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"Everything was explained in great deal. He and his staff were very professional, knowledgable and upbeat. The surgery was virtually painless for me (it felt similar" to when I had my gallbladder removed). I highly recommend him.

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"I decided to join the gym after my friend told me she went here. It is small and not always busy like Onelife where I used to go. The gym equipment is more than" adequate and they show you how to use everything. They were very friendly and answered all of my questions.

-Nancy S.

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Bariatric medicine

Bariatric medicine focuses on overweight and obese patients. Doctors work closely with patients to help them understand the underlying causes of their obesity, offering a variety of treatment options.

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THEIR FACILITY. Pay the extra ad go to the hospital. And the hospital is
safer (think
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I would recommend you BEWARE of their assessment of your insurance all
together. I was told that the procedure would not be covered under my
insurance. So I put the cost (approx $14,000) on a credit card. Eight
months later I contact my insurance about my sleeve procedure and THEY
WOULD COVER IT. So I filed a claiM...only to be told by Dr
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jOURNEYLITE office that the procedure was actually $38,000 (they were
giving me a "bargain" at $14,000 because the insurance would not pay)
and any more $$ that my insurance paid they would take. This is AFTER I
PAID $14,000. They did refund approx $4000 from the "Dr
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" side of
this facility, but the surgical part they re-billed as $38,000 when I
requested they send the info to my insurance
It's a scam. I also have Medicare but they did not process my claim thru Medicare.
If I were to do it again I would go to the one at
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Staff was friendly and professional. Wait time for my appointment was about 5-10 min while I filled out my paperwork. No up sells or gimmicks. Only treatments tailored to my weightloss needs. Reasonably priced compared to other places in town. What can I say, I lost a lot of weight so I'm happy! The physicians are great and seem to really care.
- Karyn E.

Well, my reason for going in was to just talk to physician about my weight loss options. What I got was my name called, then they took my blood pressure, temp, weight. Next thing I know they say $99.95. The next step was blood work (which I've never heard the results) and an ekg (they asked my if I've ever had an abnormal one). After looking at it for a while I asked if it was ok and they said "yea, it was just too close to your phone". After that the Dr came in (never made eye contact). Rambled off a bunch of stuff, wrote 2 prescriptions, and sent me on my way. This is a pill mill and they do not make the patients safety their number one priority like it should be.
- angela R.

The whole office is amazing, especially with handling insurance paperwork. I had previously seen 3 other doctors and they couldn't get things done like Dr.
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' office could. She is very friendly and spends time answering all my questions. Because of this great patient care, she is not always punctual for appointments. Their follow-up care is great and I can call anytime.
- Julie M.

that day - and he would be on vacation starting the next day. I obviously did not reschedule - went to the program at Unity - which couldn't ahve been more friendly. I have advised my benefit provider with this feedback on which I was told I was not the first - and they have since stopped recommending that office. If you don't mind going through like a sheep - try it - he is said to be one of the best - however - if you have a quesiton - it is "buyer beware!".
- Sherry P.

They were pretty good. My physician recommended them to me. It was pretty easy. If you don't like meat and like carbs it is not the diet for you. The weight just came off. It worked. It is a regular doctor's office. There are two doctors and they are really nice. You pay as you go. The people behind the desk were really nice too. I met my goal.
- Beverly C S.

He is a very excellent and qualified doctor. He gives you a lot of information from his seminars. He has an excellent staff. They are awesome. He understands his patients and encourages you. He informs you of everything he does and what you need to do as a patient.

After weeks of hopeful anticipation and scraping together the quoted $9,990.00 cost of lap-band surgery, I went to see Dr.
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. It was a
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, devastating, horrific disappointment!
First turn off was that I had to sign a waiver that they could take photos of me (before and after) to use in **advertising** and also sound bytes of my voice. Did NOT like that at all.
Secondly, he came in and he was almost as fat as I am! I found it a bit disconcerting to have an extremely overweight WEIGHT-LOSS Dr. tell ME how to loose weight!!!
Thirdly, the Dr. obviously didn't give a "flying Walenda" about me, my health or my questions. He started out by asking me "which surgery do you want?" I told him that I was trying to decide between the lap-band and the lap-band with plication - what did he recommend? He told me that "he expected his patients top have done the research on what surgery THEY wanted on their own and make their decision before coming to him." THAT also turned me off. I explained to him that I did not get enough information about the benefits of one over the other at the seminar. The only thing I had to base a decision on was that the Lap-Band with the plication was $400.00 more expensive than the regular lap-band. So he said a few words about the difference in the two and (of course) suggested that I get the more expensive option. (Not a big surprise there!)
Then the coup-de-
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. He told me that since I weigh over 350 pounds, that I could not have the surgery at the hospital "in the city". I had to have it done at the
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Regional Hospital, but that I was *almost* too fat to have it done there. (Their weight limit is 450 pounds.) AND - since I had to go to *that* hospital, "it was going to be a little more expensive". I asked how MUCH more expensive, and he said $5,000.00!!! That's half again the cost we were quoted! He said that they "didn't give their "self-pay" patients the same kind of a break that the other hospital does. BUT - if I could "get my weight down to under 350 pounds, I could save that money."Feeling totally sucker-punched, I replied, "IF I COULD LOOSE THAT MUCH WEIGHT ON MY OWN, I WOULD NOT BE SITTING HERE!!!"
So, he sent his nurse/finance person in to talk to us.I told her that we had been quoted a price of $9,900.00 and that was to include the cost of the Dr. appt, tests, dietician, psychology appt, surgery, anesthesia and hospital cost. And she said that "she was very sorry, but we were quoted the wrong price!" So I said, you should TELL people this at the seminar (which you are required to attend before you can even get an appt. with the Dr.). And her reply was that the seminar was to educate people about the surgery procedure. Not the cost of it. Funny, I received the cost information and it didn't say a WORD about cost being different if you weighed over 350 pounds! (I wonder what happens to people who weigh over 450 pounds!)
And THEN, as she was going over the cost of having the surgery done at
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, I noticed another figure listed. Besides costing $5,000.00 more for the surgery, you had to pay an ADDITIONAL $750.00 for the Anesthesiologist ***AND*** you were required to purchase their (
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Regional's) major medical insurance in case there were any complications from your surgery!!!!!!!!!!!! Tack on another another chunk there.
Our insurance will NOT cover Bariatric Surgery, so I have to "self-pay" and I guarantee you, I will not be paying anything to this Dr. OR
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Regional. Talk about "bait and switch"!!!
- Chris N.

