Dr. Laura L. Machado, MD

Dr. Laura L. Machado, MD

Bariatric Surgery | Female | 48 years old

Sacramento Bariatric Medical Associates
5769 Greenback Ln Ste 1
Sacramento, CA 95841 Get Directions
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Dr. Machado specializes in Bariatric Surgery and practices in Sacramento, CA. She practices at 1 location.

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in Valley Springs, CA |
Awsome doctor! The best! I had been preauthorized with 3 other providers and kept cancelling because I was not confident in the providers or their staff. Dr. Machado was thorough and did a complete exam on me. Her follow through and bedside manner are great. Her staff is awesome too! I would recommend her in a heart beat!
My husband received a lap band with Dr. Machado and had lost over 50 lbs so far. She is so down to earth and made us feel comfortable right away. She and her team are fabulous, we are very lucky to have found her! She is easy to get ahold of, and the wait times at the office are minimal. I would highly recommend her to anyone!
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Dr. Machado's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Diabetes
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Sleep Apnea

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    University of California

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    University of California Davis Medical Center

    Completed in 2000

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Montefiore Medical Center

    Completed in 2003

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Revision Surgery
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery