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Dr. Carol McCloskey, MD

Bariatric Surgery*
4.3 (20)
Map Pin Small Santa Maria, CA
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Carol McCloskey, MD

Dr. Carol McCloskey, MD is a Bariatric Surgery Specialist in Santa Maria, CA. They specialize in Bariatric Surgery, has 19 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and is affiliated with Dignity Health-Arroyo Grande Community Hospital and Marian Regional Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. McCloskey an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. McCloskey works at Weight Loss Surgery Institute of the Central Coast in Santa Maria, CA with other offices in San Luis Obispo, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Obesity along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of California as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. McCloskey's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Weight Loss Surgery Institute of the Central Coast
    316 S Stratford Ave Ste B, Santa Maria, CA 93454 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (805) 212-1043
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  2. 2
    Medical Clinic at Ella
    1304 Ella St Ste A, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (805) 212-1043
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Obesity
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Sleeve Gastrectomy
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Abdominal Pain
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Gallstones
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Appendicitis
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Breast Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Empyema
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Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Varices
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Gynecologic Cancer
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Lipomas
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Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Pediatric Obesity
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Thyroid Nodule
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Gallbladder Removal
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Liver Biopsy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Port Placements or Replacements
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Curative
    • First Health
    • Humana
    • Medi-Cal
    • MultiPlan
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • UPMC Health Plan

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.3
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    Based on 20 ratings
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    About Dr. Carol McCloskey, MD

    Specialties*
    • Bariatric Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 19 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1336114065
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Pittsburgh/ Minimally Invasive Surgery
    Fellowship
    Medical Education
    • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Dignity Health-Arroyo Grande Community Hospital
    • Marian Regional Medical Center

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Carol McCloskey, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. McCloskey is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. McCloskey has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. McCloskey has seen patients for Obesity, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. McCloskey on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    20 patients have reviewed Dr. McCloskey. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. McCloskey.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. McCloskey, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. McCloskey appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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