Christopher Taglia, MD

Bariatric Surgery General Surgery


Practicing at:

North H Center

1225 North H St, Lompoc, CA

Office Hours Monday - Thursday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Urgent Care Everyday
9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Laboratory Monday - Friday
7:00 am – 5:00 pm
X-ray Monday - Friday
8:30 am – 9:00 pm

(805) 737-8700 Learn More

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.

Certifications and Licenses

  • Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor
  • California State Medical License
  • New York State Medical License

Procedures Performed

  • 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

Education

  • Fellowship: North Shore University Hospital, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Completed 2019
  • Residency and Internship: Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, General Surgery, Completed 2018
  • Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Completed 2013
  • Bachelor’s Degree: University of Miami, Biology, and Spanish Completed 2008

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Professional Experience

  • Surgeon, North Shore University Hospital, Long Island New York, 2018-2019
  • General Surgery Resident: Cottage Health, 2013-2018