John Yadegar

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 44 ratings

John Yadegar Bariatric Surgeon MD

John Yadegar Bariatric Surgeon Picture

12 yr in Bariatrics

12 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

11 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

98% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is 75

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  • About Me

    Dr. John Yadegar, Bariatric Surgeon

    John Yadegar, MD is the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Director at Palmdale Regional Medical Center located in Southern California. He earned his medical degree from the University College and Middlesex School of Medicine in London, England and completed his residency at Addenbrookes Hospital-Cambridge England. Dr. Yadegar completed a fellowship at The Royal College of Surgeons of England. He traveled to the United States where he received advanced training at Sound Shore Medical Center in New York, Harbor-UCLA, and Danbury Hospital/ YALE in Connecticut. He completed a second fellowship in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at UCLA Medical Center, where he also served as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery.

    Dr. Yadegar is a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery, is a member of the American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), and the New York Surgical Society. He has received numerous awards and was honored with the National Laparoscopic Resident of the year award. Dr. Yadegar is proud to be ranked in the top 10% of all bariatric surgeons in the United States as graded by leading independent healthcare rating organizations. He has the expertise in bariatric procedures that patients want in their surgeon.

    Weight-Loss Surgery with Dr. Yadegar

    I am passionate about the benefits of bariatric surgery and have seen the life-changing effects it has on patients. They have so much life still ahead of them, and I am passionate about seeing them blossom and transform their lives. It is very gratifying to perform weight-loss surgery and see patients so radically change their lives and health in as little as six months. -Dr. Yadegar

    Dr. Yadegar is loved by his patients. He is well-known for his compassion, kind bedside manner, whose door is always open for those under his care. Dr. Yadegar is a highly-skilled surgeon that is passionate about the benefits of weight-loss surgery. He is dedicated to excellence in patient care and safety.

    As an experienced bariatric surgeon, Dr. Yadegar specializes in minimally invasive laparoscopic bariatric surgery and routinely performs the Roux-en-Y (RNY) Gastric Bypass, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG), and the Adjustable Gastric Band (Lap-Band). You can learn more about weight-loss surgery with Ask The Doctor FAQs and helpful Podcasts. He performs minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgeries including hernia and gallbladder surgeries. When it comes to weight-loss surgery, it's not what you've got to lose; it's what you'll gain! Find out more about Dr. Yadegar and weight-loss surgery for life.

    Quadruple Accredited Program

    Each of these designations means that our team has adhered to a specific set of rigorous standards for excellence in patient care and safety in accordance with national standards. Our patients come first!

    Led by Medical Director, Dr. John Yadegar, Palmdale Regional Medical Center’s Weight-Loss Program is a quadruple accredited program with the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), Aetna as an ‘Institute of Quality’, Cigna as a ‘Center of Excellence’ and Blue Cross/Blue Shield as a ‘Blue Distinction Center’.

    Bariatric Surgery in Southern California

    If you’re ready to change your life, Dr. Yadegar and his team are ready to help you reach your weight-loss goals. Every step of the way on your bariatric surgery journey, you won’t be alone because Dr. Yadegar and his team will be with you. Give us a call at 661-382-5051 to begin your weight-loss surgery journey.

    Featured Patients - Before & After

    Before & After RNY with Patsy, losing 87 pounds!

  • Latest Reviews See all 44 reviews
    avatar Gschwilk on Jan. 20, 2022

    As a nurse practitioner, I was highly impressed by Dr. Yadegar and his staff as well as the hospital staff before during and after my surgical procedure. One of the things I love the most is he takes the necessary time to educate the patient More...

    avatar Lara_Kelley on Jan. 19, 2022

    Dr Yadegar and his staff are just amazing! I had surgery to lose weight (RNY) 10 years ago (and have kept it off) and I look forward to seeing him and his staff every year at my annual appointment! I have also had Dr Yadegar More...

    avatar ddelatorre on Jan. 19, 2022

    Great surgeon and amazing staff. 100% recommend.

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