Meet Our Houston Bariatric Surgeons

Sherman C. Yu, MD, FACS.

Board-Certified Surgeon, American Board of Surgery

A native of Texas, Dr. Sherman Yu grew up in the Southwest part of Houston and attended the University of Texas at Austin. After graduating with High Honors in Chemical Engineering, Dr. Yu came back to Houston to attend Baylor College of Medicine, where he earned his medical degree and honors in his surgical rotations. Dr. Yu then performed his surgical training at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver.

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Terry Scarborough, MD, FACS.

Board-Certified Surgeon, American Board of Surgery

Dr. Terry Scarborough is a native of Clovis, New Mexico. After earning his degree in Pharmacy and graduating with honors from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, he received his medical degree, also with honors, from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in 1993. Dr. Scarborough attended Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, completing his surgery residency, followed by a year-long fellowship in laparoscopic surgery. During his fellowship, Dr. Scarborough authored numerous articles in the field.

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Sheilendra Suresh Mehta, MD, FACS

Board-Certified Surgeon, American Board of Surgery

Dr. Sheilendra Suresh Mehta is a proud Texan who studied at the University of Texas at Austin and Texas Tech University. After successfully completing an internship and residency at Staten Island University Hospital in New York, he returned to Texas to complete a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Methodist Hospital, Houston. Dr. Mehta has held numerous teaching positions and surgical appointments at highly regarded institutions throughout Texas. He has also contributed significant research to many published medical studies.

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apostrophe icon My life before TLC was spiraling downward. Once I saw the success my wife Shelby had after her weight loss surgery, it really made me start thinking that this could be in it for me.

Ask The Doctors - Duration of Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Sherman Yu addresses Kathy's question on the duration of bariatric surgery.

Ask the Doctors - When can I resume activity?

Dr. Yu discusses when a patient can resume exercise post bariatric surgery.

Ask The Doctors - Returning to Work

Dr. Sheilendra Mehta discusses when patients can return to work after having laparoscopic bariatric surgery.

Ask The Doctors - Treating Pain

Dr. Sherman Yu is discussing how we treat pain with our bariatric patients

101 Questions with Dr. Sheilendra Mehta

For our first round of 101 questions, we will be interviewing Dr. Sheilendra Mehta before he goes to the Operating Room.

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