Friday Feature: Texas Bariatric continues to expand

Dr. Nilesh Patel

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 10th 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 care.


Texas Bariatric Specialists also has a San Antonio office at 14603 Huebner Road, as well as locations in Austin, New Braunfels, Seguin, Boerne, Killeen, Corpus Christi, Temple and Del Rio.


Dr. Patel is a member of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), a faculty member of the American College of Surgeons and lectures for the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons. He has performed over 2,500 successful bariatric procedures, resulting in patient weight loss exceeding national benchmarks for success. The author of over 25 peer-reviewed articles in surgical journals on bariatric surgery and other surgical procedures, Dr. Patel is a recognized national expert and regular lecturer on minimally invasive weight loss surgery.


Texas Bariatric Specialists (TBS) focuses on delivering long-term weight loss solutions, and is committed to providing quality, compassionate care with the most advanced, safest and medically effective weight loss options available for their patients. Services include Lap Band, Gastric Bypass and Gastric Sleeve surgeries, as well as the revision of failed weight loss surgery. In addition, TBS offers both pre- and post-operative counseling and support through a behavioral weight loss psychologist, nutritional counseling through a certified dietician/nutritionist, a nutritional resource store, insurance concierge services and affordable financing options.


Medically successful non-surgical weight loss programs are also available.


A free seminar introducing Dr. Patel and detailing the multiple weight loss programs and services offered to the Laredo community will take place on Tuesday, May 22, at the new Texas Bariatric Specialists location, 6999 McPherson Avenue, Suite 108 in Laredo. Space is limited, so attendees are encouraged to register early online by visiting  or


Founded by Dr. Nilesh A. Patel FACS, a nationally recognized and fellowship-trained bariatric surgeon who has performed over 2,500 successful weight loss surgeries resulting in patient weight loss exceeding national benchmarks for success, Texas Bariatric Specialists (TBS) is a holistic weight loss practice focused on delivering long-term weight loss solutions for patients.


Dr. Patel specializes in surgical weight loss procedures including Lap Band, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve and the revision of failed weight loss surgery. With a commitment to surgical expertise, compassionate care and exemplary preoperative and postsurgical consultative services, Dr. Patel and staff at Texas Bariatric Specialists ensure successful weight loss management for their patients through long-term relationships to support good health.


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