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Start Your Journey Toward Better Health.

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


Surgical Weight Loss

St. Mary Surgical Weight Loss Center is an MBSAQIP Accredited - Bariatric Surgery Center. Inside our hospital, you'll find a dedicated Surgical Weight Loss unit to help you start your journey towards better health.

Find out if you qualify for weight loss surgery

Reclaim Your Life

Being active for Donneshia is now the new normal. She enjoys running, riding her bike, and living each day to the fullest. She is committed to a lifelong journey of wellness. Watch her inspiring story of courage and success below:

Angela put her health first – and turned her life back on. She now lives an active and healthy lifestyle. Today her life has changed in every way. Watch her inspiring story of courage and success below:

Imagine playing with the kids or grandkids, being able to fit into a trendy new outfit for a special occasion. Maybe you’d like to enjoy an evening without concern over blood sugar levels, and to just feel confident wherever you are. Don’t let excess weight steal life’s simple pleasures from you.

If you're looking to renew your health and improve your quality of life, we're anxious to support your effort. Our highly skilled surgical weight loss team works closely with you to evaluate your best options for achieving your weight loss goals. No two people are alike, so our care is individualized to you, your health and your lifestyle.

  • Are more than 75 pounds over your ideal body weight
  • Have a BMI of 35 or above
  • Have tried multiple weight loss programs without lasting success
  • Would like to lose weight for health reasons
  • Are prepared to make a lifelong commitment to the dietary, exercise and behavioral changes necessary for success

Call our Surgical Weight Loss Center at (562) 491-7995 to schedule a one-on-one consultation to see if surgical weight loss is right for you.

Why Choose St. Mary Medical Center for Weight Loss Surgery?

Our doctors 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. We are here to help you develop the tools to begin your new life— a life of improved health, activity and longevity.

Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center is an MBSAQIP Accredited – Bariatric Surgery Center, accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, and a CIGNA JPMC Bariatric Center of Excellence. St. Mary also enjoys Healthgrades quality distinctions for 2016, including a Patient Safety Excellence Award and Stroke Care Excellence Award.

Blue Distinction Center

Dignity Health – St. Mary 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.

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

For more information on our weight loss surgery program, please call (562) 491-7935. To find a physician, please call (866) 388-2663 or use our search tool to Find a Doctor.

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