Industry-leading specialist Steven Patching, MD, offers General Surgery and Bariatric Care at his top-rated private practice in Sacramento, California. Since launching the first private practice bariatric program in 1999, Dr. Patching has performed many bariatric surgeries and specializes in the gastric sleeve and gastric bypass operations, using the most advanced minimally invasive techniques.
Dr. Patching earned his medical degree at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine, and finished his general surgery residency at the UC Davis Medical Center. He was one of the first surgeons in the world to complete an advanced laparoscopic surgery fellowship in Liege, Belgium in 1993. In addition, Dr. Patching completed specialized robotic surgery training so he could offer patients the full spectrum of innovative cutting-edge bariatric and general surgery procedures.
Dr. Patching’s bariatric program was the first in United States to earn certification through the American Society for Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery.
Dr. Patching's center takes a preventive approach by helping patients avoid diseases instead of simply treating them when they arise. For example, bariatric surgery can reduce the risk of potentially fatal cardiovascular and liver diseases.
Schedule a general surgery or bariatric consultation from Sacramento’s premier advanced laparoscopic and robotic specialist.