Blog Posts in 2018

8 Reasons to Get a Workout Buddy

Whether you work out at home or visit a local fitness center, there are benefits to finding a workout buddy. Not only will your buddy provide companionship while you work out together, but also will ...
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Will My Insurance Cover Excess Skin Removal?

After bariatric surgery and successful weight loss, it is common for people to experience excess skin. This happens because of the way the skin was stretched when you were overweight as well as how ...
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Try This Healthy Lasagna Recipe

After bariatric surgery, changing your diet is necessary, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up your favorite foods. With a few simple swaps, you can make your favorite foods fit into your ...
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Weight Loss Surgery and Your Health

Obesity is a serious medical condition plaguing the United States. In fact, 1 in every 3 adults is obese. Obesity often leads to serious medical conditions, such as hypertension and type 2 diabetes. ...
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Everything You Should Know About General Anesthesia

Bariatric surgery is performed under general anesthesia. With this kind of anesthesia, you will sleep through the procedure and be unaware of the operation. Your surgeon will work with an ...
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Reasons to Lose Weight Before a Sleeve Gastrectomy

Some patients who seek bariatric surgery are surprised that their surgeons ask them to lose weight before their procedure. After all, aren’t you having weight loss surgery because you’re ...
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Don't Believe These Myths About Bariatrics

Increasingly, bariatric surgery is being recognized as an effective tool to manage various diseases associated with obesity, including diabetes, heart disease, and sleep apnea. Yet, many myths persist ...
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Bariatric Surgery Could Save Your Life

Most people understand that obesity isn’t healthy, but not everyone may know just how harmful it really is. Individuals with obesity and morbid obesity have shorter life expectancies than people ...
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Low Impact Exercises to Try

In your new, post-bariatric surgery life, exercise will become as much a part of your daily routine as brushing your teeth. By seeing it as just another daily habit, you’ll be able to quickly ...
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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.