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 hito 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. Weight Loss Surgery at several locations and Bariatric Centers of Excellence throughout Southern California including Rancho Cucamonga, Tri City -Hawaiian Gardens, Torrance Memorial ,Chapman Hospital- Orange, and Alvarado- San Diego.