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Weight loss surgery can change your life. Dignity Health’s Bariatric Surgery Program offers a multidisciplinary, team-centered approach to weight loss.

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Bariatric Surgery Program

If weight has been keeping you from living your best life, the bariatric surgery team at Dignity Health is here to help you lose weight and gain joy, confidence, and better health. Weight loss surgery is a journey and our comprehensive approach provides tools for long-term success. Our comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Program’s physicians and staff will be with you every step of the way; from our introductory education seminar and physician consultation, to nutrition counseling, weight loss surgery and post-surgery support. Our skilled bariatric surgeons are committed to quality, with a focus on the safety, comfort and long-term wellness of our patients.

We are here to help you develop the tools to begin your new life—a life of improved health, activity and longevity. We place an emphasis on educating you about bariatric surgery to help determine if weight loss surgery is your best option and which procedure is right for you. Begin your weight loss journey today.

Are You a Candidate?


Steps to Success

Our comprehensive and personalized treatment provides tools for lifelong success, including:

  • Pre-surgery Education Seminars
  • Physician Consultations
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Exercise Planning
  • Support Groups
  • Post-surgery Follow-ups

Why Choose Us?

  • Highly-trained specialists
    We are accredited and recognized by industry experts for providing safe, top-quality bariatric surgical care.
  • A variety of options to meet your needs
    You and your doctor will discuss three types of weight loss surgery, including minimally invasive options.
  • We’re with you throughout your journey
    We’re with you from first consultation to surgery and beyond, with support and guidance.

Patient Testimonials

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Are You a Candidate?

To qualify for bariatric surgery, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You are more than 100 pounds over your ideal weight
  • You have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or greater or a BMI of 35-39.9, along with two or more medical conditions such as diabetes and/or hypertension which would improve significantly with weight loss
  • You have tried and been unable to lose weight through diet and exercise
  • You are prepared to make a lifelong commitment to dietary, exercise and behavioral changes necessary for long-term success
  • You have no mental or behavioral disorders that may interfere with long-term weight loss success


Mercy San Juan Medical Center

6501 Coyle Ave.
Carmichael, CA 95608

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Methodist Hospital of Sacramento

7500 Hospital Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95823

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