Gastric sleeve: The best bariatric surgery for your body AND your wallet

Gastric sleeve: The best bariatric surgery for your body AND your wallet

Gastric sleeve: The best bariatric surgery for your body AND your wallet

Bariatric surgical procedures focus on altering the digestive tract to limit the amount of food you can consume or absorb. The first bariatric surgery designed for weight loss was performed in the 1950s, and since then, weight loss options have evolved to include multiple techniques supported by decades of data on their long-term success. As an important caveat, these procedures must be...

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BMI of Texas Expands Practice with Addition of Fellowship-Trained Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Punam Patel

San Antonio, April 9, 2018 — The Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas (BMI of Texas), which specializes in a variety of weight loss surgeries in San Antonio, today announced Dr. Punam Patel has joined the practice. Dr. Patel brings a unique quality to BMI of Texas and San Antonio as one of the city’s only female fellowship-trained advanced laparoscopic and...

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BMI of Texas Selected as Exclusive Provider of Obalon System

December 13, 2016 – The Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas (BMI of Texas) today announced it is the first and only weight loss practice in south Texas to offer the new Obalon Balloon System, a swallowable intragastric balloon system designed to help achieve weight loss in adults with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30-40. The Obalon Balloon System, which...

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Let’s talk about Walk with a Doc!

Let’s talk about Walk with a Doc!

For many years, walking groups have been a popular option for people looking to achieve their basic fitness goals with the support of those around them. Participants of walking groups can motivate each other to walk regularly and to obtain the numerous health benefits that walking provides. Walk with a Doc is a local walking group event held on the...

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Achieving your New Year’s resolutions in San Antonio

Achieving your New Year’s resolutions in San Antonio

Starting off the new year by making healthy choices and implementing an active lifestyle can go a long way toward promoting your overall health in the long run. In San Antonio, there are many options for achieving your New Year’s health and fitness resolutions, from frequenting healthier restaurants to increasing your physical activity. 1. Walk more often If your New...

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5 reasons why you’ll want to start a walking routine today

5 reasons why you’ll want to start a walking routine today

Amid balancing work, school and other obligations, it can be challenging to participate in comprehensive physical activities such as going to the gym or playing a sport. However, along with following an appropriate diet, there is a simple and convenient way to stay healthy: walking for about 30 minutes a day. The health benefits of walking are numerous and include...

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4 health benefits of adding some spice to your life

4 health benefits of adding some spice to your life

Spices and herbs have been used to flavor food items for thousands of years, and research continues to show that these natural food components have multiple health benefits. From regulating blood sugar levels to lowering cholesterol, the benefits of herbs and spices are many. If you’re considering a healthier lifestyle that involves getting in shape and even shedding some weight,...

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Meet the healthy meats you need to eat!

Meet the healthy meats you need to eat!

If you’re following a low-carb diet to lose weight and improve your health, meat can become an important part of your meals. Ideally, you should be focusing on healthy meats to eat, which provide plenty of nutrients while not being overloaded with calories or saturated fat. Most types of meat are excellent sources of protein, which is an important component...

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7 steps to reducing abdominal fat and maintaining a healthy midsection

7 steps to reducing abdominal fat and maintaining a healthy midsection

Everyone has abdominal fat – even someone with washboard abs – but if you’re overweight, you may be carrying extra belly fat. It’s important to learn how to reduce abdominal fat because having too much can lead to it forming around your internal organs. This type of fat (known as visceral fat) can increase your risk of developing type 2...

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Why Pay More?

Gastric Sleeve Surgery can range drastically in price, but you aren't necessarily getting better service for your money. BMI of Texas's state of the art facility allows us to cost effectively provide this proceedure while providing top quality service.

Example of how our Gastric Sleeve Sleeve Pricing Compares to the Competition
CityCost
Dallas A$13,400
Dallas B$11,000
Houston A$16,000
Houston B$14,300
Houston B$14,300
Los Angeles A$12,000
Los Angeles B$25,000
BMI of Texas$9,400

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