Since 2007, Dr. Aileen Takahashi has served as the Medical Director of the Torrance Memorial Bariatric Surgery Program.
An experienced laparoscopic Bariatric surgeon, she guided the program to its successful designation as a Center of Excellence by Surgical Review Corporation and as a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery by Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Dr. Takahashi chairs the Bariatric Surgery Sub-Committee of the Department of Surgery at Torrance Memorial and is a practicing surgeon for the Association of South Bay Surgeons.
Martha Lopez, R.N.
Bariatric Surgery Program Coordinator
For three years, Martha Lopez, R.N. has served as Program Coordinator of the Torrance Memorial Bariatric Surgery Program.
As an experienced nurse in the management of bariatric surgery patients, Martha serves as the program liaison between the surgeons' offices and Torrance Memorial.
For information on bariatric surgery or the Torrance Memorial program, Martha can be reached at 310-891-6735.