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    Bariatric Surgery Programs and Locations

    Sutter Health offers high quality bariatric surgery programs across Northern California, including three ASMBS Bariatric Centers of Excellence, ASMBS accredited hospitals and comprehensive weight loss services. Primary surgeries include:

    Central Valley  |  East Bay  |  Greater Sacramento  |  Sonoma / Napa / Lake  |  San Francisco and Marin  |  SF Peninsula  |  Silicon Valley and Santa Cruz



    Central Valley

    Memorial Medical Center, Modesto


    A Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), designated by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Program highlights:
    • Completed more than 6,000 bariatric procedures.
    • Incorporates surgical, medical, nutritional and behavioral evaluations, education and ongoing support.
    • Dedicated bariatric operating room, nursing unit and staff for bariatric surgery patients.
    Learn more about this program:
    Memorial Medical Center, Modesto external website link

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    East Bay

    Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Oakland


    A nationally-recognized Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, designated by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Program highlights:
    • Multi-disciplinary team of doctors, nurses, dietitians and consultants.
    • Proactive support model to ensure long-term success.
    • Pre and post-surgery support groups.
    Learn more about this program:
    Alta Bates Summit Medical Center external website link


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    Greater Sacramento

    Sutter Weight Management Institute


    The first and only comprehensive weight management program in the greater Sacramento region that combines both medical and surgical weight loss options. Program highlights:
    • Team includes bariatric surgeons, nurse coordinators, dietitians, behavioral psychologists, behavioral educators, exercise physiologists, and insurance coordinators.
    • Locations: Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento – ASMBS Level I accreditation; Sutter Roseville Medical Center and Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital – ASMBS Level II accreditation.
    Learn more about this program:
    Sutter Weight Management Institute external website link

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    Sonoma / Napa / Lake

    Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa


    An ASMBS accredited hospital serving Sonoma, Napa and Lake counties. Program highlights:
    • Award-winning bariatric team consistently recognized for excellent patient care.
    • Partnership with the Healthy Steps Weight Loss Center, providing the only surgical weight loss program in Sonoma County.

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    San Francisco and Marin

    Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation & California Pacific Medical Center


    Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation bariatric surgeon Gregg Jossart, M.D., along with California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco have earned the ASMBS Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation. Program highlights:
    • Performing approximately 70 bariatric surgeries a year.
    • Combines surgery, nutrition, psychology, exercise and medicine to support lasting success.
    • Treating patients from San Francisco up to the Oregon border.

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    SF Peninsula

    Mills-Peninsula Health Services, Burlingame


    An American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence (ASMBS) located at the state of the art Mills-Peninsula Health Services campus. Program highlights:
    • Emphasis on long-term success, focusing on all aspects of weight loss -- lifestyle, diet and exercise.
    • Approximately 75 percent of Mills-Peninsula patients achieve weight loss of 40-50 percent of their total pre-operative weight within 18-24 months after surgery.
    Learn more about this program:
    Mills-Peninsula Health Services external website link

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    Silicon Valley and Santa Cruz

    Palo Alto Medical Foundation


    With offices throughout Silicon Valley, Palo Alto Medical Foundation provides comprehensive bariatric surgery services. Program highlights:
    • Performed more than 2,400 surgeries in the last five years, with an average weight loss of 107 pounds after one year.
    • Nutritional support and guidance by registered dietitians, psychological evaluation and support, and long-term follow-up including individual consults or shared medical appointments.
    Learn more about this program:
    Palo Alto Medical Foundation external website link

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