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Wittgrove Bariatric Center

Wittgrove Bariatric Center

Show Phone Number9834 Genesee Avenue, #328, La Jolla, California, 92037US
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Opening Hours

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 13:00
Saturday
Sunday
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Gastric Band
Gastric Bypass
Gastric Sleeve
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About Wittgrove Bariatric Center

Making positive changes in the lives of patients with morbid obesity is the aim of this highly qualified and experienced bariatric surgeon who consults with patients at his clinic located at La Jolla in California. He has served the needs of patients from the year 1986 and was a pioneering surgeon who performed the first laparoscopic gastric bypass surgical procedure at the clinic. All procedures are performed after a detailed health assessment of patients. Services include gastric bypass surgery, gastric band surgery, gastric pouch reduction surgery, gastric sleeve surgery and bariatric revision surgery.

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Accreditations

  • ASMBS - American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (US) 
  • ACS - American College of Surgeons (US) 

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Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery

 
Bariatric Surgery Consultation
 
Gastric Band
 
Gastric Bypass
 
Gastric Sleeve
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Alan C.

Dr Alan C. Wittgrove

Job Title:
  Principal Surgeon
Biography:
Dr. Alan Wittgrove, our program Medical Director, is known as the father of laparoscopic gastric bypass: he performed the first laparoscopic gastric bypass in the world as primary surgeon in 1993. This was performed right here in San Diego, California. Dr Wittgrove is board certified in general surgery and is a fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He served 10 years in the Navy and has been doing bariatric surgery since he set up his private practice in San Diego in 1986. Since the mid 1990’s he has been doing essentially only bariatric surgery in the setting of a multi-disciplinary team approach. Dr. Wittgrove was the President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) in 2003 – 2004.

Dr Konstanzer

Job Title:
  Doctor
Biography:
He was born and raised in Mobile Alabama. He received his medical degree from Loma Linda University. He served in the Navy as a flight surgeon. He then started a general practice in San Diego and began assisting in Bariatric Surgery. He has assisted on over 10,000 Bariatric surgeries and has been assisting Dr. Wittgrove for over ten years.
Tracy

Ms Tracy Martinez

Job Title:
  Lead / Senior Nurse
Biography:
Tracy Martinez RN, BSN, CBN, is our program director. She oversees all aspects of our program and our multidisciplinary team who provide support before and after surgery. She is dedicated to help every patient optimize their health and well being. Tracy was the first elected president of Integrated Health Section of the ASMBS from 2000 – 2004 . She is currently the co-chair of the Multidisciplinary Care Committee. In addition Tracy is a proud to serve on the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC). The OAC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to help individuals affected by excess weight-related health conditions through education and advocacy. Our program has very significant experience from all aspects of care!
Show Phone Number9834 Genesee Avenue, #328, La Jolla, California, 92037US