Now that you've made the decision to explore the life-changing possibilities of bariatric surgery, it's time to choose the best medical team available. West Houston Medical Center offers:
- Our medical director, Dr. Christopher Reilly, a bariatric surgeon who is board certified in general surgery and advanced laparoscopic procedures. Under his direction, our highly-specialized physicians have completed thousands of bariatric surgeries. Additionally, our program enhances long-term weight loss success with the assistance of a bariatric coordinator to oversee your care. You will receive nutritional counseling and, if required, have access to hospital-based diabetes management, psychological services, emergency medicine, sleep studies, diagnostics/imaging and physical therapy.
- All of our weight loss surgical procedures are minimally-invasive and performed via laparoscopy, including gastric band, sleeve gastrectomy, or gastric bypass.
- West Houston Medical Center has been accredited as an American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Bariatric Center of Excellence. Furthermore, the ASMBS and the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has given our program full accreditation in the new, unified Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). This designation is reserved for bariatric surgery programs that have demonstrated a history of successful patient outcomes.