Weight Loss (Bariatric) Procedures in Los Angeles

Bariatric Surgical Procedures – Soma Weight Loss Los Angeles

Achieve The Weight Loss That You Desire

Obesity negatively affects one’s health and quality of life, causing dangerous conditions including heart disease and diabetes. Exercise and diet aren’t always enough to create meaningful weight loss.

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If you live in greater Los Angeles area and are searching for a minimally invasive bariatric procedure to help you lose weight, Soma Bariatrics may be for you. Recovery time is swift, and patients are able to lose the weight and keep it off with healthy lifestyle changes.


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How Does Bariatric Surgery Work?

The estimated number of bariatric surgery procedures in the United States has steadily increased since 2011, with 196,000 procedures taking place in 2015, according to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. As patients experience the massive benefits of significant, meaningful weight loss after bariatric surgery, these procedures have become increasingly popular for those aiming to lose weight.

Weight loss surgical procedures restrict the amount of food that the stomach of a patient can hold, which causes a quicker feeling of fullness. Some bariatric surgeries may also or alternatively interrupt the digestive process or impede absorption of nutrients. By altering the body in this way, obese patients who undergo this type of surgery restrict caloric intake and/or nutrient absorption and lose weight.

There are five types of weight loss procedures offered by Soma Bariatrics.

At Soma Bariatrics, we learn all the details of your medical history, current lifestyle and weight loss goals, so we can make the best recommendation for you to achieve long-lasting weight loss success. You’ll receive comprehensive support and treatment after surgery, too.


Gastric Balloon

ORBERA Intragastric Balloon - This is a soft, resilient silicone balloon designed for those with a BMI of 30 to 40.

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Gastric Sleeve

Gastric sleeve surgery is for the morbidly obese who have been unable to lose weight with diet and exercise.

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Lap Band

In this minimally invasive procedure, a hollow tube is placed around the upper portion of the stomach.

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Gastric Bypass

By reducing the amount of food put into your body, gastric bypass surgery can help you achieve long-term, dramatic weight loss.

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Tummy Tuck

Following bariatric surgery, you may still be left with excess skin and a sagging belly. A tummy tuck can provide you with a smoother, tighter stomach.

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At Soma Bariatrics, we love helping people. If you’ve made serious attempts at losing weight through diet and exercise with little success, you may be a good candidate for weight loss surgery. The videos below are a good place to start. Once you’re done, give us a call at 855-SOMA-411 (766-2411) or visit our Los Angeles offices to schedule a free consultation. Our patients have found good health, joy and freedom through bariatric surgery, and we may be able to help you too.

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Testimonials for Dr. Naim and Soma Weight Loss

“I'm thrilled to death with my results. I feel 20 years younger, so much more energy, so much healthier. I feel I have a new lease on life. I really feel I have improved my health and thus my life. Thank you Dr. Naim.!”
Deborah E. S.

Talk to Us Today for a Free Weight Loss Consultation

If any of the weight loss surgeries offered at Soma Bariatrics sound appealing to you, we’d love to have you in one of our Los Angeles offices for a free consultation. Most weight loss procedures are covered by insurance, and we also offer competitive cash packages.  Click the button below or give us a call at 855-SOMA-411 (766-2411).