• Take a Dip

    March 4, 2013

    When eating a salad, dipping your fork into dressing instead of pouring lots of dressing on the salad can save you up to 109 calories. Courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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  • Frequent Fad Dieter Finally Loses Weight with Lap Band Procedure Performed by Dr. Nilesh Patel

    February 27, 2013

    Less than one year after Marti Morgan’s Lap Band Procedure, she has completed a 5k, lost 68 lbs, and no longer has high cholesterol, sleep apnea, or early onset diabetes! Read more>>

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  • Texas Bariatric Specialists Announced today a Break-Through Finding as Gastric Bypass Surgery Helps Mom Regain Active Lifestyle for her Kids

    February 20, 2013

    Stacy Ashton was unable to portray the “real her”, as her weight inhibited activity and exasperated allergy complications; but today, she is complication-free living life as the active Mom she always hoped to be. Read more>>

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  • Dr. Nilesh Patel Helps Texas Man Stop Alcohol & Painkiller Cycle

    January 16, 2013

    We are pleased to announce that the gastric bypass procedure performed by Dr. Patel on Greg Martinez of Kerrville, TX helped Mr. Martinez successfully end his potentially deadly alcohol and painkiller cycle and high cholesterol and diabetes symptoms. Greg Martinez friends were concerned; they would shake their heads and say “Man, you’re getting big!” Greg would ...

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    December 19, 2012

    The Internet has become a quick, easy method of searching for health-related information, but how can you know that what you’re finding is credible? As a rule, health-related sites sponsored by the U.S. government (Web addresses ending with “.gov”), not-for-profit health or medical organizations (ending with”.org”) and university medical centers are among many reliable sources ...

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    December 14, 2012

    Studies show that consuming enough potassium may be as important for healthy blood pressure as avoiding too much sodium. To prevent high blood pressure, choose a healthy eating plan that includes plenty of foods rich in potassium and low in sodium. For sodium, if you eat a lot of salted foods, processed foods and table ...

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  • Texas Bariatric Specialists' Gastric Bypass Patient Completes Half Marathon

    December 11, 2012

    Dr. Nilesh Patel of Texas Bariatric Specialists (TBS) is pleased to announce that less than 14 months after her gastric bypass procedure, Jean Hickey completed a 13.1 mile Half Marathon in just three hours and 9 minutes, with an enthusiastic cheering section of family and friends! Fourteen months ago, Jean Hickey would not have even contemplated ...

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  • Gastric Bypass Revision Performed by Dr. Nilesh Patel of Texas Bariatric Specialists Ends Three Years of Pain

    November 8, 2012

    We are pleased to announce that the gastric bypass revision Dr. Nilesh Patel performed on Sandra Gayton of San Antonio has successfully ended the three years of pain she endured from a 2009 gastric bypass procedure. Following her May 2009 gastric bypass performed by another surgeon, Sandra Gayton was losing weight from her pre-surgery high of 312 pounds, ...

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  • Lap Band Procedure Performed by Dr. Patel Reverses Patient’s Downward Spiral

    October 24, 2012

    We are pleased to announce that the Lap Band procedure Dr. Patel performed on Norma Gonzales reversed her downward spiral into depression, pain and diabetes. Today, Ms. Gonzales is a healthy, happy working mother in control of her life! Norma Gonzales’ turning point occurred in the car, stemming from a conservation between her son and his friend, just kindergarteners. ...

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  • Dr. Patel Opens New San Antonio Southside Medicare Clinic

    October 19, 2012

    Texas Bariatric Specialists (TBS) is pleased to announce the opening of Dr. Nilesh Patel’s newest clinic in the Southwest Medical Building on San Antonio’s south side, complementing TBS’ current location on San Antonio’s north side. The new San Antonio Medicare clinic is the eleventh location of Dr. Patel’s highly successful surgical and medical weight loss practice, and ...

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