Bariatric Center


Weight-loss surgery at Bay Area Hospital
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Bay Area Hospital was designated a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the Metabolic And Bariatric Surgery Accreditation And Quality Program (MBSAQIP). This special recognition acknowledges the high-quality care that is the hallmark of Bay Area Hospital and Bay Bariatrics.

In order to be named a Bariatric Center of Excellence, Bay Area Hospital underwent a site inspection during which all aspects of its bariatric surgery processes were examined and health outcomes information reviewed.


A highly skilled, dedicated team
Steven Tersigni, MD

Steven Tersigni, M.D., performs more than 200 bariatric surgeries a year. The Bay Area Hospital multidisciplinary bariatric team includes surgeons, nurses, medical consultants, dietitians, staff to help with discharge planning, and physical and occupational therapists.
Our team has ongoing specialty training in the field of bariatrics to provide patients with the best in evidence-based care.



 

Alexey Markelov, MD

Alexey Markelov, M.D., helps the bariatric team by bringing his expertise in body-contouring, which eliminates excess skin and fat that remain after bariatric surgery. Dr. Markelov observes the highest patient safety criteria and combines surgical precision with his unique artistic approach to help his patients look their best.



 

 

Care you can depend on


Bay Area Hospital has newly remodeled bariatric rooms with state-of-the-art equipment to enhance the comfort and overall experience for our bariatric patients and their families.

To maintain the highest standard of care, our multidisciplinary staff participates in continuous education.

The collaboration between Bay Area Hospital and Bay Bariatric provides you with all of the educational supplies and resources you need to be successful with your weight-loss surgery.


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