Dr. Nilesh A. Patel, MD, FACS
Texas Bariatric Specialists
2222 Morgan Avenue, Suite 110
Corpus Christi, TX 78405
As a nationally recognized and fellowship-trained bariatric surgeon, Dr. Nilesh A. Patel founded Texas Bariatric Specialists (TBS) to establish a holistic weight loss practice focused on delivering long-term weight loss solutions through customized programs to help patients successfully lose weight, reclaim their health, and live longer, happier lives. Texas Bariatric Solutions is not just a surgery center, it is a long-term partner for good health, and is committed to its patients for life.
• Dr. Patel specializes in minimally-invasive surgical weight loss procedures including Lap Band, Gastric Bypass, as well as Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Band, and the revision of failed weight loss surgery.
• He and his team have performed over 2,500 surgeries which have exceeded the national average of successful weight loss management. Non-surgical weight loss programs are also available and supported through the TBS Weight Loss Center.
• With a commitment to expertise, compassionate care and exemplary preoperative and postsurgical consultative services, Dr. Patel and the staff at Texas Bariatric Specialists ensure successful weight loss management for their patients through long-term relationships to support good health.
• Patients appreciate the practice’s surgical expertise and years of experience, pre- and post-surgery compassionate care, and pampering concierge services.
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Texas Bariatric Specialists offers 10 convenient locations throughout Texas including; San Antonio, Austin, Corpus Christi, New Braunfels, Seguin, Boerne, Killeen, Temple, Del Rio and Laredo.
For more information about our programs, and to meet our staff and discuss your weight loss needs, please register for an upcoming Free Seminar today.
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Jan. 16, 2013 -- The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has announced its seventh annual Xtreme Eating Awards, and as usual, there are some eye-popping, belt-busting, and artery-clogging stats behind these oversized restaurant meals.
Some of this year's biggest offenders are dishes even savvy diners might not suspect:
Posted 10:13 PM 1/2/2013
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For the study, which is published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers asked 20 healthy men and women to sip a cherry-flavored drink sweetened with either pure glucose or pure fructose.
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Dec. 26, 2012 -- Sales of the prescription weight loss drug Qsymia, the first such drug to get the FDA's OK in 13 years, are increasing, despite earlier reports of sluggish interest.
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Nov. 27, 2012 -- The number of drugs that can be risky when taken with grapefruit is on the rise, largely due to the influx of new medications and chemical formulations, a new study shows.
As it stands, there are now more than 85 drugs that may interact with grapefruit. The number of drugs that may result in potentially fatal side effects when mixed with grapefruit increased from 17 to 43 during the past four years. This equates to more than six new (More)
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Posted 4:02 AM 11/7/2012
Nov. 7, 2012 -- It's not always the potato chips' or the salt shaker's fault. Most Americans get the bulk of their daily salt overload from everyday foods loaded with excess sodium.
A new report from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association warns of surprisingly high sodium levels in the "salty six" common foods, including bread, cold cuts, pizza, and chicken.