All Gastric Bypass Doctors in Los Angeles

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10617 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles

Aging Without Disease

137 Montague St 11201

Alda Medical Group

5630 Rosemead Blvd
Temple City

Alda Medical Group

8649 Florence Ave.

Alda Medical Group

11678 Ramona Blvd.
El Monte

Alda Medical Group

834 S. Grand Ave.

Alda Medical Group

1021 E. Walnut St.

Alda Medical Group

1615 N. Indian Hill Blvd.

Alda Medical Group

426 N. Azusa Ave.
West Covina

Alda Medical Group

8649 Florence Ave

Association of South Bay Surgeons

23451 Madison St

Billoups Innovative Healthcare Solutions

Beverly Hills

Caldron, Dr. Randall

West Hills

Chino Hills Medical Weight Control

14504 Pipeline Ave

CURE Center

110 Jensen Ct
Westlake Village

Cynthia Thaik, MD, FACC

23501 Cinema Dr. Suite 117

David Thoman, MD, FACS

520 west junipero street
Santa Barbara

Dishakjian, Dr. Raffi

11200 Corbin Ave

Dr Feiz &Associates

435 N. Roxbury Drive Suite
Beverly Hills

Dr Food Medical Weight Loss

16460 Bake Pkwy

Dr. Arash David Matian, D.O.

13425 Ventura Blvd
Sherman Oaks

Dr. Carson Liu

1301 20th St
Santa Monica

Dr. Charles A. Leroy

1305 W. Arrow Hwy., Suite 107
San Dimas

George G. Mutafyan, Md

1300 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles

Helmuth Billy MD

3200 Telegraph Rd

inHealth Weight Management

18800 Main St.
Huntington Beach

Inland Cosmetic Surgery

8680 Monroe Court
Rancho Cucamonga

Iqbal, Dr. Atif

661 E Altamonte Dr

Jesus Camacho, Personal Trainer

14301 Ventura Blvd
Sherman Oaks

Judi Goldstone MD

23823 Hawthorne Blvd

Kaliko Chiropractic

50 N La Cienega Blvd, 204
Beverly Hills

Khalili Center

9033 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills

Legacy MD


Lubin, Dr. Mathew

2001 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica

M. D. Diet of Temecula

41789 Nicole Ln Ste 3

Magdi Alexander MD,FACS

50 Bellefontaine St

Mar Vista Health Center

3030 Sawtelle Blvd
Los Angeles

Marina Weight Loss

4650 Lincoln Blvd.
Marina Del Rey

Mathias Fobi MD,FACS

21520 Pioneer Blvd
Hawaiian Gardens

Matthew Lublin, MD, Inc,

Santa Monica

Medical AirXpress

Van Nuys Airport
Van Nuys

Medifast/ Take Shape for Life

3460 greenwood ave
Los Angeles

New Program Inc.

3701 Birch St
Newport Beach

Newport Medical and Wellness Center

2216 Newport Blvd.
Costa Mesa

Oliak, Dr. David A.

255 W Central Ave

Pacific Rejuvenation Medical

7230 Medical Center Drive
West Hills

Peter LePort, M.D.

18111 Brookhurst St
Fountain Valley

Privitera, James

625 E Arrow Hwy #6

Professional Weight Control Centers

4020 East Main Street

Samuel Kashani MD

16133 Ventura Blvd.

Santa Monica Wellness Group

2428 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 308
Santa Monica

Shervin Eshaghian MD

2080 Century Park E
Los Angeles

Skin Renaissance

Garden Grove

Skversky, Dr. Robert

320 Superior Avenue
Newport Beach

Southern California Center for Anti-Aging

23823 Hawthorne Blvd.

St. Joseph Hospital

1100 W Stewart Dr

Takahashi, Dr. Aileen

23451 Madison St


359 San Miguel Dr
Newport Beach

The Ink Guys

15872 Boyle Ave

TheGreenLeaf.net - Whole Body Detox

2511 Colorado Blvd.
Los Angeles


624 N. LA Cienega Boulevard
West Hollywood

Vermont Urgent Care & Multi-Specialty Center

1435 S. Vermont Ave
Los Angeles

Waldrep WRAP

Westlake Village

Waldrep, Dr. Donald J.

2 Medical Plaza Dr

Wellesley Medical, Pouya Shafipour MD Inc.

12304 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles

Yong at Heart Total Wellness

5400 Balboa Blvd Ste 212

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