New Bariatric Patient Seminar
New Bariatric Patient Seminar with Drs. Kukreja and Hooper
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.

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. She built and created the bariatric program at Mercy Hospital OKC and served as the bariatric program director from 2019 through October of 2020. She has been involved in publications for textbooks and review books in both general and 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!



Tuesday, September 26
07:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)
Dr. Elizabeth Hooper


Sunday, October 8
07:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)
Dr. Sachin Kukreja


Contact Us
Sachin S. Kukreja, MD FACS FASMBS
Elizabeth A. Hooper, MD FACS FASMBS
DFW Bariatrics and General Surgery
1411 N. Beckley Avenue
Pavilion 3, Suite 454
Dallas, TX 75203

Tel : 469-620-0222
Fax : 469-620-0223
E-mail : [email protected]
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