Blog Archive

Success Story: Doctors Medical Center Mar 16th, 2020

Patients seeking surgical treatment for severe obesity and its related conditions have a high-quality choice for receiving treatment at a nationally accredited program that meets the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care in the Central Valley. Doctors Medical Center is accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the...

Success Story: Mike G. Mar 9th, 2020

  My story started in 2014 with a knee replacement failure. Due to multiple surgeries on my knee and being mostly bedridden for about 3 years, I gained more weight than I thought I could. I was depressed all the time and ate my worries away but that didn’t help...

Success Story: Joey S. Feb 26th, 2020

DS Loop Surgery "I was always a big guy. It never stopped me from having friends or getting a job. When my weight got up past 450 pounds it started to effect everything. A friend posted that picture of me on the field on social media and I thought to...

Recipe: Chocolate Mousse Dip Feb 14th, 2020

I always tell my patients “special occasions” are times for a little splurge. I also tell them….make sure you define special! Everything can be a special occasion if we let it. It’s his birthday. It’s her birthday. It’s your birthday. Presidents Day. Labor Day. Tuesday….you get the idea :) Valentine’s...

Doctor of the Month: Dr. Matthew Coates, MD Feb 10th, 2020

Here are what the patients are saying about Dr. Matthew Coates "Thanking Dr. Coates for last May’s surgery!! I’m down almost 90 pounds with a sleeve, I remember him coming into the room before surgery and talking with him, he’s very likable very professional & I’m so grateful for this...

Provider Spotlight: Dr. Huber Jan 6th, 2020

  Andy Huber, MD is a board-certified general surgeon who is specializing in bariatric surgery. He is coming from his Advanced GI/Minimally invasive surgery fellowship at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. Before his fellowship he had completed his general surgery training at San Joaquin General Hospital in French Camp,...

Success Story: Nikki P. Dec 31st, 2019

Well, it personally took me five years to have the gastric bypass! I was severely obsessed and had a hard time walking and running and just basically I was ready for a change. I got to be really overweight and I had the attitude where I didn’t care what happened to...

Recipe: Magic Keto Cookies Dec 23rd, 2019

CAL/SERV: 130 YIELDS: 15 PREP TIME: 0 HOURS 10 MINS TOTAL TIME: 0 HOURS 35 MINS   INGREDIENTS 1/4 c. coconut oil 3 tbsp. butter, softened 3 tbsp. granulated Swerve sweetener 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 4 large egg yolks 1 c. sugar-free dark chocolate chips, such as Lily's 1 c. coconut flakes 3/4 c. roughly chopped walnuts    DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350° and...

Doctor of the Month: Dr. Patrick Coates, MD Dec 16th, 2019

Here are what patients are saying about the amazing Dr. Patrick Coates!   "He was my surgeon!! He really put my son and I at ease!! I had complete trust that everything was going to be alright thanks to Dr. Coates." -Michelle Caliriquen    "Sleeved 12/14/16. Thank you Dr Patrick...

Recipe: Keto Pumpkin Pie Nov 10th, 2019

When Thanksgiving rolls around we can't get roasted turkey and pumpkin pie off our minds. All of the desserts can be tempting, but if you are wanting to keep it low-carb, this keto pumpkin pie will make it easy. Pile it high with whipped cream and no one will know the difference!      INGREDIENTS...

Provider Spotlight: Dr. Coirin Nov 3rd, 2019

HERE ARE WHAT PATIENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE AMAZING DR. COIRIN: "He was super amazing to me!! He would come and check on me to make sure I was doing good." -Candice Arellano   "Dr. Corin did not do mine but I had to be rehospitalized and he was my...

Event: 1st Annual Patient Appreciation Gala Oct 27th, 2019

On October 25th, 2019 Central California hosted their 1st Annual Patient Appreciation Gala, Hollywood Nights!! The guests enjoyed a night of celebration as we listen to the successful journey's of the CCS weight-loss surgery patients. Fat City Brew and BBQ was the cater of choice. Don King the owner is...

Success Story: Jennifer F. Aug 20th, 2019

I never had a weight issue growing up. Into my 30's, I was always working out and into nutrition. At 36, I had my first and last child. I struggled to get the weight off. Then at 40, I started having health issues. I ended up having a few surgeries....

Recipe: Keto Peanut Butter Cookies Jun 10th, 2019

Ingredients 1 cup sugar-free all-natural peanut butter ½ cup of unsalted softened butter 1 cup of sugar substitute (Swerve, an erythritol blend, or Lakanto’s Monk fruit. ) Can be purchased on Amazon, Sprouts and other health food stores. 1 egg [1 cup of almond flour ] 1 teaspoon of baking...

In the Media: SutterHealth News May 9th, 2019

Our very own Dr. Antonio Coirin was featured in Sutter Health news on May 9th, 2019 for becoming robotic surgery certified! Read the article written by Angela Borchert:  "MMC Employee Grateful for Robotic Surgery that Changed Her Life; Celebrates Accreditation"   *Cover image courtesy of newsplus.sutterhealth.org