International leaders in bariatric surgery

You can be confident that your surgery will be performed by a bariatric surgeon with exceptional surgical skills, and who is deeply familiar with the latest advances in weight loss surgery. Our surgical team has over 50 years of combined experience and an outstanding, published safety track record.

Your health and safety are a priority.

We perform less invasive weight-loss surgeries with a faster recovery time. Our gleaming, state-of-the-art center has the honor of being designated a “Center of Excellence,” and is equipped with the most advanced systems and technology to ensure the highest level of patient safety. 

The right surgery for you.

You are a unique individual in every way – including your body. When we work with you, we are committed to selecting the most effective weight-loss surgery for your individual condition. Our surgeons are exceptionally talented, and well-versed in the most advanced bariatric surgery procedures. We don’t believe in a cookie-cutter approach, but work with you, as the unique individual you are to achieve success for the long-term. 

The OCC difference – what sets us apart.

Every surgery is performed with the most advanced patient safety protocols, exceeding USA standards for surgical centers. We are the recipients of the Golden Seal awarded by the Joint Commission International that signifies that we met the highest standards in patient safety and quality available. Our state-of-the-art bariatric surgery center is fully accredited as an SRC (Surgical Research Center) Center of Excellence in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery.

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Your journey to weight loss – at OCC, it is all about you.

When you are under the care of the team of professionals at OCC, you will enjoy concierge-style service, cared for at every step of your journey. We have developed a comprehensive 5-year follow-up program, and we are committed to helping you achieve long-term results, and a happier, healthier life in all the years ahead.

Obesity Control Center – our weight loss procedures

Our team of bariatric surgeons is recognized for their contributions to the advancement of weight loss surgeries and are internationally known as leaders in the field.

The appropriate surgery will be chosen to address your individual condition, safely and effectively. The surgical options we deliver include:

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A Look at Our State of the Art Facility | Obesity Control Center

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Where weight loss patients achieve exceptional results – OCC.

Our goal is a happy, successful, healthier patient that refers their friends and family to OCC and shares their experience with others. There is no greater compliment than when an OCC patient referring their friends, family, or associates to us, and it happens every day!

Successful obesity treatments: Improved results and a shorter recovery time.

Obesity can be treated with advanced surgeries that deliver better outcomes, and a shorter, more comfortable recovery time. Our surgical team has contributed to new developments in weight loss surgery, with ongoing work on new surgical techniques and protocols.

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OCC’s epidemiologist is closely monitoring the COVID-19 status and is actively issuing updates as they are available. The Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization are the most trusted sources online.  While the CDC has announced new mask protocols for vaccinated individuals, there will be no changes for our office protocols for patients, guests, and staff members as the announcement does not apply to hospitals or medical facilities. Masks are still a requirement for all patients, guests and staff at our facility.

As we reinitiate weight loss surgery, we are constantly adapting and installing new and updated safety measures.

Weight loss surgery is medically necessary.

Bariatric Surgery and the clash of two pandemics.   

Major metabolic and bariatric surgery Societies and colleges globally are now calling for the safe resumption of bariatric and metabolic surgery before the COVID-19 pandemic is declared over. 

The sooner bariatric surgery can be safely performed, the quicker obesity, type 2 diabetes, and other diseases can be reduced or resolved as they are not only chronic they are also progressive.  Obesity is also linked to more than 40 diseases including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, stroke, sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, and at least 13 different types of cancer.

A recent statement from the ASMBS says “Before COVID-19 began, it was clear that patients with obesity were ‘safer through surgery.’ In the era of COVID-19, ‘safer through surgery’ for patients with obesity may prove to be even more important than before.” Obesity and Metabolic syndrome have been identified as an independent risk factor for adverse outcomes including death among COVID-19 patients.

See here for full COVID-19 update. 

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