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Sacramento Bariatric Medical Associates

12/29/2017 11:53AM

Bariatric Surgical Procedures and Metabolic Surgery for Diabetes

5769 Greenback Lane  //  Sacramento

Dr. Laura Machado founded Sacramento Bariatric Medical Associates in 2003. Her goal was to provide a comprehensive bariatric program with the emphasis on long-term success. Dr. Machado has performed over 5000 bariatric surgical procedures. Her practice provides a unique and personal approach to the treatment of the disease of obesity and its associated medical conditions. She has directed the bariatric program at Mercy San Juan Medical Center since its inception and helped lead that program to the numerous certifications and awards it has received for excellence in bariatric care over the years.

Dr. Machado was trained at the University of California and studied under some of the most experienced surgeons in the country.  She has participated in landmark bariatric research studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Machado performs all bariatric procedures including gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and adjustable gastric banding. She has significant experience in the correction and revision of bariatric procedures and receives patients from across the country seeking treatment. Her level of experience provides her patients with an efficient surgical approach that minimizes risk and time under anesthesia. Her dedication allows them to achieve and maintain their weight loss and improved health.

Dr. Machado believes that bariatric surgery is an efficient tool that requires commitment and dedication by both the provider and the patient for the best outcomes. Each patient requires a unique approach to their surgical needs and the correct tool to achieve the desired results. Dr. Machado offers free seminars monthly for patients considering bariatric surgery. This is a 90 minute seminar designed to educate patients on the procedures and introduce them to her program. You will find Dr. Machado to be approachable and personable with a unique understanding of obesity from first-hand experience.

Feel free to call her office at (916) 338-7200 or email for further information.

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