Is excess weight preventing you from enjoying every day activities and life’s adventures? At Mission Hospital, we offer both surgical and non-surgical options for weight loss based on your unique needs. Our goal is to put you back in charge of your health. We have a weight loss program that includes helping you with healthy eating, exercise and lifestyle changes to ensure a successful weight loss journey.
Weight Loss Programs
Care Program - The hardest part of losing weight can be keeping it off. This maintenance program supplements your hard work with continual support and information.
- Outpatient Nutrition Counseling - Lose weight and become the healthy person you've always wanted to be. Mission Hospital's weight management services are comprehensive programs created to address your individual needs. Offered through our Center for Rehab/Sports/Wellness, these valuable services are administered by health care professionals trained in weight management. The whole-body approach gives you the information, resources and support you need to sensibly reach and maintain your optimum weight - which can lead to a healthier, happier and longer life. For more information, please call 949-364-9636.
- Individual Nutrition Counseling - For people seeking one-to-one consultations, we offer personalized sessions with a registered dietitian. Participants can choose to address a variety of medical conditions including diabetes, gestational diabetes, high cholesterol and more. May require a prescription from your physician.
Children's Cholesterol Center
This monthly service is designed for children deemed to be at increased risk of developing heart disease. Eligibility criteria include abnormal lipid profile or having an immediate family member who experienced a cardiovascular event prior to age 50. Referral from a primary care physician is required. Center visits include a full history/physical and assessment by a pediatric cardiologist as well as an evaluation by a registered dietitian and exercise specialist. Participants are followed long-term by the team. Please call 714-221-5500 for more information.
The Gym at the Center for Rehab/Sports/Wellness - If you are interested in getting fit, consider joining the gym at the Center for Rehab/Sports/Wellness. The gym is a 5000 sq. ft. facility complete with treadmills, stationary bikes, elliptical machines, weight machines and free weights. Amenities include locker rooms, personal lockers, and showering facilities. The gym employs fitness technicians who are available for questions or guidance.
Our program follows a total body-and-mind approach that includes nutrition counseling, support and follow-up care. The following doctors have specialized training and are committed to helping you achieve your weight loss goals:
- Louise N. Bacon, MD, FACS specializes in gastric sleeve surgery and the endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty
- Phuong (Phoenix) T. Nguyen, MD specializes in the Obalon balloon procedure for non-surgical weight loss