Bariatric Surgery, otherwise known as weight loss surgery, involves minimally invasive approaches to achieve significant weight loss. The UCLA Center for Obesity and METabolic (COMET) Health program has provided thousands of patients with the latest and most effective treatments for obesity over the past decade. Committed to transforming the way obesity is treated, COMET remains on the forefront of surgical science, optimizing outcomes while minimizing risks.
The UCLA Breast Center is a multidisciplinary team of specialists that is dedicated to treating, supporting, and empowering individuals who are battling breast cancer. Survival rates for breast cancer are greatly improved with early detection and treatment, so we have multiple locations to make routine care convenient for you.
Faculty members of UCLA Colorectal Surgery are subspecialty trained experts in the treatment of colorectal disease. New breakthroughs in minimally invasive surgery have led to safer and more effective treatments to address malignant and benign conditions of the colon, rectum, and anus. Our surgeons are committed to helping patients meet the challenge of colorectal disorders and advancing the field through research and education.
The UCLA Endocrine Center is a multidisciplinary integrated practice that delivers comprehensive and personalized care for diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands. We bring physicians with diverse areas of expertise together in one location to provide the highest level of patient care and medical research. The UCLA Endocrine Center is a destination for thousands of patients each year who have complex endocrine disease.
UCLA general surgeons are world experts in the treatment of gastrointestinal disease and patients requiring complex abdominal surgery. These conditions include gastric (stomach) cancer, gallstones and gallbladder disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hiatal hernias, paraesophageal hernias, small bowel tumors, and bowel obstructions.
Additional UCLA Gastrointestinal Surgery Locations
The Lichtenstein Amid Hernia Institute is the only facility in the U.S. devoted exclusively to research, teaching and surgery of abdominal wall hernias. As pioneers and leaders in Hernia surgery, surgeons are among the most knowledgeable experts in the field. The Institute is credited with creating the “tension-free” mesh technique, which is now accepted worldwide and considered the gold standard for hernia repair by the American College of Surgeons.
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is a level 1 trauma center for the county of Los Angeles. Our hospital is staffed 24/7/365 by subspecialty trained trauma surgeons and critical care specialists. We possess the full range of skills and technologies to treat blunt and penetrating injuries.
General surgeons at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica provide the full range of elective and emergency general surgical services. We take pride in caring for the elderly, who have special needs before, during, and after surgery.