We are completely devoted to bariatrics. It’s all we do! We have tremendous experience, a comprehensive program, and thousands of successful, happy patients. We can help.

Over 12,000 Bariatric Surgeries Performed

Collectively, our surgeons have performed over 12,000 bariatric surgeries. Their experience results in unsurpassed safety and surgical expertise.

Award-Winning Surgeons

Our surgeons have been honored to be listed as San Antonio Top Docs every year since 2006. We have also been named an ASMBS Center of Excellence..

Over 35 Years of Experience

Our surgeons’ careers are fully-dedicated to bariatric surgery. They offer their patients not only excellence in surgical skills, but also the knowledge from years of experience of caring for bariatric patients long-term.

Cutting Edge Technology

As technology advances, we advance. We offer the latest in bariatric procedures and our surgeons actually train other doctors in the latest techniques all over the country.

Lifelong Patient Care and Support

Successful bariatric surgery requires an effective support system and ongoing care. We offer lifelong follow-up visits, support groups, workshops, and many other resources to help our patients succeed.

Comprehensive Approach

Our team includes bariatric surgeons, a bariatric physician, nurse practitioners, and a full-time dietitian. Psychologists and on-site exercise trainers are also part of our team.

pictures of bariatric surgeon Dr. Allen Alvares, Dr. Sonny Cavazos and Dr. John J. Gonzalez from texas medical and surgical weight loss center

Our Team

We are a team of dedicated, caring, and highly trained doctors and staff who treat severely overweight individuals. Because each patient is unique, our team includes specialists to help with every aspect of your weight loss treatment.

Our center specializes in weight loss surgery, including laparoscopic gastric bypass, gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, duodenal switch, gastric balloon, and other minimally-invasive procedures. We utilize the latest surgical technology, such as single incision laparoscopic surgery as well as incisionless revision procedures.

To ensure that you receive safe and permanent weight loss options, it is important for you to choose your bariatric doctor carefully. The majority of our bariatric surgeons are fellowship-trained. This degree of training actually exceeds the requirements of the American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). We are proud to offer this level of expertise to our patients.

Our center offers private consultations, as well as educational seminars to provide you with all of the information you need when considering bariatric surgery. We perform surgery at hospitals that are ASMBS Centers of Excellence facilities. This ensures the highest quality of services available, including state-of-the-art equipment and specialized nursing care.

Our Personal Approach to Each Patient

Each member of our highly skilled and compassionate team shares a common goal. We are here to help you defeat obesity and to help you lead a healthier, happier life.

We care for each of our patients as unique individuals so it is important for us to know you as a person. We want to know what you have been through, what you enjoy in life and why you have chosen weight loss surgery.

Our doctors and staff provide the very highest level of care with specialists to assist you in every aspect of your weight loss. We take the time to provide you with a set of tools and personal guidance for a lifetime of success