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Expert Team Of Bariatriac Surgeons in Houston, TX

Professional Weight Loss Doctors

Brian Mirza, MD, FACS, FASMBS Brian Mirza, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Dr. Mirza is a leading provider of weight loss surgery in the area. He has been voted as Top Bariatric Surgeon by H Texas Magazine 5 years in a row. 2011- 2015. He is a fellowship trained specialist in the area of laparoscopic bariatric surgery.

Dr. Mirza attended Damascus University Medical School, where he also completed his surgical residency. He also completed a surgical residency at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Ohio, and went on to serve as the director of minimally invasive surgery and surgical endoscopy. He received his advanced fellowship training in laparo-endoscopic and laparoscopic Bariatric surgery at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic Foundation, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Mirza has been in practice for over 15 years. He is currently the Medical Director of First Street Hospital center of excellance bariatric program, and the medical director of Bariatric Care Centers PA, in Houston, Texas. Dr. Mirza specializes in Laparoscopic and weight loss surgery including Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass/RNY, and the Gastric Sleeve procedure as well as Bariatric revisional surgery.

Professional Certifications:

  • Board Certified, American Board of Surgery
  • Houston Top Doctor 2011-2015

Professional Affiliations:

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, Society of the American Gastro-intestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Member, Society of Laparo-endoscopic Surgeons
  • Member, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Hospital Privileges and Professional Appointments:

  • First Street Hospital
  • Memorial City Hospital
  • The Methodist Hospital
  • Bariatric Care Centers, Director

Ziad Amr, MD, FACS*

Ziad Amr, MD, FACS

Dr. Ziad Amr is a highly skilled, fellowship trained bariatric surgeon. Through completing his general surgery residency training from 2002-2007 at the Methodist Hospital at the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas, Dr. Amr gained extensive experience in general surgery procedures.

After his residency, Dr. Amr completed a one year fellowship in Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery focusing on bariatric surgery at The Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas. During his fellowship, Dr. Amr trained with local and national leaders in bariatric surgery and gained wide experience in multidisciplinary surgical approach for bariatric patients that required laparoscopic gastric bypass, Lap Band, and laparoscopic gastric sleeve surgery. Moreover, Dr. Amr attained extensive experience in revisional surgeries concerning bariatric patients.

During his years in practice Dr. Amr has successfully assisted a plethora of patients in reaching their weight loss goals through exemplary nutritional and lifestyle advice, effective bariatric surgeries, and regular maintenance techniques.

Dr. Amr concentrates on spending sufficient one-on-one time with each of his patients during consults in order to ensure maximum patient care, and personally performs band-adjustments during his patient follow-ups.

He aims to continue achieving excellent results in bariatric surgery and providing patients with the most effective medical advice and treatment that will help them maintain a healthier lifestyle in the long-run.

Dr. Amr is certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of:

  • The American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • The Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  • The American College of Surgeons (FACS)

*This biography is provided by Dr. Ziad Amr.

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1st Choice Weight Loss Program Includes:

  • Patients Are Carefully Monitored Under Our Physician's Care
  • Guidance by Our Staff Physician and Program Dietitian
  • Prioritize Real Food and Physical Activity
  • Not A Quick Fix, It Is Your Lifestyle Change!
  • Educational, Well-Balanced and Inclusion of Physical Activity Provides Long Term Benefits After Completion Of Program
  • Portion of Program Expenses May Be Covered By Insurance
  • Signature Meal Replacement and Supplements