Houston Bariatric Surgery

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

Houston, TX

(713) 493-7700

The Davis Clinic www.thedavisclinic.com

929-B Gessner Road

Suite 106, Houston, TX

(713) 464-6000

Ferrari Carlos MD www.drferrari.net

915 North Gessner Road #375

Houston, TX

(713) 864-5487

Well Beginnings – Bariatric Surgery Program in Houston www.well-beginnings.com

710 Farm to Market 1960 Road West

Houston, TX

(281) 587-3300

Clifton Thomas Md. www.cliftonthomasmd.com

5727 Westheimer Road

Houston, TX

(713) 859-2700

Dr. Younan Nowzaradan, known from the popular My 600 Pound Life, signing books at the Obesity Help event in 2016.

Houston Obesity Surgery http://www.drnowmd.com

4009 Bellaire Boulevard Suite K

Houston, TX 77025

(713) 661-6262

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

Houston, TX

(713) 339-1353

Turnquest Dexter G MD www.dturnquest.com

17070 Red Oak Drive

Houston, TX

(281) 444-8090