Weight loss is often difficult. Gaining weight can happen for any number of reasons, from genetics and lifestyle habits to environmental conditions. While bariatric surgery in Dallas won’t be an instant fix, it makes the weight loss journey and the path to better health much more achievable for those who need it most.
For patients with a BMI greater than 35 or over 30 with certain health conditions, bariatric surgery can be the best option for starting a weight loss journey. Bariatric surgery can come with benefits that include decreasing the risks of many common health problems, such as:
Weight loss surgery comes in many forms, including:
On the rare occasion that a surgery goes wrong or that injuries happen due to improper aftercare, Dr. Charlotte Hodges also offers revision surgery, including:
Dr. Charlotte Hodges has performed over 3,000 general and bariatric surgical procedures since 2011. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery and works as an Advanced Laparoscopic General and Bariatric Surgeon.
In addition to top-notch medical care for patients, she offers a monthly virtual support group and mental health services at her clinic. Her husband, Dr. Collins Hodges, is a licensed clinical psychologist and former bariatric patient who works alongside her in her practice.
Ready to start your weight loss journey? Give Charlotte Hodges, MD a call at 214-937-4346.
Dr. Hodges highly recommends patients attend monthly support group meetings. The meetings are led by Dr. Collins Hodges, both a licensed clinical psychologist and someone who has had bariatric surgery himself. The support groups are offered on the first Monday of every month from 6:30pm – 7:15pm CST via an online GoToMeeting. The meetings are open to the public, and there is no charge to attend.