Bariatric Surgery & Medical Weight Loss in Palo Alto
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Bariatric Surgery & Medical Weight Loss, Palo Alto
Bariatric surgery, and the lifestyle changes required to achieve your desired outcome, requires a serious commitment on your part. But your commitment also comes with a promise from the Bariatric and Metabolic Interdisciplinary Clinic (BMI Clinic) to do everything we can to help you succeed. Stanford's Bariatric Surgery Clinic in Palo Alto is the first Center of Excellence in Northern California to achieve Level 1A certification by the American College of Surgeons
900 Blake Wilbur Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94304
A referral from your primary care doctor is required.
PREPARE FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT
Bariatric surgery requirements include:
- Proof of six months supervised attempts at weight loss with documented weights
- Psychological evaluation
- Upper endoscopy
- Meet with a nutritionist before and after surgery
- Diagnostic tests completed within six months prior to surgery
Bring or mail ahead of time the results of your diagnostic tests, your completed Patient Questionnaire and Food Diary. You can also receive a copies of forms from our New Patient Coordinator at 650-736-7102.
Tip: We receive hundreds of faxes daily. Please send any information via overnight mail services so that you will have a tracking number and will allow us to securely receive your paperwork, labs and consultations.
Call us to make an appointment
For Referring Physicians
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions, visit Referring Physicians.
You may also submit a web referral or complete a referral form and fax it to 650-320-9443 or e-mail the Referral Center at ReferralCenter@stanfordhealthcare.org
- Send referrals online
- Place radiology orders
- View referral status
- Access medical records