Conditions & Services

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Otherwise known as gastric banding surgery, the Lap-Band® system helps you lose weight by limiting the amount of food your stomach can hold using an adjustable band. Combined with the patient’s commitment to lifestyle changes post-surgery, it is...
During laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, a surgeon creates a small pouch from the top section of your stomach, then attaches it your small intestine. In effect, it helps to restrict you in the amount of food you can eat and you’ll absorb fewer...
During a sleeve gastrectomy a surgeon permanently removes about 60 to 80 percent of the stomach. The part of the stomach that remains connects to your esophagus and small intestine, forming the shape of a sleeve. This procedure offers an alternative...
Cardiac intervention at South Texas Health System Heart proves lifesaving. It all started with shortness of breath, sweating and heart palpitations. On January 9, 2015 Martin Luna was at work and had been helping to move a filing cabinet. When...