For Post-Op Patients

Find your care

Our bariatric surgeons use a range of treatments to help you reach weight loss goals and optimize your health. To learn more, call 310-825-7163.

Post Bariatric Surgery Instructions

1) The UCLA Bariatric Surgery program is always available to you by:

2) For urgent matters during regular business hours (M-F 7AM-4PM), please contact our office with any questions. If you have an urgent question and your telephone call is not returned, it is after 4PM, a weekend and/or holiday, please contact the UCLA Hospital Page Operator at 310-825-6301 and ask to speak to the MIS/ Bariatric Surgeon on call.

  • Please note: The after-hours number is only for urgent medical conditions & emergencies.

3) If at any point after surgery, you experience any vomiting, abdominal pain, persistent diarrhea, and/or shortness of breath, you should present to UCLA Medical Center or your local Emergency Room.

Join our One Month Post-Operative Nutrition Class and/or our Bariatric Surgery Support Meeting

For schedule information, please see our calendar of events.

Bariatrics Calendar UCLA

Post-Operative FAQ Sheet

Bariatrics Post Op FAQs

How You Can Help

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