• NSIDE MD Visits with Dr. Nilesh Patel: Restoring Hope

    May 22, 2012

    By: Erin Seligman Issue: April 2010 | NSIDE Medical Restoring Hope The rather quaint waiting room with rows of monotone chairs immediately transforms with the arrival of Dr. Nilesh Patel. In a wave of personality and speed, the founder of Texas Bariatric Specialists (TBS) walks through the newly energized space greeting each patient with a hearty handshake, pat ...

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  • Weight Loss & Exercise Help Overweight Adults Retain Mobility

    May 22, 2012

    Overweight and obese people with type 2 diabetes who lose weight and exercise regularly report nearly 50 percent fewer mobility problems, according to the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study. “The largest and longest-running study of its kind, this research confirms how important losing weight and increasing physical activity are in the treatment ...

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  • Surgery for Diabetes May Be Better Than Standard Treatment

    May 21, 2012

    For some people with diabetes, surgery may be the best medicine. Two studies have found that weight-loss operations worked much better than the standard therapies for Type 2 diabetes in obese and overweight people whose blood sugar was out of control. Those who had surgery, which stapled the stomach and rerouted the small intestine, were much ...

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  • Attend Laredo Weight Loss Free Seminar May 22nd, 11am!

    May 18, 2012

    Attend our comprehensive FREE weight loss seminar in our new Laredo office and learn about which minimally-invasive surgical weight loss procedure is best suited for your current health condition including; Lap Band surgery, Gastric Bypass surgery, as well as Gastric Sleeve surgery, and the revision of failed weight loss surgery. The 1.5 hour seminar will include educational presentations ...

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  • Laredo Office Opened!

    May 17, 2012

    Dr. Nilesh A. Patel, FACS, of Texas Bariatric Specialists is pleased to announce the opening of his newest office in Laredo, Texas. The new Laredo clinic is the tenth location of Dr. Patel’s highly successful medical weight loss practice, and will dramatically improve access for Laredo patients to high quality weight loss surgery and bariatric ...

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  • Success Story: Jessica of San Antonio

    April 4, 2012

    Jessica felt like she “was missing out on life”, as her 272 lbs. and resulting poor fitness made her self-conscious, taking the fun out of going out.  Now, at a beautiful and healthy 140 lbs, she is going out, finishing her degree and says “I can do anything I want to!” Learn how Gastric Bypass ...

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  • Success Story: Abraham Weaver, Austin Musician

    April 4, 2012

    Abraham went from being heavy all of his life and eventually being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol and blood pressure to 160lbs and a 30 inch waist.  He now rides roller coasters with his son, and shops for designer jeans on a regular basis.  Learn how Gastric Bypass Surgery changed his life >> Blog ...

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  • What’s That – Lap Band Surgery Information without a keyboard?

    December 7, 2011

    Downloading coupons or videos.  Rather than key in a phone number or a website address, you simply hold your phone up to a TV or magazine ad and automatically receive information.  Our application provides information about lap band surgery, the gastric bypass, the gastric sleeve, or non surgical HCG. Many phones such as Google’s Android already ...

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  • Gobble Gobble Turkey Time, 4 Rules to a Healthy Turkey Day!

    November 18, 2011

    For many that have just recently undergone lap band surgery we understand the temptation that might have surfaced with the holidays and all. Below are some quick tips for those who have had lap band surgery or just getting ready: 1.) Make fitness part of your holidays. Why not go shopping on Black Friday, the exercise ...

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  • New Happenings in San Antonio!

    November 11, 2011

    We are glad to announce the move is complete to  our new and improved office in San Antonio.  The new office  is right off  Huebner not too far from our old location. We’ll still be offering our original services lap band, gastric bypass, and gastric sleeve. But additionally we’re going to  expand our services to improve ...

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