About Dr. Quebbemann
Brian Quebbemann, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.M.B.S. has become one of the most respected bariatric surgeons in America over his 20+ year career. He is widely respected as a thought leader in bariatric surgery with his innovative approach to the management of bariatric surgery patients, and has continued to be on the forefront of surgical techniques and innovation in minimally invasive surgery since first establishing a practice in 1997, in Newport Beach, California.
Early in his practice Dr. Quebbemann began performing some of the first advanced laparoscopic procedures in Orange County, including splenectomy, colectomy, Nissen fundoplication, and hernia repair. In 1999, he founded CALSURG, Inc., (Center for Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery), and in 2000 he founded The N.E.W. Program, Inc., a comprehensive medical and surgical weight management program. Dr. Quebbemann served as a primary consultant team for Inamed Corporation, Ethicon Endosurgery and U.S. Surgical Corporation in 2002 through 2004.
Dr. Quebbemann has established bariatric surgery programs and Centers of Excellence at multiple southern California hospitals while serving as Director of Bariatrics. These include Hoag Memorial Hospital, Huntington Beach Hospital, Irvine Medical Center, South Coast Medical Center, Community Hospital of Long Beach, Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital and Southern California Hospital of Culver City. He has also served as Bariatric Director at Chapman Hospital in Tustin, CA and Tri-City Regional Medical Center in Hawaiian Gardens, CA.
Dr. Brian Quebbemann is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and holds the Surgeon of Excellence designation in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery as well as a Master of Bariatric Surgery from the Surgical Review Corporation. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), a Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS). He is currently a reviewer for the journal Obesity Surgery.