Patient Story

Sleeve Gastrectomy Patient Story Surgery: Sleeve Gastrectomy - Total Lost: 120 pounds so far* *Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read full disclaimer > Derrick Update:"I am doing wonderful, and have been following my post op diet and lifestyle extremely well. I wanted to [...]

By uclahealth • October 17, 2016

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Patient Story Surgery: Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass - Total Lost: 100 pounds* *Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read full disclaimer > "Since my surgery, I’ve gone on hikes, I’ve gone to the beach, I’ve gone kayaking, and all that makes me [...]

By uclahealth • October 17, 2016

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Patient Story Surgery: Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass - Total Lost: 110 pounds* *Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read full disclaimer > "Before the surgery, I probably wouldn’t have been able to do something like this because of my self-image. A lot [...]

By uclahealth • October 17, 2016

Sleeve Gastrectomy Patient Story Surgery: Sleeve Gastrectomy - Total Lost: 50 pounds in the first 8 months since surgery* *Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read full disclaimer > "I am excited to be living again." —Michelle Reaching the point where I was contemplating bariatric [...]

By uclahealth • October 17, 2016

Bariatric Surgery Patient Photos Total Lost: 106 pounds* *Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read full disclaimer > Bariatric surgery, or weight loss surgery, is surgery to achieve significant weight loss. There are a number of techniques used to perform bariatric surgery. In Roux-en-Y [...]

By uclahealth • October 17, 2016

"If I had to do it all over again, I would do it in a heartbeat." —Sheena

By uclahealth • October 17, 2016

I would like to introduce you to our daughter, Nichele, who will be 10 years old in October. While she is in public school with her third grade classmates, no one would ever guess that she has had 24 surgeries.

By uclahealth • July 28, 2016

Our only daughter Lucy, who is now 12-years old, was diagnosed with Tuberous Sclerosis. For the past ten years, we have treated her with medications as prescribed by her doctors. But the last few years have been the most heart-wrenching years for Lucy and our family.

By uclahealth • July 28, 2016

This rare congenital condition affects one in 50,000 Americans. In 4-year-old Aiden's case, a deep purple birthmark on his face and scalp was the first sign that he had this rare syndrome. The birth mark is associated with blood vessels within his brain that with seizures were slowly destroying cortex. Violent seizures threatened the destruction of the other hemisphere.

By uclahealth • July 28, 2016

Four-year-old Nikki lives in Perth, Australia. She was born healthy, but two years ago, she began suffering seizures and was diagnosed with epilepsy. Despite medications, Nikki was still suffering up to 200 seizures every single day. Brain scans showed nothing and Nikki's parents were at their wits' end.

By uclahealth • July 28, 2016