• 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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  • FDA Approves New Lap Band Guidelines

    January 6, 2011

    An FDA Advisory committee has just approved new Lap Band Surgery guidelines requested by Allergan (the maker of the Lap-Band) to lower the BMI requirements for the adjustable gastric band. Current guidelines for gastric banding say surgery is appropriate for either a BMI of 40 or more or a BMI of 35 or more with at least ...

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  • Check out Dr. Patel on San Antonio Living

    October 5, 2010

    Dr. Patel makes a guest appearance on San Antonio Living to discuss his recent magazine cover on NSIDE MD. Also apart of the interview are his views and insights on weight loss in America. Blog was last modified: January 27th, 2015 by Texas Bariatric Specialists

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  • Lap Band Surgery in Boerne, Texas

    September 3, 2010

    Dr. Patel is a nationally recognized, fellowship-trained, minimally invasive surgeon. His practice specializes in both advanced and basic laparoscopic (minimally invasive) procedures and is proud to announce its newest office in Boerne, Texas. The Boerne Integrated Weight Loss Center will not only serve the Boerne neighborhood but also the entire Texas Hill Country area.  Staffed by ...

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  • Determining Between Medical & Surgical Weight Loss

    June 4, 2010

    A lot of times people ask me what the best method of weight loss is for them and I think this information might help a little. Here Dr. Nilesh A Patel MD answers these questions. Blog was last modified: January 27th, 2015 by Texas Bariatric Specialists

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