Bariatric Wellness Center

Providence Saint Joseph is home to one of the region’s leading centers of bariatric health – the branch of medicine that deals with the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. As such, we are a destination for people across Southern California looking to lose unhealthy body weight, as well as a resource for those who simply need information.

It’s important to stress that surgery is only one component of treating obesity. Our bariatrics program encompasses a comprehensive body-and-mind approach that includes nutrition counseling, psychosocial support and lifelong follow-up care.

If you are interested in surgical weight loss options, please contact us at 855-747-4748. It could be the first step toward a life that’s healthier, longer and more satisfying.


When It Comes to Weight-Loss Surgery, You’re in Good Hands

The quality designations that have been awarded to the Bariatric Wellness Center at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center are tough to beat.

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Jessica's Story

Like many others, Jessica had watched her weight slowly take the joy out of the things she loved before she lost 75 pounds.

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Surgical Weight Loss Video Series

This video series will show you what you can expect from weight loss surgery, how to identify whether you are a candidate, and how the Bariatric Wellness Center at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center may change your life. 

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Quality Counts

Choosing bariatric surgery is a major decision. At Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, you’ll receive the safest, highest quality care.

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    Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center’s award-winning Bariatric Wellness Center offers minimally invasive procedures including Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and LAP-BAND®.

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