Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Your Success is Our Success

Obesity is a complex and chronic disease that often seems to defy our best efforts.

The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program at the Loma Linda University Surgical Hospital (LLUSH) offers effective tools and services to help you first achieve and ultimately maintain better health and improved quality of life. Our respected team of medical professionals and fellowship-trained surgeons are dedicated and committed to your life long success.

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Our Program

This program reflects how we live our values at LLUSH – by embracing a balanced life that integrates mind, body and spirit. Along with a medically supervised weight loss service, we offer proven, trusted surgical options, including:

  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Revisions

And, to ensure long-term success after the procedure, lifestyle counseling and support groups provide ongoing support and guidance for you and your family.

Taking the First Step
If you have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or greater or a BMI of at least 35 with other existing medical problems, you may be a candidate for a medically supervised weight loss program or bariatric surgery. Call 877-558-5877 or register online to attend a free seminar with our staff and surgeons.

We look forward to working together with you toward your success.

In the event of an emergency, call 911. Please note the information provided within this web site is not intended to be used to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified health-care provider. Please consult with your regular physician with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition.


The LLUMC Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program meets all criteria as a Comprehensive Center according to quality standards established by American College of Surgeons Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN), and has demonstrated a “commitment to delivering the highest quality care for its bariatric surgery patients."

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