Lap Band Surgery at Lap Band Solutions of Dallas, TX
Lap Band Solutions of Dallas, TX, offers patients the opportunity to “lose the weight” and “live their lives” by offering the most experienced lap band team of medical professionals. Lap Band Solutions offers free educational seminars throughout Texas, with two locations in Dallas. The center focuses its practice on offering the best lap band surgical care.
The center uses general guidelines to help patients determine if they are a good candidate for lap band surgery. Guidelines include the following:
- Age must be 18 years old or older
- BMI must be is 40 or higher
- BMI is between 35-39.99 with one or more co-morbidities – weight-related health conditions such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, and sleep apnea
- With a BMI between 30-35, you can still be a medical candidate for surgery and cost can be covered with payment plans
Dr. Scott Stowers
Oklahoma native Dr. Scott Stowers attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University for a degree in pharmacology. He went on to attend medical school at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. As an advanced laparoscopic surgeon, he has been performing laparoscopic surgeries for over 14 years. Dr. Stowers focuses on minimally invasive, laparoscopic approach to bariatric surgery and is board certified in general surgery. He is a member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity, the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, American Osteopathic Board of Surgery, American Osteopathic Association, Texas Medical Association and Texas Osteopathic Medical Association.
Visit Lap Band Solutions at www.lapbandsolutions.com or call them at 866-342-BAND (2263) for more information. The Dallas center is located at 7020 Belt Line, Dallas, TX 75254, the southwest corner of Belt Line and Coit.
Lap Band Surgery at Barker Bariatric Center in Dallas, TX
One choice to schedule a one-on-one consultation at the Barker Bariatric Center of Dallas TX can lead to one life changed. Working with one team and one doctor totally devoted to individualized patient care, patients choosing Barker Bariatric Center make a decision that starts with you and ends with a “new you.”
Barker Bariatric Center offers five highly effective weight-loss surgery options: gastric bypass, LAP-BAND, REALIZE Band, gastric sleeve, and duodenal switch surgeries. Dr. Barker also performs revisional surgery to improve results of previous procedures.
Dr. Wade Barker
Dr. Barker began his undergraduate studies at Southwest Texas State University and completed them at Eastern New Mexico University, where he graduated magna cum laude. After completing his medical education, internship, and general surgery residency at Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Dr. Barker began a private practice in 1996. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and affiliated with the American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, Dallas County Medical Association, and the American Bariatric Society. He is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and completed a preceptorship sponsored by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Wade Barker is one of a select few surgeons to perform both the LAP-BAND procedure and the gastric bypass (Roux-en-Y). He also holds privileges at several local hospitals including: Doctors Hospital, Pinecreek Medical Center, and Forest Park Medical Center. He has performed over 2500 bariatric surgery procedures.
The entire team at Barker Bariatric Center is knowledgeable and extensive, meeting the holistic needs of patients’ healthcare. Visit Barker Bariatric online at www.barkerbariatriccenter.com or call them at 888-OneDrBarker (663-3722). The center is located at 1151 North Buckner Blvd., Professional Bldg #1, Suite #308, Dallas, TX 75218.