Bariatric Journal

Oliak Center for Weight Loss: Reviews, Costs 2022

Oliak Center

Oliak Center for Weight Loss is established by Dr. David Oliak, a board-certified bariatric surgeon who has expertise in both robotic and laparoscopic weight loss surgery. The weight loss center provides weight loss solutions to patients from across the world, as well as patients with low BMI. They combine superior surgery expertise with excellent patient support and hospital partners for successful results.

At the moment, Oliak Center for Weight Loss is on a sabbatical “for an extended period of time.”

They partner with only the top bariatric surgery facilities and outpatient centers that are known for high-quality patient care, superior service, and desired outcomes. Their outpatient surgery center is specifically designed for bariatric surgery, with advanced bariatric equipment, 24/7 nursing facilities, and 4 well-facilitated overnight rooms.

Their weight loss surgery program encompasses pre-and post-operative education, surgery, and follow-up with Dr. David Oliak. For long-lasting results, they combine bariatric surgery with healthy eating and exercise habits.

Types of Bariatric Surgery

Oliak Center for Weight Loss specializes in two types of weight loss surgeries:

Gastric Bypass Surgery: If you have a BMI of 35 or greater, or need to lose at least 75 pounds of weight, gastric bypass surgery is the ideal option. Dr. Oliak has decades of experience in gastric bypass, with an average success rate of 76%.

Gastric Sleeve Surgery: If you have a BMI of 30 or greater, or require losing 50 pounds or more, gastric sleeve surgery is the best option. Dr. Oliak’s gastric sleeve expertise has an average success rate of 71-72%, which stands out from the industry average of 20%.

They also specialize in bariatric revision surgery.

The Team

David Oliak, MDDr. David Oliak is a fellowship-trained and board-certified bariatric surgeon who is an expert in minimally-invasive robotic and laparoscopic weight loss surgery. He has been practicing in Orange County, California, since 2022 and has successfully completed over 3000 weight loss surgeries with a track record of excellent patient outcomes.

He pursued his medical degree from the prestigious Washington University and was awarded the Dr. Harvey Butcher Prize in Surgery. After completing a residency in general surgery from Harbor-UCLA in Los Angeles, he pursued a laparoscopic weight loss surgery fellowship at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey.

He found the Oliak Center for Weight Loss and was one of the first weight loss surgeons in Orange County and Los Angeles to perform bariatric surgery laparoscopically. He focuses on delivering the best possible bariatric surgery, combined with the best possible outcomes and patient care. He claims to offer 15-20% better weight loss than the industry average.

Dr. Oliak is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the American Medical Association, and the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders. He is also a center of excellence surgeon at the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement (MBSAQIP).

He operates only at MBSAQIP-accredited bariatric surgery center of excellence (COE) hospitals, and their own bariatric surgery outpatient surgery center.

Support After Surgery

For bariatric surgery to deliver effective and long-term results, it is crucial for the patient to make a lifelong and serious commitment to good health. Therefore, Oliak Center for Weight Loss focuses on comprehensive patient, motivational support, and post-surgery follow-up. They provide follow-up during the first year of the surgery and then ongoing support after the first year.


At the moment Oliak Center is not displaying their costs for self-pay bariatric surgery.


Oliak Center for Weight Loss is conveniently located in Orange County and Los Angeles County in California.

Los Angeles County
3600 Lomita Blvd
Suite 100
Torrance, CA 90505

Orange County
255 West Central Avenue
Suite 203
Brea, CA 92821


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