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Is Bariatric Surgery Right for You?

See if you qualify for weight loss surgery in San Diego

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See if you qualify for weight loss surgery in San Diego

Whether you’re still exploring your weight loss options or you’ve decided it’s time to pursue bariatric surgery, Scripps can help you get started on your journey. Learn more about the weight loss solutions we offer — from personalized weight management programs to different types of bariatric surgery — and find out if you’re a candidate for weight loss surgery.

Bariatric surgery basics

Learn about how bariatric surgery works and whether it might be right for you.

Preparing for weight loss surgery

If you’ve been approved for bariatric surgery by your doctor and health insurance plan, you’ll work closely with members of our bariatric medical and surgical teams. Together, we’ll make sure you’re healthy enough for surgery, identify your strengths and any potential challenges you might face, and develop concrete plans for reaching your goal weight and maintaining it. 


Your pre-surgical plan will be tailored to your specific needs and will include the following evaluations, classes and meetings.