Research and all the positive testimonies were the biggest factors in my choosing OCC. I felt like I already knew Dr. Ortiz just from watching all the videos.
Since the age of 17, I cannot remember a time when I wasn’t on a diet. In my childbearing years I went up to 248 lbs. I’ve done every diet and exercise plan at least once and many of them more than once. I could loose 30 or 40 lbs but never more.
I had an accident on a trampoline in 2008, which blew out both knees and injured my spine. I went through physical therapy and my doc told me if I didn’t get the weight off, I would need knee replacements in 10 years. I worked hard at it but I could never reach my goals. About a year ago I was looking into having back surgery. After much prayer and research, I decided on my own that extreme measures regarding weight loss had to be taken. OCC was my first choice. They worked with me to make sure I had a successful procedure. 6 months later, my husband and I flew back to San Diego so that he could have the sleeve done. Everything went very well! I am now 13 months post-op and doing very well. My only regret is waiting so long to do it.
I would highly recommend OCC for weight loss surgery above any other hospital.