Bariatric Surgery | Whittier, CA | PIH Health

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Bariatric Surgery

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Manage your weight safely and effectively with bariatric surgery at PIH Health. You’ll benefit from expert surgeons who provide personalized care before, during, and after weight-loss surgery.

Nationally Accredited Program

When you choose PIH Health for bariatric surgery, you’ll find high standards for safety and quality. PIH Health is recognized by the following organizations:

  • MBSAQIP accredited Center - American College of Surgeons - American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Blue Cross PPO/Blue Shield - Blue Distinction Center
  • Aetna PPO - Aetna Institutes of Quality
  • United Healthcare PPO - United/Optum Centers of Excellence

Goals of Bariatric Surgery

Weight loss surgery helps people live a healthier life when diet and exercise alone aren’t helping them lose weight. Bariatric surgery can help improve your quality of life and treat obesity-related symptoms. Read more to learn if you may be a candidate for bariatric surgery.

Types of Bariatric Surgery

Access different types of weight-loss surgery to help you reach the best results possible. Our bariatric specialist will help you choose what procedure is right for you and explain what to expect before surgery.

Bariatric Education & Support

Achieve and maintain your weight-loss goals with guidance and education from our:

Related Events

  • Oct
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    This 2 hour class is taught by the bariatric surgeon and a dietitian and reviews the basics for a successful surgery.
  • Oct
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Will cover difference between cardiovascular and strength exercise, importance of warming up and cooling down/proper stretching, creating an exercise routine, SMART goal, importance of support group
  • Oct
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Will cover proper portions, reading food labels, healthy snacks, SMART goal, importance of support group
  • Oct
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    The bariatric support group offers nutrition education and emotional support for bariatric surgery patients. Please e-mail for questions.
  • Nov
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Will cover emotional eating, managing stress and anxiety, healthy coping skills, resources after surgery, will cover SMART goal, importance of support group

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