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Welcome to Placentia-Linda Hospital's Weight Loss Surgery Program. With our customized approach, we focus on the entire "you" - getting you healthy, getting you living a longer and more active lifestyle and ... helping you ensure long-term success.

Are you trying to lose weight? If nutrition, exercise and medical advice haven’t worked, you, along with your physician, may be considering weight loss surgery.

The Weight Loss Surgery Program at Placentia-Linda can help you every step of the way on your journey to better health.

Our program includes:

  • A comprehensive approach to healthy living, focusing on nutritional support and a more active lifestyle to ensure long-term weight loss and success
  • Surgical options including gastric sleeve, LAP-BAND®, gastric bypass and revisional weight loss surgery
  • A safe hospital setting with modern, comfortable surroundings
  • Consultation with a board-certified, fellowship trained, center of excellence bariatric surgeon
  • Qualified and specially trained medical personnel
  • Established record of patient safety and proven surgical outcomes
  • Nutritional and psychological counseling before and after your surgery
  • Follow-up and support groups

So, if you're tired of struggling with your weight and medical problems that may be a result, contact us at 877-992-6461.

Weight loss surgery is generally designed for those with a body mass index (BMI) equal to or greater than 40, or equal to or greater than 35 with serious co-morbidities. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding is also FDA-approved for weight loss surgery in people with a BMI of 30 to 35 who have at least one obesity-related condition. Weight loss surgery is considered safe, but like many types of surgery, it does have risks. Consult with your physician about the risks and benefits of weight loss surgery.

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BMI Calculator

Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women.Enter the following information and calculate your BMI.

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Being underweight may weaken your immune system and increase the risk of malnutriation and osteoporosis.
Maintaining a healthy weight reduces the risk of serious health conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
Some of the benefits of achieving a healthy weight include decreased risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes, increased energy and improved self - esteem.
Some of the benefits of achieving a healthy weight include decreased risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes, increased energy and improved self - esteem.


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  • Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Institutes of Health; U.S.Department of Health and Human Services.