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Long Beach, CA
Surgical Weight Loss Center at St. Mary Medical Center
432 E 10th St
, CA 90813
|Day of the Week||Hours|
|Mon||8:00 AM - 4:30 PM|
|Tue||8:00 AM - 4:30 PM|
|Wed||8:00 AM - 4:30 PM|
|Thu||8:00 AM - 4:30 PM|
|Fri||8:00 AM - 4:30 PM|
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Services We Offer
Gallbladder Ultrasound Exam
A gallbladder ultrasound exam is a noninvasive examination used to diagnose conditions related to the gallbladder.
A nutritional evaluation or assessment is a way to determine if an individual or group of people are malnourished or well-nourished. This determination is made by examining dietary date, clinical data, lab test results, and anthropometric data.
Primary Care Physician Clearance
Primary care physician clearance is the clearance of a patient for surgery that is given by the patient's primary care physician. This clearance signifies that the patient has no underlying health conditions that can interfere with the surgical outcome or threaten the health and wellbeing of the patient.
Psychological evaluation is used to gather important information about a patient's psychological wellbeing from a trained psychiatrist, psychologist, or other health professional. This information can then be used to make a psychological diagnosis.
Upper GI Exam
An upper GI exam is a procedure in which a doctor uses x-rays, fluoroscopy, and a liquid called barium that will make your upper GI tract more visible on an x-ray.
Surgeons periodically identify patients who are candidates for surgery based on symptoms or risk factors identified in the preoperative evaluation. The surgeon may want cardiac clearance prior to performing surgery to avoid complications during surgery.
Medical Weight Loss Management
Medical weight loss management is weight loss that is done under the care and guidance of a healthcare professional, most often a doctor. The goal with medical weight loss is to help prevent or manage health conditions, improve a person's quality of life, and increase a person's lifespan.
Pulmonary clearance is a pulmonary evaluation that is performed by a lung doctor prior to some types of surgery. This clearance is required to ensure there are no underlying lung conditions that could affect the outcome of the surgery.
Gastric bypass is a type of weight-loss surgery that involves creating a small pouch from the stomach and connecting the pouch directly to the small intestine.
Sleeve gastrectomy (gastric sleeve) is a bariatric procedure that removes up to 75-80% of the stomach.
A fobi pouch is used in bariatric operations that combine stomach reduction and gastric bypass surgery.
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Adjustable gastric banding is a type of weight-loss surgery. Surgery involves placing an inflatable band around the top of the stomach. This will cause you to feel fuller with less food.
Support services include counselling that helps people work out their problems. A support counsellor will listen to a patient talk about their problems and help them find ways to resolve these issues.
About Surgical Weight Loss Center at St. Mary Medical Center
Surgical Weight Loss Center at St. Mary Medical Center is a surgery center that offers many services, including gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, and fobi-pouch. Visit Surgical Weight Loss Center at St. Mary Medical Center located at 432 E 10th St, Long Beach, CA. This Long Beach surgery center is one of the best in California. As part of the Dignity Health network, Surgical Weight Loss Center at St. Mary Medical Center is dedicated to delivering high quality, compassionate care and access to Long Beach and nearby communities.