Change your health and life. We are the only hospital in the region to offer three weight loss options to choose from, plus the da Vinci Robotic Surgery System.
Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
da Vinci Robotic Surgery System
The Center also offers the lowest cash price package anywhere in Los Angeles!
$12,700 – Lap-Band
$15,700 – Sleeve Gastrectomy
$20,700 - Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
The Center for Weight Loss Surgery provides effective long term treatment and support for patients suffering from obesity. We are dedicated to offering comprehensive, compassionate care for those considering weight loss surgery. We provide all patients with a “team approach” for their care. Our multidisciplinary resources include:
• Pre and post-surgical education • Medically staffed and directed support groups • Personal nutrition counseling • Comprehensive preoperative medical assessment • Individualized postoperative management • Behavior counseling and management
Surgery is a tool to change your health and life – we are committed to providing patients life-long, post-surgery support so they can achieve and maintain healthy lifestyle changes.
Gastrointestinal surgery for obesity, also called bariatric surgery, alters the digestive process so that patients lose weight safely and effectively. Operations can be divided into three types: restrictive, malabsorptive and combined restrictive/malabsorptive. The Center for Weight Loss Surgery offers three laparascopic bariatric surgical options. You and your physician will decide what is best for you.
Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass – a combined restrictive/malabsorptive procedure that reduces the stomach to the size of a small pouch; and a portion of the intestine is bypassed reducing the amount of food consumed and absorbed. A short hospital stay is required and most people return to their normal activities in three to five weeks.
Gastric Banding – a restrictive operation in which a band is placed around the upper portion of the stomach to decrease the amount of food the stomach can physically hold oand does not interfere with the normal digestive process. Weight loss is achieved by decreased food intake.
Sleeve Gastrectomy – a restrictive bariatric surgery procedure in which the surgeon creates a small, sleeve-shaped stomach about the size of a banana. Patients who undergo the sleeve gastrectomy experience resolution of co-morbid conditions at similar rates to those who undergo other restrictive procedures.
da Vinci Robotic Assisted Weight Loss Surgery – potentially the least invasive option available. The da Vinci Robot allows surgeons to perform bariatric procedures using only a few small incisions. For most patients, da Vinci Robotic Assisted Weight Loss Surgery can offer numerous benefits including:
• Significantly less pain • Fewer complications • A shorter hospital stay
• Less blood loss • Less scarring • A faster return to normal daily activities
According to a recent study in The Journal of the American Medical Association, patients who undergo bariatric surgery are five times more likely to see their diabetes disappear over the next two years.
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