, as a St. Bernardine patient, we are with you every step of the way – from decision making to clinical guidance and emotional support.
MBSAQIP Accredited – Comprehensive Center
We have taken extra steps to meet the exacting standards of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery to be recognized as a MBSAQIP Accredited – Comprehensive Center.
If you’re considering a surgical weight loss option, you’ll find one of the top programs in the region at St. Bernardine, where we perform hundreds surgeries every year. St. Bernardine Medical Center has the experience you’re looking for – and experience counts. We also have the credentials.
That’s an acknowledgement of excellence that few hospitals achieve. Many of the health plans have put us at the top of their centers of excellence lists as well.
Sign up for our free information seminar today by clicking here.
Where You Have Surgery Counts
A dedicated Surgical Weight Loss Unit opened in September of 2012 to provide bariatric patients with focused care. Learn More
Blue Distinction CenterDignity Health – St. Bernardine Medical Center is recognized as a Blue Distinction® Center for Bariatric Surgery as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated health care facilities that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community.
Your Post-Surgery Support
At St. Bernardine Medical Center, we are committed to supporting your decision by providing experienced, quality care that provides you the best potential for living a better, healthier and longer life. Our involvement doesn’t end when you leave the hospital, however. Yours is a life-changing decision that requires a lot of courage up front and significant support after the surgery. Our job is to help you in your efforts to live a healthy life for the long term.