We reviewed all the Bariatric Surgeons serving the Orange County, and picked the top picks based on experience, education, and empathy. We searched for surgeons based in Orange, Irvine, Santa Ana, Newport Beach, and all surrounding cities of Orange County.

If you're looking for more bariatric surgeons in Southern California please view Los Angeles Bariatric Surgeons and San Diego Bariatric Surgeons.

Orange County in California state represents a population of 3.19 million people. The residents have a median age of 38.3 years and earn a median salary of $89,759.

Orange County has a 1,053:1 ratio of patients to primary care physicians. This ratio represents a 0.284% decrease from the previous year. Compared to the neighboring counties of San Diego, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Riverside County, the ratio of patients to primary care physicians is low in Orange County, which is really good.

Adult obesity rate across different counties of Orange County is 19.2%.

In terms of health coverage, Orange County has a high ratio of uninsured individuals at 7.43%. 48.9.9% of the population has employer coverage, 19.7% are on Medicaid, 110.3% on Medicare, 0.705% on military or VA coverage, and 13% have non-group health insurance.

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18111 Brookhurst St, Suite 6400, Fountain Valley, CA, 92708

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Kelly Francis, MD is a general and bariatric surgeon operating out of the Orange County, California area. She obtained her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine before completing her surgical residency and fellowship at Tulane University Department of Surgery.

2617 E Chapman Ave Suite#201 Orange

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Owen, MD, FACS, FASMBS is a bariatric surgery specialist based in Orange County, CA. He is one of the most experienced bariatric surgeons in the US who has performed over 8000 weight-loss surgeries. He was a pioneer to perform sleeve gastrectomy in Southern California. His Inverted Corner Gastric Sleeve technique that reduces heartburn and prevents leaks post-op was published by SOARD – a premier weight-loss journal. His experience gives him an edge to handle complex revision surgeries, senior care, and other high-risk patients. His expertise in managing pre and post-op bariatric patients makes him the most trusted and sort-after doctor in this segment.

18111 Brookhurst St. Ste 5600, Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Ali, MD, is a general surgery specialist who has countless years of experience and is currently based in Orange County, CA. He is an expert in Gastric Bypass surgery, LAP-BAND procedure, minimally invasive surgical procedures, and weight-loss surgeries. He was a decorated naval physician and a Lieutenant Commander when he left his services for private practice.

496 Old Newport Blvd Newport Beach, CA 92663

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Quebbemann, MD, FACS, FASMBS, is a board-certified general surgeon with special training in bariatric surgeries based out of Orange County, California. He has had more than 8000 successful patients in his 30 years of service. He is the founder of the Center for Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery (CALSURG) and The N.E.W. Program , Inc. – a comprehensive medical and weight management program, and in 2023 he founded SLIMMS. He is known for his innovative approach to the management of bariatric surgery patients. He is an expert in minimally invasive surgical procedures.

255 West Central Avenue, Suite 203 Brea, CA 92821

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Oliak, MD, is a board-certified surgeon with a specialization in advanced laparoscopic and robotic weight loss surgery in Orange County, California. He has done more than 3000 successful surgeries with a track record of quality patient care for 22 years.

2083 Compton Ave Ste. 104 Corona, CA 92881

Excellence through Safety and Effectiveness

Dr. Suh, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon in Orange County, CA, who is internationally recognized as a pioneer in laparoscopic surgical techniques. He is one of the few bariatric surgeons in the world to have performed over 6000 bariatric surgeries. He has surgical expertise in Hernia, Hiatal Hernia, Gastric Bypass, weight loss surgeries, Laparoscopic Gallbladder surgery, and Acid Reflux Disease (GERD).

18111 Brookhurst St. Ste 5600, Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. LePort, MD, is a skilled general surgeon with special training in bariatric surgery in the Orange County, California area. He has done more than 1000 bariatric surgeries over his career. He has expertise in Acid Reflux Disease (GERD), Revision Weight Loss surgeries, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve surgery, Robotic-assisted surgeries, and bariatric medicine. He is on the ​Board of Surgical Excellence – ​a consulting organization for safety​ a​ nd excellence in medical and surgical care for patients in the US as well as the rest of th​e world.

18225 Brookhurst Street, Suite 5 Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Bariatric Surgeons
Dr. Atif Iqbal is a board-certified and fellowship trained surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive bariatric procedures and digestive disorder surgery, serving the Orange County, CA area. He also specializes in minimally invasive and robotic weight loss surgery. His areas of expertise include Gastro esophageal reflux disease, Barrett’s disease, benign and malignant disease of the esophagus and stomach, as well as motility disorders. He has done research and published in national and international journals on topics of Bariatric surgery and its impact and surgical management of GERD.
Currently he is CEO and President of “New Life Surgery” a very comprehensive Program that specializes in surgical management of Bariatric Patients and Patient suffering from severe GERD.

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Top Orange County Surgeons?

Our mission is to connect you with the leading bariatric surgeons locally. We've hand-picked the top Bariatric Surgeons in the Orange County based on our three phase methodology. Here is our list of bariatric surgeon picks who serve the Orange County.

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Our Selection Criteria:

1. Education

We list only the most qualified bariatric professionals who have accreditations, awards, and licensing.

2. Experience

Vast surgical experience in laparoscopic bariatric surgery and general surgery is a must. Must have the necessary practical experience for

3. Empathy

Surgeons with the professionalism and empathy to provide the best service to those seek obesity treatments.

Bariatric Surgery FAQs

On average, bariatric surgery in Orange County can cost anywhere between $17,000-$36,000. However, it is important to note that these prices can vary depending on a number of factors such as insurance coverage and the procedure you opt for.

While generally considered a safe procedure, bariatric surgery has it's risks, as with any surgical procedure. Complications can include bleeding, infection, and blood clots.

Bariatric surgery can be significantly helpful for patients dealing with weight-related health issues such as diabetes and morbid obesity.