Gastric sleeve surgery is becoming increasingly popular, but if you’re thinking about undergoing this type of procedure, it’s important to understand that successful weight loss requires more than just going under the knife. While surgery can be an extremely effective tool in your weight loss efforts, you’ll also need to commit to changes after your procedure. To be more prepared...
For overweight young adults, extra pounds can take a significant physical and mental toll on your well-being over the years. Unfortunately, these young adults often develop weight-related problems due to being overweight as children or adolescents. Carrying extra weight for decades can result in an increased risk of developing many serious and chronic health issues. However, there are solutions, such...
San Antonio, April 30, 2018 — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one-third of all U.S. adults are obese, and the rate of adult obesity in the U.S. nearly tripled from 1960-2010. People with obesity are often stigmatized, preventing the effective treatment of the disease. Recognizing that obesity is an epidemic, but much more work...
San Antonio, May 2018 – As businesses and residents in Bexar County explore ways to improve health and wellness, a San Antonio man was recently recognized by the American Heart Association (San Antonio) for his dramatic lifestyle changes. Chris Sander, who lost more than 200 pounds after undergoing weight loss surgery, credits the doctors and staff at the Bariatric Medical...
Obesity is a serious health issue affecting more than one-third of Americans. It affects mobility, impacts self-esteem and increases the risk of many causes of preventable death—including type 2 diabetes, stroke, heart disease and some types of cancer. In addition, obesity raises medical costs by an average of $1,429 per patient per year. In light of the above, the need...
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...
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...
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...
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...
As you strive to become healthier, you may have heard about paleo diet benefits. The paleo diet is regarded as one of the healthiest options out there because it is focused on your genetics and is effective at keeping you lean, strong and full of energy. Based on a Stone Age diet, it aims to recreate what a “caveman” would...
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.
|Los Angeles A||$12,000|
|Los Angeles B||$25,000|
|BMI of Texas||$9,900|
Is Weight Loss Surgery Right For You?
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Your Weight Loss Options
- Sleeve Gastrectomy
- Gastric Bypass
- Adjustable Gastric Banding
- LAP-BAND Fills
- Revision Surgery
- Incisionless Revision Surgery
- Duodenal Switch
- Intragastric Balloon
- Medical Weight Management
- General Surgery