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4101 Torrance Blvd, 1st Floor, Torrance, CA 90503

Bariatric Wellness Center

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance

2283.3 miles away
Overweight patient with female doctor

Bariatric Wellness Center

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance

With a holistic approach to weight-loss health, the Bariatric Wellness Center supports patients through long-term physical, nutritional, emotional and spiritual care. We focus on providing weight-loss solutions and resources whether undergoing surgery or not.

Schedule an appointment:

Call us or fill out our online form to request an appointment with our expert care team.

    Request appointment  844-907-7768

Our multidisciplinary team of bariatric professionals and specialists focus on making your weight-loss journey comfortable, efficient and tailored to your needs. Our core team includes:

  • Bariatric Surgical Specialists
  • Dieticians
  • Psychologists
  • Registered Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Technicians

Through nutrition counseling, psychosocial support and lifelong follow-up care, we are committed to both surgical procedures and education for bariatric patients. The Bariatric Wellness Center offers services such as:

  • Minimally invasive surgery
    • Gastric Banding (Lap Band)
    • Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
    • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • Body Contouring
  • Revisional Procedures
  • Medically supervised weight management programs
  • Personalized exercise programs
  • Consultation with registered dieticians
  • Counseling with psychologists who specialize in weight loss
  • Support groups before and after surgery

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) established a guideline for physicians in evaluating the necessity for bariatric surgery.

The NIH standards for bariatric surgery state that the candidate should express the following:

  • Be approximately 100 or more pounds over ideal body weight
  • Possess a body mass index (BMI) greater than 40, or a BMI greater than 35 when pre-existing co-morbidities such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, sleep apnea or hypertension are present
  • Show weight-induced problems and restrictions in mobility, work and performance of family responsibilities

Weight Loss Surgery Video Series

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Weight Loss Surgery Video Series

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