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Renew Your Health. Reclaim Your Life.

Our highly skilled surgical weight loss team is here to help.


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.

Weight Loss Quiz

Find out if you qualify for weight loss surgery

Active is the New Normal

Kenneth is down 313 pounds and still counting. After his surgery, he took up swimming and hiking. He now hikes frequently and is a water aerobics instructor. Watch his inspiring story of courage and success below:

After attending a weight loss seminar, Frances' life was changed forever. Down 579 pounds, she is still going strong and has kept the weight off. Now she lives life more joyfully. 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?

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 Center

Dignity 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.

Learn More About Surgical Weight Loss At St. Bernardine Medical Center

For more information on weight loss surgery or to find a physician, please call (909) 495-1117 or use our search tool to Find a Doctor.

View our SWL Forms and SWL 2018 Seminar Schedule.