Military Mom Gets Gastric Bypass Bariatric Surgery

October 20, 2016

Growing up Alecia was never overweight! However, after having children and being a stay at home mom, Alecia began gaining weight. She decided to change her life by seeing James at one of his seminars and never looked back! With gastric bypass bariatric surgery, Alecia has lost over one hundred pounds and is excited about […]

Wenona Parmer Has Gastric Bypass Surgery in San Antonio

October 17, 2016

Wenona Parmer Gastric Bypass Surgery San Antonio When Wenona Parmer was growing up she was always the heavy kid. After a lifetime of ignoring her weight she decided to do something to change! Now that Wenona has gone through her gastric bypass surgery in San Antonio she has lost thirty-three percent of her body weight and is […]

Gastric Bypass Surgery, determination, and persistence changed Raul’s Life

June 30, 2016

Raul Diaz grew up indifferent to his large weight, but as he got older he was making frequent visits to his primary care physician for follow-up on his high blood pressure and diabetes. When his doctor told him he didn’t think he’d live past fifty years old, Raul knew it was time to get help. […]

Gastric Bypass Surgery gave Thomas His Life Back

September 30, 2015

As a child Thomas never had issues with his weight. However, when tragedy struck his family Thomas was unable to cope with the side effects of his depression and his weight became uncontrollable. Reaching a maximum weight of over 400 pounds Thomas decided to change his life and see Dr. Patel for gastric bypass surgery. […]

Austin Patient has Gastric Bypass Surgery

August 24, 2015

After a neck injury in 1995 Linda Ellis slowly began gaining weight. She didn’t think much of her initial weight gain at the time. However, Linda eventually found herself weighing over three-hundred pounds and suffered from multiple co-morbidities including being a border-line diabetic and having high blood pressure and cholesterol levels. After she decided to […]

Gastric Bypass Surgery Allows San Antonio Woman to Date Again

November 24, 2014

Melissa began gaining weight in 2007 when she moved to South Texas. Her weight gain was brought on by lack of discipline and stress in her personal and professional life. Once she was diagnosed with a fatty liver, high blood pressure, and became a border line diabetic Melissa decided to see Dr. Patel. She has […]

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 […]

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 […]