30 Years Experience
15 in Bariatrics
15 in Laparoscopic Surgery
7 in Laparoscopic Bariatrics
98% Practice is Bariatrics
Minimum Age of Patient is by case
Maximum Age of Patient is by case
Dr. Owens is one of the most experienced bariatric surgeons in the United States. To date, he has performed approximately
8,000 weight loss surgeries, including gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, and adjustable gastric banding procedures. He was the first in Southern California performing sleeve gastrectomy. His “Inverted Corner Gastric Sleeve” technique, developed to minimize heartburn and prevent leaks has been published in the premier journal for weight loss: SOARD. His experience led him to expertise in complex revision surgeries, care for seniors and other high risk patients. His management of bariatric patients both pre and post op make him a trusted choice for all patients seeking safe surgery and great outcomes.
Dr. Owens has been speaking to groups of Primary Care Physicians on Obesity Today, management and treatment options:
2013 OPSC Annual Convention (Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Southern California - Feb 8 San Diego
2013 Annual Convention American College of Osteopathic Family Practitioners of California- Aug 1-4 Anaheim
Additional website. www.coastalobesity.com
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I had Gastric Bypass in 2/2012. Dr. Owens is awesome and really knows what he's doing. He has a great staff and I'd rate him 200%! I'm happy.