weight loss surgery

Thank you Dr. Chen and staff for your amazing support and passion for your patients!

By uclahealth • January 11, 2019

I highly recommend bariatric surgery and UCLA to anyone who is looking for an opportunity to change their life and get healthy.

By uclahealth • December 5, 2018

Gastric Sleeve Patient Story Weight Loss Surgery: Sleeve Gastrectomy - Age 49, Total Lost: 93 pounds lost so far* *Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read full disclaimer > "I am forever grateful for having the surgery and regaining my life." —Michaele I have struggled [...]

By uclahealth • March 21, 2018

I had been overweight since I was a little boy. It was not until I was about twenty years old that I realized my weight was not very healthy and I started to look into weight loss options

By uclahealth • March 20, 2018

Dear Doctor: One of my resolutions for the new year was to become a vegan, and now my girlfriend is saying I'll have to take supplements to get enough vitamin B12. Why can't I get B12 in my diet, and what will happen if I fall short?

By Ask the Doctors • February 13, 2018

I have more energy than I've had my entire life!

By uclahealth • October 10, 2017

Gastric Sleeve Patient Story Surgery: Sleeve Gastrectomy - Total Lost So Far: 100 pounds* *Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read full disclaimer > "I feel great, and my only regret is not having made this change sooner in my life." —Jeremy I have struggled [...]

By uclahealth • October 3, 2017

Sleeve Gastrectomy Patient Story Surgery: Sleeve Gastrectomy - Age 35, Total Lost: 91 pounds lost so far* *Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read full disclaimer > "I truly feel like I got another chance at life!" —Sarah Before my sleeve gastrectomy surgery, I struggled [...]

By uclahealth • September 7, 2017

Gastric Sleeve Patient Story Surgery: Sleeve Gastrectomy - Total Lost So Far: 102 pounds* *Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read full disclaimer > "Thank you Dr. Chen." —James When I was 23 years old, I hurt my back at work. By the time I [...]

By uclahealth • August 3, 2017

Gastric Sleeve Patient Story Weight Loss Surgery: Sleeve Gastrectomy - Age 39, Total Lost: 240 pounds lost so far* *Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read full disclaimer > "This has been biggest change I have ever experienced, and it has impacted every aspect [...]

By uclahealth • July 27, 2017