Nick Nicholson

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 4.81818181818 out of 5 with 69 ratings

Nick Nicholson Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS

Nick Nicholson Bariatric Surgeon Picture

19 yr Experience

19 yr in Bariatrics

19 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

19 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

85-90% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is 65


  • About Me

    Dr. Nick Nicholson, Bariatric Surgeon

    Nick Nicholson, MD, FACS is one of the nation’s top bariatric surgeons, leading the Nicholson Clinic for Weight Loss Surgery with offices in Plano and Dallas, Texas. As a nationally recognized authority for the treatment of obesity, Dr. Nicholson instructs surgeons from around the globe on bariatric procedures on behalf of Johnson & Johnson and W.L. Gore & Associates. He has been named one of D Magazine’s Best Doctors in Dallas for 11 years, as well as a Best Doctor in Collin County. Dr. Nicholson has also been recognized as the Best Bariatric Surgeon by Living Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards.

    He earned his undergraduate degree from UT Austin and his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch. He completed his residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Parkland Memorial Hospital, where his passion for advanced laparoscopic and weight loss surgery began.

    Dr. Nick Nicholson is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), American Medical Association, Dallas County Medical Society, Parkland Surgical Society, and the Texas Medical Association Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.

    Bariatric Surgery in North Texas

    There is nothing more rewarding than seeing our patients transform into healthier, happier versions of themselves. -Dr. Nick Nicholson

    As a native of Texas, Dr. Nick is passionate about providing the North Texas community with treatment options to overcome obesity. His compassion extends worldwide helping over 15,000 patients from 48 states and 10 countries reach their weight loss goals. He performs Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAP-BAND®), and Bariatric Surgery Revisions. He also provides non-surgical weight loss options, including the ORBERA™ Intragastric Balloon and the Obalon Balloon System. In addition to bariatric surgery, Dr. Nicholson specializes in minimally invasive abdominal surgeries including gallbladder removal, abdominal wall hernia repairs, and hiatal hernia repairs for the treatment of acid reflux.

    Dr. Nicholson hand-picked the entire Nicholson Clinic team to ensure that each patient has top-notch information and expertise every step of their weight loss surgery journey. This comprehensive team includes Physician Assistants, Registered Nurses, Patient Educators, Psychologists, Registered Dietitians, Fitness Experts, Cardiologists, Gastroenterologists, and Anesthesiologists. Dr. Nicholson is proud to lead the team in helping patients achieve their weight loss goals and live a happier, healthier life.

    Recognizing the importance and need for education, Dr. Nick Nicholson co-authored the book Weight Loss Surgery - The Real Skinny, a guide for people considering or having undergone bariatric surgery.

    Weight Loss Surgery in Texas with Dr. Nick Nicholson

    If you’re considering weight loss surgery in North Texas with Dr. Nick Nicholson, we invite you to take a short quiz to help determine if weight loss surgery is right for you. After that, the next step is simple; all you need to do is register for a free online seminar to learn more about your options. You can also schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Nicholson, where he will complete a thorough medical evaluation, order any necessary tests and start the discussion on which procedure would be most effective for you.

    If you have any questions, please call us at (972) 494-3100.


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  • Latest Reviews See all 69 reviews
    avatar TheBigBangTheory on June 18, 2018

    Dr Nicholson saved my life in November 14,2016,, Thank You.Sleeved.

    avatar tcoldiron on Aug. 22, 2017

    Dr. Nicholson, and his staff not only SAVED MY LIFE, but they CHANGED MY LIFE! This experience has been one of the most challenging, but most rewarding experiences! The Nicholson Staff has been supportive, and encouraging throughout my entire experience. THANK YOU Dr. Nicholson & Staff!!!!

    avatar themexcellentone on July 12, 2013

    I met Dr. Nicholson back in January at a seminar he had that both my husband and I attended when we decided that we would both have WLS. I appreciated Dr. Nick's straight shooting approach--there is no sugar coating with this man, because he More...

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