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Bariatric program awarded center of excellence

 "" PHOTO — Surgeon William Fuller, right, and medical technician William Smith use robotic surgery techniques in bariatric procedures.
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Surgeon William Fuller, right, and medical technician William Smith use robotic surgery techniques in bariatric procedures.
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The American Society for Bariatric Surgery has designated UC Davis as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. The designation, awarded to those programs with outstanding outcomes, safety records and facilities, also recognizes bariatric surgeons Mohamed Ali and William Fuller. In the past four years, more than 500 bariatric procedures have been performed at UC Davis Medical Center.

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