For Immediate Release
Norwalk, Calif., October 1, 2019 – Coast Plaza Hospital (CPH) announced today that it now offering bariatric surgery services with one of the top bariatric surgeons in Los Angeles. Services include Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass, LAP band surgery, REALIZE band and revision for failed weight loss surgery.
“We are thrilled to be able to offer these bariatric surgery options to our community,” said Patrick Rafferty, CEO of Coast Plaza Hospital. “Living with obesity can have very serious consequences on health, and many patients have had great success improving their quality of life and well-being through these procedures. We are proud to continue to follow our mission of providing affordable, high-quality, compassionate care to all through the hands of such a dedicated and qualified surgeon.”
CPH began offering bariatric services in October of 2019 through Dr. Shyam L. Dahiya. Dr. Dahiya comes to us with more than 20 years of experience in general and trauma surgery. He is an American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence (ASMBS) designee and sits on the council of the California chapter of the ASMBS. He is also a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), representing over five thousand surgeons and healthcare professionals dedicated to advancing minimally invasive surgical techniques worldwide. By using state-of-the-art technology and equipment, he is able to perform these procedures in the most non-invasive manner with the shortest possible recovery times.
For more information, or to find out if you are a candidate, please call us at (562) 335-6628.
About Avanti Hospitals
The Avanti hospital system operates in the Greater Los Angeles area, and includes Memorial Hospital of Gardena, Coast Plaza Hospital in Norwalk, East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital, and Community Hospital of Huntington Park. Avanti’s mission is to continue our hospitals’ longstanding tradition of improving the overall health of the communities we serve by providing affordable, high-quality healthcare services with consistency and compassion. For more information, visit www.avantihospitals.com.