M.D., F.A.C.S., has been serving patients with
compassion for over 30 years. As a general and vascular
surgeon he was the first doctor in Houston to adopt the
benefits of laparoscopic surgery.
He received his medical
degree from University of Tehran, Iran in 1970 and completed
his surgical residency training at St. Thomas Hospital in
Nashville, Tennessee. He also completed his Cardiovascular
Fellowship at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, Texas.
He has published many scientific papers in the area of
laparoscopic surgery and he accepts referrals on the most
challenging weight reduction surgical candidates who have
been previously denied by other surgical centers, especially
the super morbidly obese (over 600 lbs.). He performs
revisions of unsuccessful previous weight reduction surgery.
Dr. Nowzaradan has performed
over 1000 bariatric procedures.