New Bariatric Patient Seminar with Drs. Kukreja, Hooper & Rebecca

Experience the journey to better health with DFW Bariatrics and General Surgery. Dr. Elizabeth Hooper, Dr. Rebecca Barr and Dr. Sachin Kukreja, our skilled bariatric surgeons, will guide you to a healthier, happier life through our informative webinars.

Pick Your Webinar date:

Sunday, March 3
07:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)
Dr. Sachin Kukreja

Sunday, March 10
07:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)
Dr. Elizabeth Hooper

Monday, March 25
07:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)
Dr. Rebecca Barr

Tuesday, April 9
07:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)
Dr. Elizabeth Hooper

Sunday, April 21
07:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)
Dr. Rebecca Barr

Thursday, May 2
07:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)
Dr. Elizabeth Hooper

Sunday, May 19
07:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)
Dr. Sachin Kukreja

Thursday, May 23
07:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)
Dr. Elizabeth Hooper

WATCH A PRE-RECORDED SEMINAR HERE:

Discover the profound impact of bariatric surgery and weight loss through this informative seminar by Dr. Sachin Kukreja. In this engaging session, Dr. Kukreja, a seasoned expert in the field, sheds light on the significance of bariatric procedures, their safety, and their transformative potential. Learn how these surgeries have evolved, become safer than ever, and offer a path to lasting health improvements. Gain insights into the various surgical options available, including the sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, and duodenal switch, and understand their potential outcomes. This prerecorded seminar is your gateway to understanding the life-changing possibilities of bariatric surgery.

Obesity dramatically hampers not just one’s health, but quality of life. Bariatric surgery is considered the most effective and durable means of losing weight and improving health. Dr. Kukreja and Dr. Hooper will review why they do bariatric surgery, what our program structure is, and what to expect after bariatric surgery. Most importantly, they aim to empower their patients to live their best version of themselves!

Obesity dramatically hampers not just one's health, but quality of life. Bariatric surgery is considered the most effective and durable means of losing weight and improving health. Dr. Kukreja and Dr. Hooper will review why they do bariatric surgery, what our program structure is, and what to expect after bariatric surgery. Most importantly, they aim to empower their patients to live their best version of themselves!

PICK YOUR WEBINAR DATE:

Tuesday, November 28

07:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)
Dr. Elizabeth Hooper

SACHIN S. KUKREJA, MD
General and Bariatric Surgeon
@ DFW Bariatrics and General Surgery

Dr. Kukreja is proud to open DFW Bariatrics and General Surgery. He truly loves the art and challenges of General and Bariatric surgery. Being Board-certified in Obesity Medicine and Fellowship Trained in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, he offers comprehensive obesity care from medications and diet counseling, to non-surgical solutions, to the full range of surgical options – all through small (or no incisions) for a faster recovery.

After completion of medical school at the University of Texas Health Sciences at San Antonio, he did his General Surgery training at Rush University Medical Center and John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County (commonly referred to simply as Cook County). He then went on to do a Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his board certifications in both General Surgery and Obesity Medicine.

He founded the Bariatric surgery program at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago in 2010 and was the director of Bariatric Surgery at the Dallas VA. In 2016, he was the highest volume Robotic General Surgeon and did the most number of bariatric surgeries in the VA system. He has multiple publications in both journals and book chapters, has given numerous presentations across a wide variety of venues, has received teaching awards for Resident Education, belongs to various national committees, has performed live surgery broadcast to national meetings, and was previously Assistant Professor of Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

He is currently the Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery at Medical City Dallas Hospital and Medical Director of Metabolism and Nutrition at Methodist Dallas Center where he oversees the growth of both the medical and surgical weightless programs. He is a proctor, consultant, and speaker for Intuitive Surgical allowing him the opportunity to mentor surgeons around the country on implantation of robotic surgery technology in their practices. He is also a speaker for Aesculap, Inc and Apollo Endosurgery.

Meet Our Speakers Bariatric and General Surgeons

ELIZABETH HOOPER, MD

General and Bariatric Surgeon @ DFW Bariatrics and General Surgery

Dr. Hooper is excited to bring her passion and expertise to the care of bariatric and general surgery patients in the DFW area.

SACHIN S. KUKREJA, MD

General and Bariatric Surgeon @ DFW Bariatrics and General Surgery

Dr. Kukreja is proud to open DFW Bariatrics and General Surgery. He truly loves the art and challenges of General and Bariatric surgery.

Dr. Rebecca Barr

General and Bariatric Surgeon @ DFW Bariatrics and General Surgery

Dr. Rebecca Barr brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in bariatrics and general surgery to the DFW Bariatrics and General Surgery team.

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ELIZABETH HOOPER, MD
General and Bariatric Surgeon
@ DFW Bariatrics and General Surgery

Dr. Hooper is excited to bring her passion and expertise to the care of bariatric and general surgery patients in the DFW area. She is board certified in General Surgery and Fellowship trained in Bariatric Surgery. She completed medical school at The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City.

She then went on to complete her General Surgery internship and residency in Chicago at Rush University Medical Center and John H Stroger Cook County Hospital (aka Cook County) from 2007-2012. She then went on to complete her Bariatric Surgery fellowship in 2012-2013 at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Hooper joined a multi-specialty practice group, Mercy Clinic in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Dr. Hooper practiced in Oklahoma City from 2013-2020 focusing on both general surgery and bariatric surgery. She joined DFW Bariatrics and General Surgery in the fall of 2020 and continues to focus on bariatric surgery.  General Surgery such as cholecystectomy, inguinal hernia repair, and anti-reflux operations remain an important portion of her practice as well.

Dr. Rebecca Barr brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in bariatrics and general surgery to the DFW Bariatrics and General Surgery team. She is a dedicated professional, passionate about providing the best care to her patients and helping them achieve their health and wellness goals.

Dr. Barr completed her undergraduate studies with a B.S. in Biology and minors in Art and Anthropology from Brandeis University. She then pursued her medical degree from the McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Following her medical degree, Dr. Barr undertook her internship at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL, and her General Surgery Residency at Saint Louis University in Saint Louis, MO. 

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Dr. Rebecca Barr
General and Bariatric Surgeon
@ DFW Bariatrics and General Surgery

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Success Stories: A Journey to a Healthier You

Before seeking bariatric surgery, our patients often struggle with so many aspects of their lives. Years of weight challenges had left deep scars, both physically and mentally. “Every day felt like an uphill battle,” they remember, “from simple tasks like getting dressed to spending quality time with family.” However, their experience with our dedicated medical team became a turning point.

From their first meeting, to the long-term care, sense of community, and monitoring of all health parameters, they felt a genuine sense of understanding and support. “It wasn’t merely about shedding pounds; it was about reclaiming my life,” they express. While the surgery marked a significant milestone, the true changes was still to come. Armed with expert advice and a renewed sense of purpose, they embarked on a comprehensive wellness journey.


Now, having shed a significant amount of weight, life is not just about participation, but truly flourishing. From beach outings, adventurous treks, to joining dance sessions – they’re seizing every moment. “DFW Bariatrics and General Surgery didn’t just offer a medical procedure,” they reflect with gratitude, “they provided a renewed lease on life.”