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Advanced Training for Our Weight-Loss Surgeons and Specialists

 
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At the UT MIST Center for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, our weight-loss surgeons and specialists participate in advanced training and ongoing continuing medical education to stay abreast of the very latest in bariatric surgery and medical weight loss. We are dedicated to helping our Houston patients have the best weight-loss experience possible.

UT MIST, which is part of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, is one of the nation's top centers for minimally invasive bariatric surgery and medical weight loss. We offer the most advanced minimally invasive procedures practiced in the world today, including robotic-assisted, endoscopic, endoluminal, and single-incision laparoscopic surgery. We also provide a comprehensive treatment approach to help you succeed during each step of your life-changing journey to better health and wellness. Read below to see what kinds of advanced training our bariatric surgeons and specialists have pursued.

Come in and see for yourself why thousands of patients trust the UT MIST Center for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. Schedule your consultation today by phone (713) 892-5500, or online.
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Kulvinder S. Bajwa, MD

  • American Board of Surgery
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • da Vinci® Surgical System Off-Site Training as Console Surgeon
  • Certification, Medical and Healthcare Management

Deborah Bade Horn, DO, MPH, MS

  • American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
  • American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM)
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine
  • Specialist Certification of Obesity Professional Education (SCOPE)
  • American Council on Exercise Certified Group Exercise Leader
  • Polestare Education – Rehabilitation and Post-Rehabilitation Pilates Certified Instructor

Sheilendra S. Mehta, MD, FACS

  • American Board of Surgery
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery, The Methodist Hospital
  • da Vinci® Surgical System Off-Site Training as Console Surgeon
  • Certification, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

Shinil K. Shah, DO

  • American Board of Surgery
  • Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • Certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Certification, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • Certification, Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma
  • Certification, Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery

Brad E. Snyder, MD

  • American Board of Surgery
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • da Vinci® Surgical System Off-Site Training as Console Surgeon
  • Certification, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Certification, Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS)

Erik B. Wilson, MD, FACS

  • American Board of Surgery
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • Center of Excellence Bariatric Surgeon, American Society of Bariatric Surgery
  • Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, University of Texas at Houston

Todd D. Wilson, MD, FACS

  • American Board of Surgery
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Certification, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • da Vinci® Surgical System Off-Site Training as Console Surgeon
  • Certification, Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS)

Peter A. Walker, MD

  • American Board of Surgery
  • Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • Certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Certification, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • Certification, Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS)

To learn more about the UT MIST Center for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery contact us today by phone (713) 892-5500, or online.
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Meet the Physicians
of UT MIST Center for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery and UT COMMP!

The UT MIST/UT COMMP team includes board-certified surgeons and obesity medicine specialists who are among the most highly trained in the country. They offer the most advanced minimally invasive technologies and techniques available for weight loss surgery, and will work with you to provide the best possible care.