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Learning How to Plan Healthy Meals

When it’s late in the evening and your family is clamoring for dinner, it can be tricky to figure out what to cook with the ingredients on hand. Countless families rely on takeout menus and ...
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Should You Consider Lap-Band Conversion to Sleeve Gastrectomy?

The Lap-Band, or adjustable gastric band, was a popular type of bariatric surgery that limited how much food a patient could eat. Many people chose this type of bariatric surgery because it is ...
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Pregnancy After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Before deciding if gastric sleeve surgery is right for you, your bariatric surgeon will need to know your full medical history and any special concerns you have. These may include concerns about the ...
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Should You Consider Lap-Band Conversion to Sleeve Gastrectomy?

The Lap-Band, or adjustable gastric band, was a popular type of bariatric surgery that limited how much food a patient could eat. Many people chose this type of bariatric surgery because it is ...
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Learning How to Plan Healthy Meals

When it’s late in the evening and your family is clamoring for dinner, it can be tricky to figure out what to cook with the ingredients on hand. Countless families rely on takeout menus and ...
Continue reading "Learning How to Plan Healthy Meals" »

Pregnancy After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Before deciding if gastric sleeve surgery is right for you, your bariatric surgeon will need to know your full medical history and any special concerns you have. These may include concerns about the ...
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Get the Facts About Added Sugars

One of the many lifestyle changes that bariatric surgery patients must make is to restrict the amount of sugar they eat. This is easier said than done, considering that a significant percentage of ...
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What's Off the Menu After Gastric Bypass or Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

After gastric sleeve or gastric bypass surgery, your bariatric surgery team will assist you in making the changes to your diet that will help you achieve a healthy weight for life. As important as ...
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A Look at Weight Regain After Gastric Bypass

After gastric bariatric surgery, weight regain is always possible. One of the reasons it is so important to attend all of your follow-up visits and take part in any support groups your weight loss ...
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The Link Between Sleep Apnea and Obesity

Sleep apnea is a dangerous condition that increases the risk of auto accidents, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes. Obesity and sleep apnea form a deadly cycle, in which obesity increases the risk of ...
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Hear Dr. Mirza Explain the Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

If you are battling obesity, bariatric surgery could save your life. In this video, watch Dr. Brian Mirza, weight loss surgeon at Bariatric Care Centers, explain the importance of bariatric surgery to ...
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Preparing Family Meals After Bariatric Surgery

After bariatric surgery, one of the many changes you’ll go through is a new way of eating. When you’re responsible for cooking for your family, that can be a challenge. Sticking to your ...
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Why You Should Choose a Board-Certified Bariatric Surgeon

Not all bariatric surgeons are board-certified, or have been trained extensively in a formal fellowship program, but not all bariatric patients take the extra step of reviewing a surgeon’s ...
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Post-Surgical Blood Clots: Risk Factors and Prevention Tips

After consulting a surgeon, many people decide that the benefits of having bariatric surgery far outweigh the potential risks. However, it’s still important to take steps to minimize the risk of ...
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Common Mistakes to Avoid After a Gastric Bypass

Gastric bypass surgery is the second-most commonly used approach for surgical weight loss. It can be particularly effective for patients with morbid obesity or poorly controlled diabetes. During this ...
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Getting Ready for Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is often an effective way to reclaim one’s physical health and emotional well-being, but it does require a significant commitment to change. As you prepare for your procedure, ...
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How to Prepare for Your Overnight Hospital Stay

When you have weight loss surgery in Houston, you will almost certainly spend at least one night in the hospital. During the stay, the medical team will keep you under observation to ensure there are ...
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A Look at Stomach Stretching After a Sleeve Gastrectomy

When you are considering types of weight loss surgery, one question you may have about the sleeve gastrectomy procedure is whether your stomach will stretch after surgery. Your weight loss surgeon ...
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Inspiring Information to Kick the Sugar Habit

After you have bariatric surgery in Houston, one transition you will need to make is to eat a diet with much less sugar. Consuming too much sugar can cause many unpleasant side effects after weight ...
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The Importance of Bariatric Patient Education

Bariatric surgery is one facet of an overall program of obesity help. Patient education is critical for successful recovery and weight loss after surgery. Whatever kind of bariatric surgery you have, ...
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What Liquids to avoid after weight loss surgery?

Avoidance of some ‘highly addictive beverages’ after Weight loss surgery is very important. Those beverages includes caffeine drinks, carbonated beverages and alcohol. 1-Why Caffeine is to ...
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Who is a Good Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery?

For people who were unable to lose weight through exercise and diet, weight loss surgery is often the next step. Weight loss surgery is not without risks, so it’s important to be sure you are a ...
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Your Diet After Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery is still sometimes one of the best options for many people who struggle to lose weight. and have severe diabetes, or need revisional surgery, To get the best results from the ...
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10 Questions to Ask Before Gastric Bypass [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you’re considering gastric bypass surgery, gathering all of the information you can about the procedure and recovery is the best way to decide if it is right for you. Because there are many ...
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What to Expect During and After Lap Band Revision Surgery

For many years, Lap Band surgery was a popular bariatric procedure. Doctors and patients liked the procedure because it was minimally invasive and did not involve removing any part of the stomach but ...
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Disclaimer: All weight loss claims are due to surgery and before and after care. Results will vary by person and are based upon the patient, the surgery type and the compliance with the aftercare program. As with any Medical procedure or surgery, there are specific risks and possible complications. If you have specific questions about the procedure we suggest you arrange for a consult with the Doctor.

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Why Choose Us

  • Surgeon Qualifications-Board Certified Fellowship Trained in Bariatric Surgery
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
  • Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery; FASMBS.
  • Designation as a “Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery” demonstrates commitment to excellence
  • Dr. Mirza is the Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery at a Houston Center Of Excellance.
  • Excellent Long-Term Track Record of Safety
  • Over 15 Years Experience
  • 1,000's of Successful Safe Bariatric Surgeries Performed
  • Most of our patients are referrals from existing patients
  • Comprehensive approach to weight loss surgery with continued follow-up.
  • Yearly Laboratory Testing to Optimize Patients Health
  • Using only Center Of Excellence Hospitals for Surgery.
  • To assist him in surgery Dr. Mirza uses Highly trained and skilled surgeons and Licensed Assistants.
  • Dr. Mirza will spend time with you and evaluate you personally, at the office and at the hospital.