Awards and Accreditation

American College of Surgeons Bariatric Surgery Center NetworkThe Clovis Community Weight-Loss Surgery Center has been widely recognized as one of the top bariatric programs in California, and furthermore, the country.

We are an Accredited Bariatric Surgery Center in the American College of Surgeons Bariatric Surgery Center Network and recognized by major insurance companies as a Center of Excellence for high quality surgical outcomes and excellence in post-operative care. To qualify as a bariatric Center of Excellence, a facility must demonstrate 10 qualities of excellence:

  1. Institutional commitment to excellence
  2. Surgical experience and volume
  3. Designated medical director on staff
  4. Responsive critical care support
  5. Appropriate equipment and instruments
  6. Surgeon dedication and qualified call coverage
  7. Clinical pathways and standard operating procedures
  8. Bariatric nurses, physician extenders, and a program coordinator
  9. Patient support groups
  10. Long-term patient follow-up