Weight-Loss (Bariatric) Surgery at Sharp Memorial Hospital

Specializing in the most advanced type of weight-loss surgery.

As a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®, Sharp Memorial Hospital is a leader in minimally invasive weight-loss procedures. Our expert caregivers, including a team of certified bariatric nurses, are dedicated to helping patients achieve their desired results.

Why Choose Sharp Memorial for Weight-Loss Surgery?

  • Named a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a joint accreditation by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the American College of Surgeons, which recognizes surgical programs with a demonstrated track record of excellence in bariatric care
  • Low complication rate — well below the national average
  • 99 percent of surgeries are performed laparoscopically, which results in fewer complications and a shorter hospital stay
  • Board-certified surgeons who specialize in bariatric procedures, with a combined 50 years of experience
  • Dedicated registered dietitian who specializes in working with bariatric surgery patients to help them achieve long-term success
  • Free nutritional and behavioral health support groups both before and after surgery
  • Three surgical options: Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, vertical sleeve gastrectomy and laparoscopic gastric banding (Lap-Band®)
  • Patients recover in a private room equipped with a sofa sleeper where a loved one can spend the night  

Sharp Memorial's Weight-Loss Surgery Team

Sharp Memorial’s Weight-Loss Surgery Program is under the medical direction of Dr. George Mueller. The team's approach to specialized patient care before, during and after surgery promotes long-term success.

Weight-Loss Surgery Location

Sharp Memorial Hospital
7901 Frost St.
San Diego, CA 92123
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For More Weight-Loss Surgery Information

To learn more attend a free weight-loss surgery seminar or visit Sharp's bariatric surgery program. To find a Sharp-affiliated physician, search for San Diego doctors or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.