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Patient Videos

People just like you have changed their lives.

Here, you can view the various inspiring stories of people just like you who have benefited from our Weight Loss Program.


Stephanie lost nearly 100 lbs as a result of her bariatric surgery. Her success resulted from having an excellent Fresno Bariatric surgeon, and from following her doctor’s instructions after surgery. Fifteen years later she is no longer at risk for diabetes, enjoys activities like swimming and running, and generally feels that her life is more fulfilling than it was before her surgery.

Ray & Margaret

In this weight loss surgery video, Ray and Margaret share their experience of bariatric weight loss surgery as a couple. The happily married couple underwent their individual surgeries roughly a week apart, allowing them to experience every step of the process at almost exactly the same time. Becoming healthier hand in hand made the entire process easier for both of them. Previously, they tried numerous diets and exercise programs only to experience failure. Bariatric surgery was the only option that offered the results they had been seeking.


Before Jan underwent bariatric surgery at Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital, she was facing a major medical problem that was a direct result of her excess weight. Her doctor informed her that she had a failing liver and explained that, due to her age, she was not a candidate for a new liver. After the bariatric surgery, her liver recovered as she experienced a decrease in weight. Jan loved her surgical experience at Fresno Bariatric. In addition to adding years to her life, the care team made her feel unique, treating her like an individual throughout the process and customizing her care to her specific needs.


Cynthia is an example of how quickly some people can experience success from bariatric surgery. At the age of 54, she realized that she was simply incapable of managing her weight alone. Cynthia was suffering from several co-morbid conditions, diabetes, sleep apnea, and high blood pressure. A year after surgery, she no longer suffered from any of these medical issues and was able to enjoy activities like exercising, playing with her grandchildren, and riding her Harley Davidson. Cynthia has lost over 100 lbs so far. Because of her new understanding of nutrition and diet, Cynthia is sure she will keep it off in the future!


Cathy is thrilled with the way Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital helped her on her journey towards a healthier life. Before bariatric surgery, Cathy suffered from diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Since surgery, her blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol have all been within normal levels. The change is nothing short of miraculous in her opinion, and she credits Fresno Bariatric with giving her life back to her. Cathy intends to take advantage of her new, healthy life by spending it with those she loves the most!



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About Fresno Bariatrics

Fresno Bariatrics, located in Fresno, California, is one of the most experienced weight loss surgery programs in the country. On both the state and national levels, we are a step above most other weight loss surgery programs. Our superb clinical outcomes have earned HealthGrades' five-star ratings and a Bariatric Excellence Award™ 6 years in a row, putting our program in the top five of all California hospitals.

Our team of bariatric surgeons, nurses, and life coaches are eager to help you through a personalized weight loss surgery program with long-term results. We've helped thousands of people reverse obesity with the assistance of LAP-BAND, Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy (Gastric Sleeve) and Revision Weight-Loss Surgery procedures.

Our world-class bariatric surgeons are board-certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and are members of the American College of Surgeons.

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Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital
15 E Audubon Drive
Fresno, CA, 93720

(866) 433-8558