Bariatric Surgery Success Stories *Meet several of Dr. Patel’s patients and hear what they have to say about their lives before and after bariatric surgery, as well as their experience with Dr. Patel.
Jean Hickey, Kyle TX
Less than 14 months after her gastric bypass procedure, Jean Hickey completed a 13.1 mile Half Marathon with an enthusiastic cheering section of family and friends!
Sandra Gayton, San Antonio
Three years after a gastric bypass, Sandra was under her desk at work, crying from pain! The pain and nausea were almost constant and her co-workers urged her to seek out a new doctor. She found Dr. Patel and today, she is pain-free and looking forward to attending her daughter’s graduation!
Norma Gonzales, San Antonio
Norma Gonzales’ life was out of control; postpartum depression, stress, weight gain, aching back and legs, bone spurs and she was spiraling down into borderline diabetes. The lap band surgery performed by Dr. Nilesh Patel reversed the decline and today, she’s healthy, happy and in control!
Kathryn Vinson, Austin TX
Kathryn was unable to even think about a second pregnancy, as her weight exacerbated her other health challenges. But today, she and her second child are happy and healthy!
Kathy Baird Crober , San Antonio, TX
Kathy has maintained her 113 lb. weight loss after her Gastric Bypass Surgery and was a hit at her high school and family reunions!.
Diana Lopez, San Antonio TX
Struggling with weight all her life, Diana was “the fat kid” and “felt awful every day of her life, assuming that was the way it would always be. After losing 175 pounds, she is now the happy healthy mother of two energetic boys!
As he matured, Robert’s health began to deteriorate; “the older I got, the more mortal I was becoming”, he noted. He developed diabetes, high blood pressure, and high blood sugar and became what he knew to be a high insurance risk – “a walking time bomb”! He now walks 7 miles a day!
Jessica, San Antonio, TX
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”!
Abraham, Austin, TX – Gastric Bypass Surgery Success Story
Abraham Weaver – Went from being heavy all of this 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.