Younan Nowzaradan

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 4.90909090909 out of 5 with 43 ratings

Younan Nowzaradan Bariatric Surgeon M.D.,F.A.C.S.
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28 yr Experience

30 yr in Bariatrics

18 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

10 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

85% Practice is Bariatrics

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  • About Me

    Dr. Younan Nowzaradan has been serving patients with compassionate care for over 30 years. He has dedicated much of his career to advocating quality medical management for those struggling with obesity. Dr. Nowzaradan firmly believes in the care of the obese without discrimination or prejudice.

    Dr. Nowzaradan, A Leader in Laparoscopic Surgical Techniques

    As a general and vascular surgeon, he was the first doctor in Houston to propose, research and adopt the benefits of laparoscopic surgery for procedures previously unconsidered. While others were limiting weight loss surgery to those who weighed under 300-lbs, Dr. Younan Nowzaradan was already performing safe laparoscopic weight loss surgery on super morbidly obese individuals who weighed more than 600-lbs. Prior to his accomplishments, many within the medical community thought his theories of laparoscopically performing various open procedures was impossible. Today, several years later, they are now commonplace.

    A Beacon of Hope as the My 600 lb Life Doctor

    In 2003, he performed laparoscopic weight loss surgery on the world’s heaviest dad, heaviest mom, and heaviest teen. He is featured in the hit TLC shows, Half Ton Killer as well as My 600-lb Life with the hope of influencing the public and the medical community to change their bias and negative opinion regarding severely obese individuals. Dr. Nowzaradan has become a beacon of hope for those who have struggled with their weight. He has changed the lives of many when others weren’t willing to help them. As a doctor, he always helps to heal those that need it most.

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  • Latest Reviews See all 43 reviews
    avatar DiTrying on May 3, 2017

    Dr. Now is an amazingly kind, direct and skilled doctor. He i kind enough to 'call me on my stuff' when I needed it, but also very supportive and genuinely caring. At every step of the way, I got the information, support and guidance that More...

    avatar memaw8 on April 27, 2017

    He is the best,

    avatar Darlene O. on Jan. 3, 2015

    Yesterday was my 2 year anniversary of having gastric bypass performed on me by Dr. Now. It was the best decision I have ever made . Today I am happy, healthy and over 100 lighter. I always felt so comfortable with Dr. Now. He is a More...

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