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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
844-907-7768
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.

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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

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