Nilesh A. Patel

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 3.41666666667 out of 5 with 101 ratings

Nilesh A. Patel Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS

11 yr Experience

10 yr in Bariatrics

11 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

10 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

95% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 17

Max Age of Patient is 75

  • About Me
    As a nationally recognized and fellowship-trained bariatric surgeon, Dr. Nilesh A. Patel founded Texas Bariatric Specialists to establish a holistic weight loss practice focused on delivering long-term weight loss solutions for his patients. Dr. Patel specializes in surgical weight loss procedures including Lap Band, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Band, and the revision of failed weight loss surgery which have resulted in over 2,500 surgeries that have exceeded the national average of successful weight loss management. With a commitment to surgical expertise, compassionate care and exemplary preoperative and postsurgical consultative services, Dr. Patel and staff at Texas Bariatric Specialists ensure successful weight loss management for their patients through long-term relationships to support good health. Professional accomplishments include: · Recognition as a “Centers of Excellence” surgeon by the American Society of Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Surgery, and the Surgical Review Corporation. · Faculty of the American College of Surgeons, October 2007. > · Chosen by peers as a “2006 Top Doc” (bariatric surgery) in poll of San Antonio doctors conducted by Scene in SA, a regional San Antonio magazine. · Author of over 25 peer-reviewed articles in surgical journals on topics including bariatric surgery and other surgical procedures. Industry Involvement · Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS), American College of Surgeons, and Texas Medical Association. · Actively participates in Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (demonstrates weight-loss surgery techniques and presents outcomes). · Member of the Advisory Board for, a Web site offering hope and help for people struggling with obesity. · Presenter of bariatric and surgical studies at more than 15 international and national meetings. · National Preceptor for Covidien.
  • Latest Reviews See all 101 reviews
    avatar Talltxgrl on July 1, 2017

    I have no comment about Dr. Patel because I never spoke to, met, or corresponded with him. My complaint is about the office staff, they are very unprofessional, unmotivated, and incompetent. To start in the 5 months I worked with the "staff" at TX Bariatric More...

    avatar kellydonnak on June 8, 2017

    Words cannot describe how I look or feel. You would have to see me before (weighed 264) and now (weighing 163). Dr. Patel was concerned about my health and very patient with me in asking several questions or repeating himself when I didn't understand More...

    avatar Odnan on Feb. 20, 2015

    Go somewhere else! All his office cares about is the money. The office is a rented bi-weekly space they use to get the cattle through, the office attendants very useless, and they just want to push their products to you and transfer over to more More...

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