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Long-Term Weight Loss Guiding Principle on New Website for Texas Laparoscopic Consultants

April 12, 2011 | Uncategorized

Dr. Sherman Yu and Dr. Terry Scarborough are announcing the release of a newly designed and innovative website for their Houston weight loss surgery practice, Texas Laparoscopic Consultants. The doctors say the website is designed to provide current and potential patients with an informative resource to use as a reference when considering the spectrum of procedures they offer, including single incision weight loss surgery.

The new website provides visitors with a number of the latest online tools designed to enhance their experience with Texas Laparoscopic Consultants, including video testimonials, patient diaries, private Facebook support groups, and gastric sleeve testimonials. The doctors say they have also provided a number of tools specifically designed to help patients with their post-operative experience, such as healthy recipes and nutritional supplements available through their eStore. Ultimately, Dr. Yu and Dr. Scarborough say long-term weight loss was the guiding principle throughout the entire design process to emulate their commitment to patient care and positive experiences at Texas Laparoscopic Consultants in Houston, TX.

About Dr. Yu

Dr. Sherman Yu is certified by the American Board of Surgery, and earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his surgical training at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. After serving as chief resident in surgery, Dr. Yu completed a fellowship in minimally-invasive and robotic surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center. He was named one of America’s Top Surgeons, and operates in an ASMBS-designated Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®. Dr. Yu is the Bariatric Medical Director at Park Plaza Hospital, and performed the first single incision laparoscopic gastric sleeve in Houston.

About Dr. Scarborough

Dr. Terry Scarborough is a board-certified surgeon and earned his medical degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. He completed his surgical residency at Baylor college of Medicine in Houston, followed by a fellowship in laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Scarborough then returned to Albuquerque where he performed the first laparoscopic kidney transplant in New Mexico. He has been named one of America’s Top Surgeons and operates in an ASMBS-designated Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®. Dr. Scarborough is a member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and is a certified proctor for the Ethicon Endoscopy Corporation.

Texas Laparoscopic Consultants is located at 1200 Binz Suite 950 in Houston, TX 77004, and can be reached at (713) 568-9281, or found online at or the Texas Laparoscopic Consultants Facebook page.

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