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Obesity Control Center is an innovative, and industry-leading metabolic weight loss center of excellence that helps people from around the world achieve their weight loss goals using lifestyle changes and the most modern and safe techniques in bariatric surgery. OCC is fully accredited and follows the highest US medical safety standards. We have the lowest complication and infection rate with a 20+ year track record of over 25,000 successful surgeries. We’ve pioneered multiple techniques used around the world, such as the Improved Gastric Sleeve. With an all-inclusive service and five-year post-operation follow-up plan, The Obesity Control Center ensures you’re a member of the #OCCFamily for life.

Learn more about what we do at the Obesity Control Center straight from our renowned doctors, and check out stories from our #OCCFamily.

OCC Recognized for Innovation

Selecting a bariatric surgeon to entrust with your procedure can be a long process. You may find several who seem qualified and who have been successfully performing the same weight loss services for a while, but have they innovated in their field? Advancements in technology and techniques push the medical field forward and allow for […]

What Excess Weight is Really Like

Bariatric surgery for weight loss isn’t a quick fix, but its effects can be dramatic, with results peaking one year after surgery. To better maintain and appreciate your body’s changes and your new lifestyle, it helps measure your milestones. But we’re not talking about obsessing over the numbers that appear on your scale. Try to […]

Get An Energy Boost After Bariatric Surgery

Just minutes south of San Diego, the Obesity Control Center, a trusted weight loss service, offers solutions for a healthier life. As an industry-leading metabolic weight loss Center of Excellence, we have helped people from around the world achieve their weight-loss goals using lifestyle changes and the safest and most modern techniques in bariatric surgery. […]

OCC Restores Patients’ Fertility with Gastric Sleeve Weight Loss Surgery

Obesity can affect all aspects of your life, including your ability to have children. People with higher BMIs are at a greater risk for pregnancy complications and issues conceiving. At the Obesity Control Center, we understand this issue. Dozens of hopeful mothers have come to us for help. With our revolutionary Improved Gastric Sleeve procedure, […]

Make This New Year the Last Year You Resolve to Lose Weight

Telling yourself to lose weight is always the easy part of a New Year’s Resolution. However, without setting realistic goals and a clear plan, you’re bound to only see temporary results that lead you to give up. Set the wheels in motion by scheduling a bariatric procedure now, and you will immediately have concrete goals, […]

5 Ways to Mentally and Emotionally Prepare for Your Bariatric Procedure

At the Obesity Control Center, a weight loss service center just minutes south of San Diego, we understand how bariatric surgery is a lifelong journey that will instigate drastic changes not just in your body but your lifestyle as well. It can be an overwhelming road ahead as you take on this life-changing opportunity–one that […]

5 Tips For Healthier Eating in 2021

Change can be challenging, but creating a healthy lifestyle does not have to mean taking one drastic leap. Even the smallest steps, such as smarter, healthier eating habits, can make a difference in your health and weight-loss journey. And besides, why not let the new year be the start of the new you? Having performed […]

Discover What “Unparalleled Care” Means at the Obesity Control Center

Bariatric surgery or any other medical procedure can be a stressful one. From going to an unfamiliar facility to wondering about how the procedure will go, seeking medical care can feel overwhelming. It is for this reason that the Obesity Control Center has carefully designed an experience that is both comfortable and successful. Just minutes […]

Don’t Wait to Change Your Life. Get Fast-Tracked for Bariatric Surgery at OCC

Getting an insurance company to pay for weight-loss surgery can take years—that is, if you’re even approved at all. Having to navigate through the inevitable red tape only to be denied can be incredibly disheartening. Prolonged waiting times can not only be discouraging, but it also increases the chance that you’ll simply give up on […]

How Revision Surgery At OCC Can Turn A Failed Bariatric Procedure Into A Success

It’s important to get bariatric surgery right the first time as bariatric revision surgeries are more expensive and difficult to perform, and they are normally not covered by insurance. But if your sleeve fails, you can either give up or try again—this time with the best possible doctors. The Obesity Control Center, located just minutes […]