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“*I started off near 275 pounds and on my two year surgiversary am down to 150 pounds! Thanks Dr. Yu!”

- Natalia *result may vary

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Meet Dr. Sherman Yu

Meet Sherman C. Yu, M.D, FACS.

Board-Certified Surgeon, American Board of Surgery
YuDr. Yu is highly regarded as one of the best bariatric surgeons in the Houston area. Dr. Yu takes a special interest in minimally invasive techniques for treating obesity. He is a Houston native and has been recognized as a Centers of Excellence Surgeon by the Surgical Review Corporation, and has also been named one of America’s Top Surgeons by Consumer’s Research Council of America. Dr. Yu believes that every person deserves the chance to live a healthy and active life, and he is committed to helping patients achieve their weight loss goals.

Education and Experience

Dr. Yu received an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated with high honors. He earned his medical degree from Baylor University and received honors in his surgical rotations. He received surgical training and performed his residency at The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver. While there he earned the title of Chief Resident in Surgery and also authored a number of research articles and presented at several national conferences. Upon his return to Houston, Dr. Yu completed a fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center in minimally invasive and robotic surgery. He then held a position as Assistant Professor of Surgery at University of Texas Health Science Center before joining Dr. Scarborough to found Texas Laparoscopic Consultants. Dr. Yu has dedicated his medical career to bariatric surgery and continues to perform research in the field of obesity surgery.

Credentials and Memberships

  • American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Southwestern Surgical Society

Schedule a Consultation with Dr. Sherman Yu

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BMI 20 - 24.9
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BMI 25 - 29.9
BMI 30 - 34.9
BMI 35 - 39.9
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