Why Choose Scripps

Bariatric Surgery Excellence in San Diego

Scripps Health’s bariatric surgery programs offer:

  • Highly experienced bariatric surgeons with track records of successful outcomes
  • Advanced laparoscopic procedures
  • Comprehensive support services to help patients maintain weight loss


All three Scripps Health bariatric surgery programs in San Diego County are accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP).

A joint accreditation program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and the Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), MBSAQIP accredits bariatric surgery centers that have undergone independent, voluntary and rigorous peer evaluation in accordance with recognized bariatric surgical standards.

Bariatric surgery accreditation not only promotes uniform standard benchmarks, it also supports continuous quality improvement and symbolizes an institution’s commitment to providing safe, high-quality bariatric surgery.