Patient Stories

Who gets bariatric surgery? People just like you! The patients at Texas Laparoscopic Consultants in Houston span a range of ages, backgrounds, and lifestyles. One thing our patients all have in common is the motivation to improve. We are constantly inspired by the men and women who take the first step toward a healthier, more active life and we are honored to help them on their journey.

Read real patient stories from men and women who have found weight loss success with bariatric surgery at Texas Laparoscopic Consultants. Learn about their experiences, including how much weight they lost, how their lives have improved, and how some of them have even reversed diabetes.

Alesha's weight loss transformation

Alesha’s Patient Story

I was overweight most of my life. I was diagnosed with PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) at the age of 18, which contributed to my fast weight gain and inability to lose weight. I have always been labeled as pre-diabetic with high blood pressure. I was up & down with my...

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Kacey's weight loss transformation

Kacey’s Patient Story

I struggled for years with my weight. I tried every diet and nothing worked. Then it began affecting my health and I knew I had to get serious. Dr. Scarborough and the entire staff at TLC were amazing, informative, and helpful. At first I was disappointed when my insurance required...

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Raymond's weight loss transformation

Raymond’s Patient Story

My whole life I had issues with my weight and struggled to lose weight. I started having more issues with my knees, hips, feet, and back. I also become diabetic. I was always tired ,I didn’t want to do anything, and I had sleep apnea. I had the gastric sleeve...

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Jarvis after bariatric surgery

Jarvis’s Patient Story

There are a lot of medical issues that run in my family, all of which are made worse from obesity. My wife, Sadie, had her surgery in February of 2019 and I could see the inspiring changes in her. Her overall health had gotten so much better in the first...

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Simonne's weight loss transformation

Simonne’s Patient Story

This story begins like many others. I was very active throughout my teenage years up to when I got pregnant at 27. After that, it was extremely difficult to lose weight. I had a young baby, a booming career, and a house. I was a very overwhelmed and insecure young...

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Joetta post bariatric surgery

JoEtta’s Patient Story

I came to TLC to talk to Dr.Scarborough. I told him my symptoms and he said we could fix the problem. I had a high hernia that caused acid reflux, a heel spur, and I had been overweight my entire life. I started this journey at 276 lbs. Now, 1...

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