Houston Gastric Sleeve Surgery
In Texas, gastric sleeve surgery (VSG) is one the most common weight loss procedure. Gastric Sleeve is a restrictive procedure which reduces the stomach to nearly 80% to reduce the Ghrelin Hunger Hormone and the stomach’s capacity.
Houston Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass (RNY) is a well-established weight loss surgery option with results showing 80% remission of type 2 diabetes. Gastric Bypass is more reserved for individuals with higher BMIs (body mass indexes) – typically 40 or above.
Obesity Crisis in Houston, Texas
Houston is one of the largest cities in the United States, and one of the largest populations of obese people. Houston is home to higher than average restaurants per capita, including fast food. Overall, Houston has a very serious obesity crisis.
Houston, TX Statistics (2010)
- 29.1% Obese
- 34% Overweight
- 36.9% Healthy Weight
Adult Obesity Rates in Texas (2010)
- 65.9% of adults were overweight, with a BMI of 25 or greater
- 31.0% of adults were obese, with a BMI of 30 or greater
Local Prominent Bariatric Surgeons in Houston
Houston has over 40 bariatric surgeons within a 25-mile radius — here are some of the most prominent weight-loss surgeons:
We do not endorse, approve of, or qualify any surgeons below. This list is given for research purposes only. It is the patient’s responsibility to research each surgeon and make their own decision.
Terry Scarborough, M.D. www.tlcsurgery.com
1200 Binz Street
The Davis Clinic www.thedavisclinic.com
929-B Gessner Road
Suite 106, Houston, TX
Ferrari Carlos MD www.drferrari.net
915 North Gessner Road #375
Well Beginnings – Bariatric Surgery Program in Houston www.well-beginnings.com
710 Farm to Market 1960 Road West
Clifton Thomas Md. www.cliftonthomasmd.com
5727 Westheimer Road
Houston Obesity Surgery http://www.drnowmd.com
4009 Bellaire Boulevard Suite K
Houston, TX 77025
This is the official website of Dr. Younan Nowsaradan, who has specialized in bariatric surgery for more than 20 years. Also known for the documentary, My 600 Pound Life, Dr. Younan Nowasaradan is among the first to accept extreme obesity cases that were denied by other surgical professionals in the Houston, TX area.
Bariatric Care Centers drbrianmirza.com
5757 Westheimer Road
Turnquest Dexter G MD www.dturnquest.com
17070 Red Oak Drive