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Christopher R. Taglia, MD

  • Lompoc Health Provider


Dr. Christopher Taglia is a physician practicing at Lompoc Health - North H Center, specializing in Bariatric and General Surgery

Dr. Christopher Taglia was born and raised in New York City. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida with a degree in biology and Spanish. Dr. Taglia attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. During his medical education, he was active in global health outreach, performing and conducting research in South America. He completed his residency in general surgery at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, with work in general surgery, trauma, laparoscopy, and endoscopy. He completed a fellowship at North Shore University Hospital in Long Island, New York in minimally invasive and bariatric surgeries. His specialties include advanced laparoscopic surgery, weight-loss surgery, endoscopy, anti-reflux surgery, and hernia repair.

  • Internship
  • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Santa Barbara, CA
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, NY
  • Residency
  • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Santa Barbara, CA
  • Fellowship
  • North Shore University Hospital Great Neck, NY
  • Medical Education
  • University of Miami Coral Gales, FL
Medical Interests Areas of Interest:
  • Advanced laparoscopic surgery
  • Robotic surgery
  • Upper endoscopy and colonoscopy
  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Gastric bypass
  • Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band removal
  • Paraesophageal hernia repair
  • Anti-reflux surgery
  • Esophageal (Heller) myotomy
  • Gastrectomy
  • Distal pancreatectomy
  • Small bowel resection
  • Feeding tube placement
  • Hernia repair
  • Complex abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Common bile duct exploration
  • Trans-gastric ERCP
  • Appendectomy
  • Colectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Tracheostomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Soft tissue mass excision
  • Melanoma surgery
  • Lymph node biopsy
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