Northwest Houston Surgical Association

About Obesity

obesity treatment in cypress txObesity has become a necessary subject for discussion, as it is now the second leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Below you will find information about obesity and learn more about how the team at Northwest Houston Surgical Association can help those who suffer from it.

When you meet with any of the NHSA surgeons for a consultation, they will carefully consider what will help you attain the best possible outcome for you and your lifestyle. They will educate you until they are convinced that you understand the risks and benefits of weight loss surgery. Request a consultation online or call our office at 713-426-2400 for more information about how you can take the steps toward improving your life.

Obesity is a condition in which excess weight has accumulated to the extent that it can have a negative impact on a person’s health. An individual who is more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese.

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    Meet Our Doctors

    Dr. Fadner

    Dr. Fadner is fellowship trained in Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery and offers a wide range of general surgery operations to his patients.

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    Meet Our Doctors

    Dr. Leiva

    A certified General Surgeon at the forefront of single incision and robotic general surgery. Dr. Leiva also has a special interest in primary and revision, advanced laparoscopic.

  • Dr. Amir
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    Dr. Amr

    As a highly skilled and fellowship trained weight loss surgeon, Dr. Amr is skilled in laparoscopic foregut surgery and bariatric (weight loss) surgery.

  • Dr. Ayyar
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    Dr. Ayyar

    Dr. Ayyar has pioneered minimally invasive surgery in the West and Northwest Houston area. His expertise in minimally invasive and endocrine surgery allow him to perform parathyroid operations.

The obesity epidemic in America affects 93 million people, and it is estimated that this number will continue to rise rapidly. Obesity can have a serious affect on a person’s health by interfering with basic physical functions such as breathing and walking. It can cause emotional stress, extreme discomfort and a lower quality of life. Long term, it can cause other serious health conditions that shorten a person’s lifespan.

CAUSES OF OBESITY

If you want to learn more about what causes obesity, click here.

HEALTH RISKS OF OBESITY

If you want to understand the health risks of obesity, click here to learn more.

WEIGHT LOSS OPTIONS

You can view the different options for weight loss by clicking here.

If you’re ready to improve your life, request a consultation online or call our office at 713-426-2400 for more information.

Obalon Balloon System Surgery

The Obalon Balloon System helps facilitate weight loss by taking up space in your stomach so you eat less.

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Gastric Band

As one of the more popular procedures, LAP-BAND® surgery gives patients the ability to control their weight by allowing them to feel fuller, sooner.

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Gastric Bypass

Gastric bypass is successful at helping patients achieve and maintain a healthier weight by using sectioning and malabsorptive techniques.

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Sleeve Gastrectomy

A sleeve gastrectomy procedure involves removing about 85% of the stomach and reshaping the remaining portion into a tube or sleeve.

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Duodenal Switch

The Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch (BPD/DS) is a popular procedure for small stomachs combining a lower form of restriction and a high level of malabsorption.

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