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Weight Loss Surgery Center

NewStart at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

6411 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030
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General Information

Patient-Centered Care

In the comprehensive, patient-centered bariatric surgery program at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, our number one priority is providing you with the full support you need for safe, successful and sustainable weight loss. From pre-surgical counseling and information sessions, to surgery with a top multidisciplinary team, to extended and compassionate post-surgical support, we seek to meet your medical and personal needs in every way we can.

MBSAQIP Accredited Center Quality Program Seal

Accredited by MBSAQIP

Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center has been recognized as a fully accredited Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). ACS designates as MBSAQIP Centers only those programs with a demonstrated track record of favorable outcomes for weight loss surgery. The rate of complications for MBSAQIP Centers is extremely low.

Memorial Hermann Bariatric Programs (Memorial City, Southeast, Texas Medical Center, Sugar Land and The Woodlands) are accredited by MBSAQIP (Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. However, patients should request a physician's personal certification, if any, and their experience and qualifications before proceeding with any bariatrics procedure.

Clinic in the Texas Medical Center

Our clinic offers convenient, free parking and easy access. At Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, we have a dedicated area of private rooms and specially trained nurses and staff attuned to the specific needs of weight loss surgery patients. We also offer robotic-assisted surgery, which simplifies a number of existing procedures, making them less invasive and decreasing recovery time.

Surgery Options

Our program features a full range of minimally invasive weight loss surgery options to consider.

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What Makes the NewStart Program Different?

No obligation insurance verification. Let our insurance expert review your policy. She will find out what level of coverage you have, your deductible, a close estimate of out-of-pocket costs and what your insurance company requires. If you do not have insurance coverage, low-interest financing options may be available.

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We perform more surgeries than any other weight loss surgery program in Houston. Our affiliated weight loss surgeons perform over 1,200 bariatric procedures annually.

Perform all weight loss surgery options including the most difficult revisions and reversals. Affiliated surgeons and nurses provide a full range of surgery options, including gastric banding (lap band), gastric sleeve, gastric bypass and duodenal switch. We also offer surgery to revise or reverse previous bariatric procedures.

Comprehensive patient support. Our support team includes dietitians, psychological counselors and experienced bariatric nurses who work closely with each patient to address eating behavior, metabolism, self-esteem, body image and relationship changes. Peer support groups, educational speakers and insurance experts are also available to help patients throughout the program.

Revisional Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Erik Wilson, Bariatric Surgery Medical Director at Memorial Hermann, discusses revisional bariatric surgery.

Parking Information

Convenient parking is available in several garages near Memorial Hermann-TMC. For more information, please visit our Directions and Parking page.

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Fill out the form below to take the first step on your weight loss journey.

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You!

Thank you for your inquiry and congratulations on starting your weight loss journey with us. If you're ready now, you can move on to the insurance verification step, or you will be receiving an email from us shortly with a link to the form that you can submit at your convenience.

We are committed to providing you with all the information you need to decide whether bariatric surgery is right for you. Our NewStart Coordinators are here to help you through the entire process from insurance verification to surgery.