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Get life-changing surgery at Baptist.

The Baptist Center for Weight Loss at Northeast Baptist Hospital has helped hundreds of patients lose the weight they've tried to shed for years with failed diets and exercise programs.

Our patients often lose 100 or more pounds after surgery, but that’s not the end of the benefits. Many of our bariatric surgery patients find they no longer suffer low self-esteem, limited mobility and serious medical conditions associated with obesity. Patients and their doctors have seen remarkable results, including some post-surgery patients who no longer need:

  • Insulin for diabetes
  • High blood pressure medicine or
  • CPAP machines.

Others say they have more energy, sleep better, have reduced joint pain and are much happier after bariatric surgery.

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Baptist Center for Weight Loss 
Northeast Baptist Hospital
8811 Village Dr., Suite 300
San Antonio, Texas 78217 
855-755-5673 (855-755-LOSE)

Choose our award-winning bariatric program.

For the highest quality care in bariatric surgery, choose the Baptist Center for Weight Loss, the Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery in San Antonio. Our center is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, accredited by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). The ASMBS Center of Excellence designation recognizes surgical programs with a demonstrated track record of favorable outcomes in bariatric weight loss surgery and a commitment to quality care for patients.

Toby Avalos is a Baptist bariatric surgery success story: He has lost 113 pounds since the surgery and no longer needs medicine for diabetes. “It feels like I can do anything,” says Toby. “I have been going to the gym for the past year and have discovered muscles that I didn’t know I had.” Read more about Toby’s experience with weight loss surgery here.

Coordinated, compassionate weight-loss care.

Our fellowship trained physicians and nurse specialists employ a coordinated approach to patient care. From seminar to surgery to post-op appointments, the compassionate staff at the Baptist Center for Weight Loss provides you with all the information you need and the best bariatric care in South Texas. Our state-of-the art facilities within Northeast Baptist Hospital include a private unit featuring spacious rooms where family can stay with the patient. Take a virtual tour of our suites, conference room and bariatric unit.

Support for you, when you need it.

Our support group provides encouragement and information for patients considering bariatric weight loss surgery. A vital service of the Baptist Center for Weight Loss at Northeast Baptist Hospital, the group meets every third Thursday. The meetings are often led by physicians and other health experts, and are facilitated by Dr. Ramiro Cavazos, bariatric surgeon and Medical Director of the Northeast Bariatric Program.

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