Our Medical Team and Facilities
Memorial Medical Center bariatrics medical
team and facilities.
We perform all surgeries at our Memorial Medical Center campus in Modesto, where we use special beds, gurneys, scales, wheelchairs, furniture and other bariatric equipment to care for our patients postoperatively. Our nursing staff has completed intensive, specialized training to care for our bariatric patients, including postoperative care and sensitivity training.
Bariatric Surgery Program
Memorial Medical Center
1700 Coffee Road
Modesto, CA 95355
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Patrick J. Coates, M.D., FACS
Bariatric Surgeon, Bariatric Program Medical Director
Dr. Patrick Coates is board certified in general surgery and has extensive experience in bariatric surgery, including laparoscopic gastric bypass, vertical sleeve gastrectomy and revision surgeries. Dr. Coates is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, American College of Surgery and the Stanislaus Medical Society.
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Matthew J. Coates, M.D.
Bariatric Surgeon, General Surgeon
Dr. Matthew Coates is a board certified general surgeon. He studied molecular and cell biology at the University of California at Berkeley as an undergraduate and then attended medical school at the University of Sydney in Australia. He completed his residency training in general surgery at San Joaquin General Hospital. His bariatric scope of practice includes laparoscopic gastric bypass, duodenal switch, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and revisional surgeries. Dr. Coates is an associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is a candidate member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), and a member of the Stanislaus Medical Society. In addition, Dr. Coates has interests in other minimally invasive abdominal surgeries, trauma and critical care.
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Antonio K. Coirin, M.D.
Dr. Antonio Coirin is also board certified in general surgery. He performs laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, gastric bypass and vertical sleeve gastrectomy surgeries. Dr. Coirin is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons and Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgery. He has served as an assistant clinical professor for the University of California, Davis School of Medicine, and as past medical director of Memorial’s Bariatric Surgery Program.
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