Blog Posts in July, 2016

The Causes of Obesity

Individuals who are considering bariatric surgery may be wondering about the causes of their weight gain. Obesity can result from a number of factors, some of which are manageable and preventable. ...
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When Is a Lap Band Revision Necessary?

The gastric band was previously among the most popular types of weight loss surgery options performed in Houston, TX. Bariatric surgery patients were attracted to the Lap Band approach because it was ...
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Recovering from Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Vertical sleeve gastrectomy, also known as gastric sleeve surgery, is a type of bariatric surgery in which about 80 percent of the stomach is removed. This greatly inhibits the amount of food that the ...
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Reasons to Choose Bariatric Care Centers

Bariatric Care Centers was founded with the mission of forging long-term relationships with our patients. When you become a bariatric surgery patient here in Houston, you’ll receive extensive ...
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Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery encompasses several different weight loss procedures and requires careful consideration by patients. To make the choice that is right for you, be sure to ask your doctor about any of ...
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What Kind of Testing Do You Need Before Bariatric Surgery?

As with any kind of surgery, before performing a bariatric procedure, your surgeon will take steps to ensure that the procedure is safe for you. Watch this video to learn more about the tests you may ...
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How Weight Loss Surgery Affects Type 2 Diabetes

Unlike type 1 diabetes, which is an autoimmune condition in which the body’s own immune system attacks and destroys the pancreas, type 2 diabetes is associated with insulin resistance. This ...
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  • 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.