Bariatric Surgery for Weight Loss

Bariatric surgery is a safe and proven way to produce significant weight loss for morbidly obese people. If you are 100 pounds or more over your ideal body weight and the usual diets have failed, Scott & White can help you take control of your health and change your life forever.

Our sensitive, understanding staff will work as a team to care for you. Each team member brings a specific area of expertise to make this life-changing process a successful and positive experience for you.

Our expert surgeons:

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Richard E. Symmonds, Jr., MD

Joaquin A. Rodriguez, MD
Robert Carpenter, MD

With more than 1,000 bariatric surgeries performed, Scott & White has devoted the necessary resources to provide you with comprehensive care and achieve high standards in:

  • Patient education
  • Pre-surgical counseling
  • Patient safety
  • Surgical results
  • Long-term post-surgical care

To find out more, call us at 254-724-2397 or attend a free seminar.

If you plan to attend a seminar, please complete a brief insurance information form. It will help us serve you faster should you decide to have surgery.

A Level 1a Accredited Bariatric Center, the highest accreditation given by the American College of Surgeons
Recognized by Medicare as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
Designated by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies as a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery

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Robert O. Carpenter
Bariatric Surgeon

Advanced Practice Professionals

Stephanie Scammell
Nurse Practitioner