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About Us - Click here to view all posts
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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 ...
  • Reasons to Choose Bariatric Care Centers
    Weight management is an essential part of ensuring your long-term health. If you’re struggling to lose weight, the experienced team at Bariatric Care Centers can help you reach your health goals ...
  • Getting to Know Bariatric Care Centers
    If you have been unable to lose weight despite repeated attempts, you can turn to Bariatric Care Centers to find the help you need. At our weight loss clinic in Houston, TX, you’ll find a caring ...
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  • Weight Loss Surgery: Gastric Bypass Versus Gastric Sleeve
    The two different types of bariatric surgeries you can consider when you want to lose weight but need help are: Gastric Bypass Gastric Sleeve There are key differences between the two procedures, in ...
  • Exploring Common Obesity-Related Medical Conditions
    If you’re considering bariatric surgery to help you lose weight, but aren’t sure if this treatment would be right for you, then you may want to factor in the effects that being severely ...
  • Tips for Controlling Your Appetite
    Individuals considering bariatric or gastric surgery often wonder how they can manage their weight. Appetite control, for example, can be a crucial aspect of a successful weight loss program. When ...
Bariatric Surgery Diet - Click here to view all posts
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Benefits of Weight Loss - Click here to view all posts
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  • Weight Loss Surgery: Gastric Bypass Versus Gastric Sleeve
    The two different types of bariatric surgeries you can consider when you want to lose weight but need help are: Gastric Bypass Gastric Sleeve There are key differences between the two procedures, in ...
  • Tips for Controlling Your Appetite
    Individuals considering bariatric or gastric surgery often wonder how they can manage their weight. Appetite control, for example, can be a crucial aspect of a successful weight loss program. When ...
  • 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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  • The Link Between Bacteria and Morbid Obesity
    While bariatric surgery in Houston changes—and saves—lives, doctors are also learning more than ever about the causes of obesity. Most suspect that the reason some patients need bariatric ...
  • Getting into the exercise habit
    Many people are not exercising due to the excuse of: no time to exercise. When it comes to time, prioritizing the time of the day to exercise is most important. No maybe’s or but’s ...
FAQs Bariatric Surgery - Click here to view all posts
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  • Exploring Common Obesity-Related Medical Conditions
    If you’re considering bariatric surgery to help you lose weight, but aren’t sure if this treatment would be right for you, then you may want to factor in the effects that being severely ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
Follow Up Care - Click here to view all posts
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  • What Causes Problems That Lead to Lap Band Revisions?
    Lap Band surgery was at one time a very popular bariatric procedure, but it has recently been surpassed in popularity by gastric sleeve procedures. The reason Lap Band bariatric surgery has become ...
  • Want to be The Biggest Loser ??
    America is having an addiction to reality TV shows, those with lots of drama and those involving lots of weight loss as well. Many reality TV shows such as the Biggest Loser or Extreme Weight Loss or ...
Gastric Bypass - Click here to view all posts
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  • What to Expect from Gastric Bypass
    If you’ve tried medically supervised dieting and exercise but still struggle with losing weight, gastric bypass surgery may offer you a solution. This procedure can help patients lose ...
  • The Basics of Gastric Bypass
    Gastric bypass surgery is second only to gastric sleeve surgery in popularity among patients considering bariatric procedures. Although surgeons are moving away from gastric bypass when possible ...
Gastric Sleeve - Click here to view all posts
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  • What Causes Problems That Lead to Lap Band Revisions?
    Lap Band surgery was at one time a very popular bariatric procedure, but it has recently been surpassed in popularity by gastric sleeve procedures. The reason Lap Band bariatric surgery has become ...
  • Where Will You Have Your Bariatric Procedure?
    Are you planning to undergo gastric surgery, but you haven’t settled on a provider? If so, it’s important to realize how important this step is in your treatment process. To help ensure a ...
  • Signs of Complications with Your Lap Band
    Lap band bariatric surgery was once a highly popular treatment for weight loss. However, in recent years, a number of complications have arisen in connection with this procedure. If you’ve ...
Lap Band - Click here to view all posts
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  • Signs of Complications with Your Lap Band
    Lap band bariatric surgery was once a highly popular treatment for weight loss. However, in recent years, a number of complications have arisen in connection with this procedure. If you’ve ...
  • What Complications Are Associated with the Lap-Band?
    Every surgery carries risks and if you have a lap-band, also called a gastric band, then you may be wondering what complications you might face with this bariatric procedure. In recent findings, it ...
  • 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 ...
Lap Band Revision - Click here to view all posts
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  • Where Will You Have Your Bariatric Procedure?
    Are you planning to undergo gastric surgery, but you haven’t settled on a provider? If so, it’s important to realize how important this step is in your treatment process. To help ensure a ...
  • Signs of Complications with Your Lap Band
    Lap band bariatric surgery was once a highly popular treatment for weight loss. However, in recent years, a number of complications have arisen in connection with this procedure. If you’ve ...
  • What Complications Are Associated with the Lap-Band?
    Every surgery carries risks and if you have a lap-band, also called a gastric band, then you may be wondering what complications you might face with this bariatric procedure. In recent findings, it ...
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  • Obesity and Heart Disease
    If you suffer from obesity, bariatric surgeries for weight loss can potentially help you lose weight and reduce your risk for conditions that affect your heart health. Watch this video to learn about ...
  • Obesity and Health Problems
    Obesity is an illness that affects every part of your body, and being severely overweight leads to an increased risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, liver problems, and diabetes. If ...
  • Dealing with Loose Skin After Bariatric Surgery
    After weight loss surgery near Houston, you can expect to lose extreme amounts of weight. As you will learn in this video, there are ways you can reduce loose skin leftover where you formerly had ...
Weight Loss Surgery - Click here to view all posts
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  • The Link Between Bacteria and Morbid Obesity
    While bariatric surgery in Houston changes—and saves—lives, doctors are also learning more than ever about the causes of obesity. Most suspect that the reason some patients need bariatric ...
  • Where Will You Have Your Bariatric Procedure?
    Are you planning to undergo gastric surgery, but you haven’t settled on a provider? If so, it’s important to realize how important this step is in your treatment process. To help ensure a ...
  • What Complications Are Associated with the Lap-Band?
    Every surgery carries risks and if you have a lap-band, also called a gastric band, then you may be wondering what complications you might face with this bariatric procedure. In recent findings, it ...

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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.