Patient & Family Support

We’re excited to partner with you on your weight loss journey. Whether you’re researching options or you’re a longtime patient of the clinic, find the support you need. Use this section to learn about our support groups and understand fees. 

Insurance and Costs

At Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance, we help explain your insurance benefits. In addition the staff at your surgeon’s office will confirm your benefits. Feel free to inquire about your benefits for weight loss surgery at your appointment with the surgeon or by contacting your insurance company. There may be other small fees required to prepare you for weight loss surgery in addition to copays and coinsurance. We will discuss these fees with you when you come in for your consultation.

Surgeries not covered by insurance can be paid for with cash.   

Support Groups

We believe participation in support groups to be an important aspect of long term success after weight loss surgery. Our specialty-trained staff organize regularly scheduled support group meetings tackling various topics and issues pertaining to life after weight loss surgery. We strongly encourage all patients to attend these meetings. 

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