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The UCLA Center for Obesity and METabolic (COMET) Health program offers advanced surgical and nonsurgical options for sustained weight loss* and a better quality of life for you and your family.

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What is Obesity? | Gastric Sleeve
What is Obesity

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Merwin's Story: Gastric Sleeve*

Merwin Before Merwin After

"A few months ago, I went to Six Flags Magic Mountain and was overjoyed that I could get on the Superman ride without any trouble!"
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Randall's Story: Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass*

Randall Before Randall After

"My battle with weight has been a long one. As a boy growing up it was hard going to school being teased by kids calling me fat."
 
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*Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read full disclaimer »

Monica Before Monica After

Monica's Story: Gastric Sleeve*

 

"My biggest accomplishment was running after 31 years. I won an entry to the LA Marathon and because of the sleeve gastrectomy, I was able to run it and I haven’t stopped running since March." Monica's Story »

What is Obesity?
Obesity is a complex medical condition that occurs when you have too much body fat. Obesity is often associated with a lower life expectancy and a reduced quality of life, including physical limitations, body pain and fatigue.

 

Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery*
Bariatric surgery can help you lose as much as 85 percent or more of your excess weight, which is a major reason it often has a huge impact on your overall health.

About Obesity »  |  What is a Gastric Bypass? » | What is Gastric Sleeve? »  

     

 

 

Welcome to the UCLA Center for Obesity and Metabolic Health

 

For more than a decade, we've offered one of the most comprehensive and effective weight loss programs in the country, using advanced technology combined with extensive support. Our surgical outcomes are among the best in the state and the nation. Obesity Program at UCLA »

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* Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results.