News from California's top weight loss surgery center | Clovis Bariatrics

Bariatric surgery for diabetes control is the top medical innovation for 2013, according to Cleveland Clinic's seventh-annual list of Top 10 Medical Innovations.

For people who are extremely overweight and likely to develop diabetes, surgery may be the best form of prevention.

Clovis Community Medical Center received another three-year accreditation from the American College of Surgeons as a Center of Excellence. That’s a designation reserved for only the best programs in the United States, said Dr. Felix, medical director of the hospital’s bariatric program.