Our Team

William Fuller, MD, FACS

A bariatric and laparoscopic surgeon, William Fuller, MD, is a Fellow of the America College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the Scripps Clinic Center for Weight Management in San Diego, Calif. He attended medical school at the University of Maryland, completed a residency at Georgetown University Medical Center and fellowship training in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at the University of California Davis Medical Center. Board certified in general surgery, Dr. Fuller began practicing in 2005 and joined Scripps Clinic in 2009. Dr. Fuller is a member of several professional societies including the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He specializes in gastric bypass, gastric banding and sleeve gastrectomy. View doctor profile for Dr. William Fuller.

Mark Takata, MD

Mark Takata Bariatric Surgeon
Mark Takata, MD, is board certified in general surgery and specializes in laparoscopic and bariatric surgery. He is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and the American University of the Caribbean, School of Medicine. He completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Connecticut and a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at the University of California San Francisco, where he was a clinical instructor of surgery. As a member of the Scripps Clinic Center for Weight Management in San Diego, Calif., Dr. Takata performs laparoscopic bariatric surgery for morbid obesity including gastric bypass, gastric banding and sleeve gastrectomy. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. View doctor profile for Dr. Mark Takata.

Ken Fujioka, MD

Ken Fujioka Weight Management
Ken Fujioka, MD, is a nationally renowned weight management expert. A physician and researcher specializing in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, he is director of both the Scripps Clinic Center for Weight Management and the Nutrition and Metabolic Research Center at Scripps Clinic – both in San Diego, Calif. In 1983, Dr. Fujioka graduated from the John A. Burns Medical School at the University of Hawaii, where he completed a residency and fellowship. He is a member of the North American Association for the Study of Obesity and the American Diabetes Association. His research focuses, primarily, on obesity and diabetes. View doctor profile for Dr. Ken Fujioka.

Michael Lee, MD

Michael Lee Weight Management
Michael Lee, MD, is an expert in adult and pediatric obesity at Scripps Clinic Center for Weight Management in San Diego, Calif. He graduated from medical school at the University of Southern California, completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Loma Linda University Medical Center and continued his graduate education as a fellow in endocrinology at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, Calif. Board certified in endocrinology and metabolism, pediatrics and internal medicine, Dr. Lee joined Scripps Clinic in 2004. An active participant of the medical community outside the exam room, he is a fellow of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and a member of the board of directors at The Doris A. Howell Foundation for Women’s Health Research. View doctor profile for Dr. Michael Lee.

Raymond Plodkowski

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Raymond Plodkowski, MD, is a weight management and nutrition specialist, focused on alleviating health complications for overweight patients. He graduated from medical school at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, and completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine and the University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine. He then completed a fellowship in diabetes and endocrinology at the University of California, San Diego, before joining Scripps Clinic Center for Weight Management in 2012. View doctor profile for Dr. Raymond Plodkowski.

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