What Could You Gain From Weight-Loss Surgery?
Orange Coast Medical Center in Fountain Valley has established the MemorialCare Surgical Weight Loss Center, including a weight–loss surgery program designed for people who are 75 pounds or more overweight.
From our highly skilled, experienced surgeons, to our caring support team of nutritionists, psychologists and others, the MemorialCare Surgical Weight Loss Center offers you everything you need to help you on your way to weight-loss surgery success.
View these videos to learn more about surgical weight loss and to help determine if it’s the right solution for you.
Peter LePort, M.D., explains the health issues associated with obesity and how to choose the right bariatric surgeon and program to start your weight loss surgery.
Atif Iqbal, M.D., discusses how obesity-related health concerns can be alleviated or reversed with weight loss surgery.
Kelly Francis, M.D., describes the various weight loss procedures offered at MemorialCare Surgical Weight Loss Center.
Michael Russo, M.D., shares the long-term benefits of weight loss surgery.
Mir Ali, M.D., clarifies what patients can expect before and after surgery.
For people who are more than 75 pounds overweight, traditional dieting is successful only two percent of the time. But, there is a way that works–the skilled surgeons and strong support team at the MemorialCare Surgical Weight Loss Center. Our program offers a far more successful surgical solution to traditional dieting. Best of all, our patients love it because it works.
We start months before the actual surgical weight-loss procedure, helping to motivate, encourage and guide you. And after surgery, we continue to lead and support you on your journey to ultimate weight–loss surgery success and improved health.
The team of highly skilled surgeons has performed successful weight–loss surgery procedures for more than 20 years. That’s why our weight-loss surgery success rate is second to none…as high as 80 percent. Take the first step on a wonderful new path to renewed health and happiness.
We want you to be well-informed in advance about your out-of-pocket healthcare costs. Our cost estimator tool offers you a way to estimate the amount for which you may be responsible prior to receiving services at MemorialCare.
MemorialCare accepts most major HMO, PPO, and EPO, health plans, as well as Medicare, private indemnity and supplemental insurance plans.
To pay your bill online, find information about your bill, recently asked questions and much more can be found on our patient financial resource page.
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Obesity occurs when the body has accumulated too much body fat. When an individual’s ideal body weight based on age, gender and height is greater than 30 percent they may be obese. Being overweight may not mean that you are obese. You may be overweight from extra muscles or having bigger bones.
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Weight-loss surgery is typically very effective when patients follow their dietary and exercise plans, but in 20-30 percent of cases, these procedures may not produce lasting weight loss results and regaining weight may occur.
Gastric sleeve surgery or sleeve gastrectomy involves stapling approximately 70-80 percent of the stomach's natural capacity without involving the intestinal tract.
The Roux–en–Y gastric bypass (RGB) is the most common weight-loss surgery procedure and combines two approaches. First, a small pouch is created by stapling the stomach, reducing the amount of food it can hold.
Located throughout Orange County and Los Angeles County, MemorialCare-affiliated physicians are locally and nationally recognized in their area of expertise. We've made it easy to find a quality healthcare provider right in your own backyard.
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