Success Stories

Our patients have wonderful stories about their experiences with weight loss surgery and how gaining control of your weight and health can change your life. Here are their stories.



Corinne Morin was always into fitness, but she struggled with her eating. After her weight loss surgery in 2015, Corinne lost 70 lbs and 50 inches. “It’s about making a lifestyle change,” she says. “Anyone can do this!”

Corinne's Story


Before weight loss surgery, Lyle Thomas said everything was a challenge. Since losing 157 lbs. following weight loss surgery, Lyle says every day is a brand new day. Hear Lyle’s story.

Lyle's Story


Angela, a weight loss surgery patient at Loma Linda University Health, shares her journey and how the compassionate care she received at Loma Linda changed her life.

Angela's Story


Meshon has lost 100 lbs since having bariatric surgery. She shares how the surgery has changed every aspect of her life and how her experience "was nothing short of amazing."

Meshon's Story


Marcial struggled with his weight and took comfort in food. He received support from Loma Linda University Health and has more energy and is given a "second chance."

Marcial's Story


Johnny had weight loss surgery at Loma Linda University Surgical Hospital. Not only has his health improved, he is now able to have the active lifestyle he enjoys.

Johnny's Story


Jill had struggled with her weight for several years before undergoing bariatric surgery at Loma Linda University Surigcal Hospital. Now she's happier, and experiencing life in new ways. "I told all my friends to go to Loma Linda because it was such a good experience for me," she says.

Jill's Story

Weight loss surgery is a journey of ups and downs. If you'd like to share your story with us please email us at