Melissa Bailey Arizpe, Psyc. D
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Bariatric & Weight Loss Surgery Team
Trained as a Health Psychologist, Dr. Arizpe specializes in helping patients who have suffered from being over weight. She has dedicated herself to preparing patients for Weight Loss Surgery and spends a great deal of her time continuing her counseling after weight loss surgery. Dr. Arizpe performs pre-operative psychological evaluations throughout Southern California. She coordinates her care with Beverly Hills Physicians in providing comprehensive care to weight loss surgery patients. She leads a weekly support group in Santa Ana, CA. In addition to preparing patients for embarking on their journey to a healthy slimmer life, she also provides support in helping patients adjust to their new bodies after surgery in both an individual and group therapy format. She is a member of Obesity Action Coalition and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.