Referring a Patient to the Maternal Weight and Wellness Program

If you have a patient who would benefit from our services, you can:

  • Call the UC San Diego Health System Physician Liaison, 888-539-8741
  • Submit a referral request using the secure, online Patient Referral Form

Maternal Weight and Wellness serves:

  • Pregnant women who have a BMI of more than 30 and have coexisting disease(s)
  • Pregnant women who have a BMI of more than 35 with no coexisting disease
  • Pregnant women who have had bariatric surgery, including gastric bypass, gastric banding, gastric sleeve, or bypass revision
  • Women with a BMI of more than 35 who are considering pregnancy or bariatric surgery

If your patient doesn’t meet these criteria, but you feel she could benefit from the services we provide, please contact us at 858-657-8745 (patient phone line) or 858-657-8526 (physician phone line).

UC San Diego Health System strives to provide excellent service to referring physicians. Our commitment to you includes:

  • Providing the level of support you desire (consult, co-management, or transfer of care)
  • Timely consultation
  • Coordination of care among our interdisciplinary staff
  • Follow-up communication