Dr. Milton Owens, MD

Dr. Milton Owens, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 78
Dr. Milton Owens, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Orange, CA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from McGill University Faculty of Medicine in 1966 and specializes in bariatric surgery.Read his story

2617 E Chapman Ave Ste 311

Orange, CA 92869

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
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Dr. Owens' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Owens "Milton Owens, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.M.B.S Medical Director Chapman Global Medical Center, Bariatric ProgramMedical Director Coastal Center for Obesity Dr. Owens is one of the most experienced bariatric surgeons in the United States. To date, he has performed over 8,000 weight loss surgeries, including gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, and adjustable gastric banding procedures. He was the first in Southern California performing sleeve gastrectomy. His Inverted Corner Gastric Sleeve technique, developed to minimize heartburn and prevent leaks has been published in the premier journal for weight loss: SOARD. His experience led into expertise in complex revision surgeries, care for seniors and other high risk patients. His management of bariatric patients both pre and post op make him a trusted choice for all patients seeking safe surgery and great outcomes."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Owens "Getting to know you. I offer you the patient / doctor relationship. "You treat a disease, you win, you lose. You treat a person, I'll guarantee you'll win." Quoted from the movie, Dead Poets Society-Robin Williams character- Patch Adams"

1  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

8  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Stanford U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1962
  • McGill University Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • University Utah Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • University Utah Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Owens has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Owens' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Owens to family and friends
17 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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Dr. Owens' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

My husband had surgery by Dr Owens three weeks ago and has lost 25 lbs so far. We are so grateful to have been referred to him for bariatric surgery. He treated us with the utmost care before and after surgery. He still texts and checks in on him to see how he is doing. He’s a great surgeon and...more
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Great surgeon and a great supportive team! They have changed my life for the better! I would recommend Dr Owens to anyone in need.
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Today is the one year anniversary of being sleeved by Dr. Owens. I'm down 104 pounds and still going. Dr. Owens and his staff have been helpful and supportive. I highly recommend this amazing team!!
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Dr. Owens did my Lap Band surgery almost five years ago. He gave me realistic data and averages for weight loss after having the Lap Band procedure. I told him I wanted to lose more and this was the only surgery my heart doctor approved me for, he then encouraged me to follow his plan and I lost...more
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I found Dr owens to be a very caring, compassionate, ethical, and capable surgeon. He definitely has a passion for his craft and it shows! I am very happy I chose him to do my surgery. I am a Certified Surgical Technologist (20 years) and I also scrubbed Dr Owens's bariatric cases as well as...more
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