Northwest Houston Surgical Association

Meet Dr. Ziad Amr

Meet Dr. Ziad Amr Houston weight loss surgeonDr. Ziad Amr is a highly skilled, fellowship trained General and Bariatric surgeon in the Houston and Cypress area. Through completing his general surgery residency training from 2002 through 2007 at the Methodist Hospital at the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas, Dr. Amr gained extensive experience in general surgery procedures. Dr. Amr is trained in laparoscopic foregut surgery and bariatric (weight loss) surgery. His surgical interests include laparoscopic surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease, treatment of inguinal and incisional hernias, and gallbladder disease. He also preforms single incision Robotic surgery.

Dr. Amr is certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of:

  • The American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • The Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  • The American College of Surgeons (FACS)

When you meet with Dr. Amr or any of the NHSA surgeons for a consultation about weight loss surgery in Houston or Cypress, TX, they will carefully consider what will help you attain the best possible outcome for you and your lifestyle. They will educate Houston and Cypress patients on bariatric surgery until they are convinced that they understand the risks and benefits of the weight loss option they choose. 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.


After his residency, Dr. Amr completed a one-year fellowship in Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery focusing on bariatric surgery at The Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas. During his fellowship, Dr. Amr trained with local and national leaders in bariatric surgery and gained wide experience in multidisciplinary surgical approach for bariatric patients that required laparoscopic gastric bypass, LAP BAND®, and laparoscopic gastric sleeve surgery. Moreover, Dr. Amr attained extensive experience in revision surgeries concerning bariatric patients.

During his years in practice Dr. Amr has successfully assisted a plethora of patients in reaching their weight loss goals through exemplary nutritional and lifestyle advice, effective bariatric surgeries, and regular maintenance techniques.

Dr. Amr concentrates on spending sufficient one-on-one time with each of his patients during consultations in order to ensure maximum patient care, and personally performs band-adjustments during his patient follow-ups. He aims to continue achieving excellent results in bariatric surgery and to provide patients with the most effective medical advice and treatment that will help them maintain a healthier lifestyle in the long run.

Dr. Amr is also happily married and father of one. He enjoys spending quality time with his family during his free time.

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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