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Nilesh A. Patel, MD, FACS

Texas Bariatric Specialists
(800) 684-4953
Nilesh A. Patel, MD, FACS

Del Rio Office:
119 E. Academy Street
Del Rio, Texas 78840

Austin Office:
9701 Brodie Lane Ste. 206
Austin, Texas 78748

San Antonio Office:
14603 Huebner Building 2
San Antonio, Texas 78231

Corpus Christi Office:
2222 Morgan Avenue Ste. 110
Corpus Christi, Texas 78405

Killen/Temple Office:
2201 South W.S. Young Drive
Suite 111-B
Killeen, TX 76543

Seguin/New Braunfels Office:
1050 I-35 N Ste. 100
New Braunfels, Texas 78130

Laredo – New Office!
6999 McPherson Road Ste. 108
Laredo, Texas 78041

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Serving patients seeking bariatric surgery procedures, including gastric bypass in Del Rio and the surrounding area

Nilesh A. Patel, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon and renowned bariatric specialist who performs weight loss surgery in Del Rio, Texas. With several thousand successful bariatric procedures performed, Dr. Patel’s experience and reputation attract patients from throughout the area. Dr. Patel teaches gastric bypass surgery to weight loss surgeons around the country. He has served as a guest editor of several medical journals and made guest appearances on numerous local news programs. His practice, Texas Bariatric Specialists, has been recognized in Newsweek magazine.

Texas Bariatric Specialists focuses on minimally invasive bariatric surgery, including laparoscopic Lap-Band surgery. Lap-Band surgery is adjustable and reversible. Laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery is also available. Dr. Patel uses the advanced laparoscopic Roux-en-Y technique. As a result of his expertise he was selected to be a national preceptor by Covidan, the world leader in surgical stapling devices. As part of his position, he has trained members of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons on advanced surgical techniques for weight loss surgery.

Dr. Patel also offers single-incision laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (gastric sleeve surgery). He performs the surgery through an incision around the belly button and a mini-incision near the bottom of the breast bone. Dr. Patel and his team perform reconstructive and revision surgery as well.

The practice offers comprehensive resources from start-to-finish to help patients during their weight loss journey. This includes nutritional guidance, psychological support and peer support groups. Texas Bariatric Specialists boasts an extremely impressive success rate — better than the national average — because of their attentive and personalized care.

In order to serve patients throughout south Texas, Texas Bariatric Specialists has offices in Austin, Corpus Christi, San Antonio, Houston and Laredo. To schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Patel and learn more about your weight loss surgery options, co

What Do Patients Say About the Surgeons of Texas Bariatric Specialists?


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“My first impression of Dr. Patel was that he was a very knowledgeable and personable doctor. From day one I felt really comfortable with Dr. Patel, and that’s a positive in my book. I hold Dr. Patel in the utmost esteem. Dr. Patel has the finest staff and recovery facility I have ever seen. The clinic, if you can call it that, as it looks more like a hospital, was clean and very modern. The post-operative treatment was of the highest caliber; no need or concern went unanswered. Words cannot describe how truly indebted I am to Dr. Patel and his staff.” — Harold

“Dr. Patel is such a wonderful physician. From the very beginning he was very knowledgeable about his center. He answered all my questions, and his staff was just excellent. Dr. Patel has a great bedside manner and he made me feel comfortable when he came by for visits. He is superb in his follow-up care. If I had any friends that needed surgery, I would definitively refer them to Dr. Patel. If I ever get sick, I would want Dr. Patel and his staff to take care of me. He is such a great person. Who could ask for anything more?” — Peggy

More About Nilesh Patel, MD, FACS

Dr. Patel is a member of the ASMBS.

Nilesh Patel, MD, FACS, completed a medical degree at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Pittsburgh. He then performed a residency and fellowship at the Allegheny General Hospital. Dr. Patel is one of the few surgeons in south Texas who have completed a full-year fellowship dedicated to minimally invasive weight loss surgery. Dr. Patel has written many articles that have been published in surgical journals and has presented his research at national and international bariatric surgery conventions. He is a member of the advisory board of the health website and serves as the Associate Director of Bariatric Surgery and Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. In addition, Dr. Patel is a member of several medical organizations, including the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the Texas Medical Association.

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