Award-Winning Care

Bariatric Excellence
ASMBS Center of ExcellenceThe Palomar Health Bariatric Center has achieved the prestigious National Accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®). To achieve this designation, the Palomar Health Bariatric Center had to demonstrate an uncompromising commitment to quality that has earned the confidence, respect and trust of patients making a lifetime commitment to healthier living.
As part of the certification, all Palomar Health Bariatric Center surgeons must be board-certified with significant expertise in bariatric surgery and show an ongoing commitment to continuing medical education for the most current and appropriate treatment plans.
The bariatric surgeons have clinical expertise in the following procedures:
•             Gastric Bypass Surgery
•             Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
•             Lap Band
•             Revisional Surgery
The Women’s Choice Award selected the Palomar Health Bariatric Center at Palomar Medical Center Poway for the 2019 America’s Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery award by achieving a top 3% (out of 4,797 hospitals) ranking in patient satisfaction (HCAHPS).