Bariatric Surgery in Victoria & Corpus Christi, Texas

Dr. Craig Chang and his dedicated staff offer medical care with a personal touch. Specializing in laparoscopic surgeries including gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, TIF for GERD and general surgery procedures, Dr. Chang and his team are considered leaders in minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Since 2004, Dr. Chang has dedicated himself to providing quality, experienced surgical care to the people of South Texas including Victoria, Corpus Christi. As part of his commitment to patient care and safety, he has completed specialized training in advanced surgical techniques and high tech surgery.

Our Private Facebook Support Group

Support groups are a key part of your life after surgery. Regularly attending support groups starting shortly after surgery exposes you to a great deal of advice from other patients who have undergone the very same challenges that you are experiencing. Further, you will be able to bounce ideas and recipes off a crowd that is both receptive and knowledgeable on the topic. Support groups also offer an opportunity for you to meet new friends and expand your social circles. Join us on our private Facebook Support Group.

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Gastric Bypass

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is a well-established restrictive and malabsorptive weight loss surgery procedure that involves permanently altering the path of the upper digestive system. Read more

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Gastric Sleeve

The sleeve gastrectomy is a restrictive form of bariatric surgery that reduces the size of the stomach as well as the stomach’s ability to produce certain appetite-inducing hormones. Read More

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TIF for Reflux

TIF surgery is a minimally invasive and effective alternative to medications when lifestyle change is not enough to correct moderate to severe GERD or chronic acid reflux. Read More

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Band to Bypass/Sleeve

Many patients desire to be converted from Lap-Band to gastric bypass or sleeve because of reflux or vomiting. Some patients may also have mechanical issues with the Lap-Band. Read More

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Latest News

What Happened to The Lap-Band?

May 24, 2023

If you were considering bariatric surgery in the relatively recent past, you almost certainly came across the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band. This surgical system goes by the brand name Lap-Band. FYI, there was also a competing band known as the Realize Band, which is no longer on the market. Gastric …

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