• 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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