Dr. Laura Machado and Sacramento Bariatric voted Sacramento's Top Bariatric Surgeon
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We offer the Lap Band, Gastric Bypass, and Gastric Sleeve procedures.
Please call us at 916-338-7200 or email us at info@sacbar.com


Monthly New Patient Informational Seminars

An introduction to our program begins with attendance at our Informational Seminar.  Dr. Machado will discuss the recommended weight loss procedures available and the process for patients considering weight loss surgery.  Seminars are free and patients as well as family and support persons are welcome.  The seminar is an important step in the educational process and preparation for bariatric surgery.

Please call (916) 338-7200 or send an email to register with our office.

Informational Seminars are from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Located at:  6555 Coyle Avenue, Carmichael, CA 95608
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The seminar is located in the Mercy Physicians Plaza, on the first floor in Lukens Auditorium (Suite 150).

At the conclusion of the seminar, Dr. Machado will personally answer your questions and you will be given information on how to proceed with our program.

Monthly Support Group Meetings

Support groups are educationally based for the postoperative needs of all bariatric patients.  Support groups are coordinated Dr. Machado, her physician assistant, or other qualified bariatric professionals. The meetings focus on such topics as nutrition, exercise, lifestyle modification, plastic surgery, and interpersonal relationships after bariatric surgery.  Support group agendas and potential outings or activities will be announced in detail monthly on the Sacramento Bariatric Page on Facebook. Follow us to get these updates directed.

Upcoming dates for 2016 Informational Seminars:

Informational seminars are generally offered on the first Monday evening each month,unless specified otherwise. Our goal is to provide an efficient but comprehensive educational process as you prepare for weight loss surgery and long-term dietary and health improvements. Patients will be scheduled for office consultations following each seminar and will generally been seen the month that they attend to begin this journey.

  • January 4, 2016
  • February 1, 2016
  • March 7, 2016
  • April 4, 2016
  • May 2, 2016
  • June 6, 2016
  • July 11, 2016
  • August 9, 2016 ** (second Tuesday)
  • September 12, 2016 ** (second Monday)
  • October 3, 2016 **
  • November 7, 2016
  • December 5, 2016


Sacramento Bariatric Medical Associates
5769 Greenback Lane
Sacramento, Ca 95841

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