Bariatric Surgery Podcasts

Get the latest health information on weight-loss surgery from healthcare professionals:

Bariatric Surgery: Importance of Long Term Care

Have you struggled to lose weight only to have it come right back on again? Weight-loss surgery at Palmdale Regional Medical Center is an option for people who have tried diets and exercise but continue to struggle with weight loss.

We evaluate each patient’s condition and medical history to arrive at an individual solution, and we provide support before, during and after the procedure.

Liz Roark, the Bariatric Coordinator at Palmdale Regional Medical Center, is here to discuss all your options when considering Bariatric surgery.


The Benefits of Weight-Loss Surgery

When diet and exercise have not worked, there’s an alternative.

John Yadegar, MD, Medical Director of the Bariatric Program at Palmdale Regional Medical Center, points out that weight-loss surgery is considered a last resort. Those who are candidates and can make the necessary adjustments “do remarkably well," he says.

Listen in as Dr. Yadegar answers some common questions about weight loss surgery.

Individual results may vary. There are risks associated with any surgical procedure. Talk with your doctor about these risks to find out if bariatric surgery is right for you.