Our founder, Dr. Laura Machado, has been a private practice surgeon since 2000, and is an expert in bariatric and metabolic surgery. The CoolSculpting® Technicians at our site are trained professionals with extensive experience this non-invasive body sculpting procedure. Only CoolSculpting® Certified Practitioners perform treatments. Dr. Machado has been helping patients with weight reduction for almost two decades. Our office is one of the pioneering medical offices providing CoolSculpting® in the Sacramento area. Dr. Machado will provide a nutritional evaluation, body composition analysis, and customized diet plan for each patient to assure they maximize their CoolSculpting® results. We have long-standing relationships with our patients, staff, along with Sacramento area doctors and hospitals. Our long track record of positive body sculpting results speaks to our focus on our patients.
Years In Practice19
Weight Loss Center
TrainingDr. Machado graduated with honors from California State University, Stanislaus and received her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Machado completed her surgical residency at the University of California, Davis. She entered private practice in 2000 performing Trauma and General Surgery.
Dr. Machado received Advanced Laparoscopic Bariatric training at Montefiore Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery. She is a Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS) and the American College of Surgeons (FACS). Dr. Machado was also a participating surgeon in a National Institute of Health Landmark research study on bariatric surgery outcomes (LABS 1). Dr. Machado has served as the Director of Bariatric Services at Mercy San Juan Medical Center since 2003. Dr. Machado is also an Assistant Clinical Professor at California Northstate University College of Medicine and contributes to the education of medical students in the region.
CertificationMBSAQIP Accredited Center CoolSculpting Certified Professionals American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Assistant Clinical Professor at California Northstate University College of Medicine Director of Bariatric Services at Mercy San Juan Medical Center since 2003
Office StaffDr. Laura Machado, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.M.B.S. Julie Brenton, Practice Manager Loyanne Wilson, RD, PhD, Registered Dietitian Michelle Schnack, LCSW
ServicesBariatric Surgery CoolSculpting treatments Body Sculpting Metabolic Surgery Gastric Bypass Surgery Nutritional ConsultationAdditional Servicescoolsculpting, body sculpting, bariatric surgery, metabolic surgery, weight loss surgery
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