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Our Expert Weight Loss Surgeons:
Dr. Michael V. Seger

Dr. Michael V. Seger, Bariatric Surgeons in San Antonio


University of Texas at Austin, B.A. 1994
University of Texas Health Science Center, M.D. 1998


A native of Lubbock, Texas, Dr. Michael V. “Mickey” Seger attended college at The University of Texas at Austin, where he received a bachelor of arts in zoology. Upon graduation, he moved south to San Antonio to attend medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center.

He completed residency training at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

San Antonio bariatric surgeon, Dr. Seger completed an advanced laparoscopic fellowship at the University of Texas HSC Houston under the guidance of Philip L. Leggett, M.D.

In July of 2004, the Seger family moved back to San Antonio to join New Dimensions Weight Loss Surgery where he served as president in 2007.

With the addition of their twin girls in October 2007, Dr. Seger and his wife Jenny are the proud parents of five children.

Dr. Seger and Dr. Duperier founded the Minimally Invasive Surgeons of Texas advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery training program in San Antonio, where surgeons from around the country come to learn these highly specialized procedures. Dr. Seger has been a national proctor for Ethicon Endosurgery.

San Antonio weight loss surgeon, Dr. Seger also performs a broad array of minimally invasive and robotic general surgery. Dr. Seger uses this technique to complete operations on the stomach, colon, intestine, spleen, kidney, pancreas, liver, gall bladder, and adrenal glands. By using these minimally invasive techniques, patients now experience less pain and can return to their normal activities much sooner than with the traditional open surgery.

Dr. Seger has presented articles at national and international meetings on bariatric and laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Seger is on the board and the vice-president of the Texas Association of Bariatric Surgeons. He is the chief of surgery at the Methodist specialty and transplant hospital in San Antonio. He serves on a committee for the American Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons. He is a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Bexar County Medical Society, and the American Medical Association. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Seger has been featured on many local news channels discussing the new tools used in weight loss surgery. Click here to view these segments!

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Our Vision

Redefining healthcare by creating meaningful relationships and experiences with our patients and the community in order to overcome obesity and metabolic disease fostering improved health and a better quality of life.

If you are like most people, you are probably extremely frustrated and tired of dealing with excess weight. You have probably tried every diet out there and perhaps had some success but just have not been able to achieve long term success. Our comprehensive program will give you the tools you need to lose the weight you want and to keep it off.

Because every patient is unique, we strive to design a customized program to meet the needs of each individual. Having the expertise of an Obesity Medicine Specialist, Dr. Jenny Seger, we have the unique opportunity to provide more complete weight management and wellness services than those which are available in other practices.

Our Mission

BMI of Texas exists to provide innovative and comprehensive medical and surgical care to patients with obesity and metabolic disease. We are dedicated to creating an enduring partnership with patients in order to ensure their long-term success. We are committed to providing such care in a supportive, compassionate, and guilt-free environment.

When it comes to Texas obesity surgery, it is our goal to not only help you achieve your weight loss goals but to improve your overall health and quality of life. We look forward to partnering with you on your journey to a healthier you!