Bariatric surgery has a proven record of helping patients lose weight and keep it off. Many of our patients also found relief for many of the conditions associated with obesity including: type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, and infertility.
Weight-loss surgery is an increasingly popular choice for significantly overweight men and women who want to lose weight and win the battle against the serious health risks associated with obesity.
Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital and Clovis Community Medical Center are each recognized for excellence and accredited by the national accrediting association, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.
The Fresno Bariatric Program at Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital is recognized as being one of the busiest bariatric programs in California.
Our expert doctors perform roux-en-y, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and lap band procedures as well as bariatric revision surgery and other bariatric procedures.
Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital and Clovis Community's bariatric programs have both earned accreditation by the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery combined accreditation program named the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.
This accrediting organization strives to improve the quality of care, safety and treatment of people with obesity and related diseases. This is accomplished through setting high standards of surgical education, best practice implementation and quality outcomes.