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Younan Nowzaradan, MD
Younan Nowzaradan, MD

Younan Nowzaradan, MD
General Surgery

Dr. Nowzaradan is one of the pioneers of the minimally invasive laparoscopic technique and has published numerous scientific papers on these subjects. He is board certified by ABS (American Board of Surgery) and holds professional memberships in the following organizations:

  • ACS (American College of Surgeons)
  • ASBMS (American Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery)
  • SAGES (Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgery)
  • DCCA (Denton Cooley Cardiovascular Association)
  • AMA (American Medical Association)
  • TMA (Texas Medical Association)
  • HCMS (Harris County Medical Society)

Dr. Nowzaradan's vast experience in weight loss management, aside from non-surgical treatment, consists of over 2000 various weight loss surgeries - some of which are the most challenging cases in the world.

His surgical expertise has led to the care of the most challenging patients that have been featured on numerous occasions on TLC channel, Discovery Health Channel, and A&E network; Such as Half Ton Teen- The story of Billy Robbins; Half Ton Dad- the story of Kenneth Brumley; Half Ton Mom - the story of Rene Williams. Dr. Nowzaradan has also been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, and also in The Worlds Heaviest Man part II- the story of Manuel Uribe from Monterey Mexico.

Most recently Dr. Nowzaradan was featured in the A&E show Heavy.

Dr. Nowzaradan has performed successfully a variety of weight loss surgery; such as the lap band system - Realize Band Inamed Lap Band, Sleeve gastricatony, Roux-en Y gastric bypass, duodenal gastric switch, and biliopancreatic diversion. He also specializes in revision of failed weight loss surgery such as Molina Band, vertical banded gastroplasty, and failed Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

His commitment does not end with the weight loss surgery, it is just the beginning.

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