I ran a half marathon

I have a lot more energy, I’m so much more active!

Leaders in bariatric surgery

Our team has the experience.

We transformed!

Read Anna and Kyler’s incredible journey.

The path lies ahead

What do you want to explore? It’s your time and this is your path.

Good health

We are each other’s best support.

Take a walk on the beach

The life you want is yours to live. Take the next step.

I hike everywhere.

I can walk now — I used to have to sit all the time

Look at where we live...

Get ready to do everything you want to do!

Ready to take the next step?

We can’t wait to meet you. Contact us today.

Your transformation starts here.

Excellence. Caring. Compassion: In everything we do and for every life we touch. At Southern Oregon Bariatric Center we understand the day-to-day challenges faced by people struggling with the disease of obesity. Since 2003 our bariatric surgical program has been helping people just like YOU transform their lives from an experience of overwhelming challenges to joyful triumphs.  Read More...

Is bariatric surgery right for you? The answer to this question is discovered both through looking inward to yourself and outward to our comprehensive bariatric program. Along your journey of discovery we will assist you in learning about the types of bariatric surgeries, as well as nutrition, fitness, and behavioral changes critical for life-long success after bariatric surgery.

This website is your first step. Here you will meet our team, learn more about our program, the surgeries we offer, and the important next steps to take along the way from considering bariatric surgery, to having bariatric surgery, to living the rest of your life, triumphantly!

Check out our Free Online Bariatric Seminar.

Bariatric Seminar

Learn more about your options and our program by taking our bariatric seminar.

Body Mass Index

Compute your BMI – the approximate measure of body fat based on your height and weight.

Contact Us

For our office location, directions and contact numbers.

Meet our Team

Check out the wonderful team we have ready to help.

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to all the major questions, from Do I Qualify to How Do I Get Started?

Can I Afford It?

Explore costs, insurance, financing, and factor in the costs of living before and after.

“At age 55 I feel like a new man.”

Three years ago, Ben weighed 465 pounds, was living with Type 2 Diabetes, and was convinced
that his life would be significantly shortened if he didn’t take immediate action. Then he transformed.

Learn More

A Bariatric Surgery Story – Not an Extreme Solution to Treat Your Obesity

Millions of Americans Qualify for Bariatric Surgery: Do You?

Don’t Believe the Myths. Learn the Truth about Bariatric Surgery.

Videos courtesy of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Get Inspired!

Discover how a Navy Veteran, a Stanford Nurse, and a former NFL player used weight loss surgery to overcome their struggles with obesity.

It Starts Today – How obesity surgery helps people reclaim their lives

Video courtesy of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Patient Resources

Support Group Calendar

Our support group provides weight loss surgery patients an opportunity to discuss their new and healthier lifestyles.
View the Support Group Calendar

Weight Loss Surgery Podcast

Our family nurse practitioner Reeger Cortell created this podcast to support bariatric patients. Listen to Reeger’s
Weight Loss Surgery Podcast

Post-Op Program

Keep moving. Eat according to instructions.
Drink water. Do breathing exercises. Visit for follow-up care.
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