Representing the best in their fields, UT Physicians bariatric surgeons bring special expertise to their patients to treat obesity by modification of the gastrointestinal tract to reduce nutrient intake and/or absorption. For individuals who have been unable to achieve significant weight loss through diet modifications and exercise programs alone, bariatric surgery may help to attain a more healthy body weight.
Our surgeons are respected pioneers in minimally-invasive procedures. UT Physicians bariatric surgeons provide a comprehensive bariatric surgery program and perform more than 400 laparoscopic bariatric procedures each year.
Am I Eligible For Weight Loss Surgery?
Once you decide to proceed with surgery, there are certain steps to take before your operation to ensure that you are in the best possible readiness for the procedure.
Benefits and Risks
Once you enter the OR, the staff will do everything they can to make you feel safe and secure.
Preparing For Weight Surgery
You will constantly be connected to monitoring equipment, and during this period, fully trained Recovery Room nurses will remain with you at all times.
Bariatric Weight Loss Procedures
- Gastric Bypass Surgery
- Gastric Banding
- Sleeve Gastrectomy
- Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch Surgery
- Endoscopic Bariatric Revision Surgery
- Endoscopic Weight Loss Procedures