Methodist Hospital Atascosa, in partnership with Methodist Hospital Metropolitan in San Antonio, offers surgical weight loss options to Atascosa County residents. Our new weight loss center in Atascosa offers a multidisciplinary and comprehensive approach for our patients. Each patient who participates in the program experiences an individualized care plan designed just for them.

Through this partnership, patients have access to surgery performed by board-certified surgeons. While surgery will be performed at Methodist Hospital Metropolitan in San Antonio, all pre and postoperative appointments and other services will happen in Atascosa, keeping you close to home.

To speak to a weight loss specialist about the right next step for you, call us today at (830) 769-5947.

Our weight loss services

Our team provides an array of on-site services, including:

  • Behavioral health specialists
  • Dietary specialists
  • Lab work
  • Outpatient physical therapy
  • Radiology exams
  • Support groups
  • Weight loss seminars

Our physicians work closely with nurses, dietitians and other care team members to ensure weight loss surgery patients receive quality care in a patient-centered environment. We encourage the involvement of loved ones as a support system for making lifelong changes as part of the weight loss journey.

Our weight loss surgeons at Methodist Hospital Metropolitan provide excellent and compassionate care for patients offering a variety of bariatric surgery options to ensure the best option for each patient. Learn more about the surgery options we offer and the accredited Weight Loss Program at Methodist Hospital Metropolitan.

Bariatric seminars

Our bariatric seminars are designed to help you learn more about how you can lose weight safely.
To learn more about our bariatric seminars, call (830) 769-5947.

Support groups

Our free bariatric support group gives individuals a safe place to receive encouragement and establish resources for their weight loss journey.

Our support group meets virtually every second Tuesday of the month from 5:30pm to 6:30pm.

Join our support group today

Common medical conditions we treat

We recognize being overweight may also cause you to experience other conditions. Our team has the ability to also help you with:

  • Degeneration of weight-bearing joints in hips, knees, ankles and feet
  • Diabetes
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • High blood pressure
  • Obstructive sleep apnea, breathing failure
  • Sleep apnea

Bariatric surgery at Methodist Healthcare

Weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, is performed on patients with obesity. There are several types of bariatric procedures, but all focus on making modifications to the digestive system with the goal of significant weight loss.

Learn about Bariatric surgery