Committed to helping patients in North Texas reach their weight-loss goal

The Weight Loss Services Program at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound is designed to help people who are overweight when traditional weight loss methods have been unsuccessful. With offices in Denton and Frisco, Flower Mound and Fort Worth, TX, we provide a comprehensive supportive approach, offering an expert team to help you reach and maintain your weight-loss goal. Doctors Folahan Ayoola, Patrick ShovlinChad Treece, Adam SmithRichard Novak and Chukwuma Apakama are highly trained and successful bariatric surgeons. Meet our Bariatric Team.

Bariatric Surgery & Program Options

Our Weight Loss Services program focuses on providing leading, minimally invasive surgical techniques, such as Robotic Surgery. Procedures include: Laparoscopic Sleeve GastrectomyRoux-en-Y Gastric BypassDuodenal Switch, Gastric Balloon, and LAP-BAND® surgery.

We accept most insurance and have received the following designations:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Specialty Care in Bariatrics
  • UnitedHealthcare: Optum Bariatric Center of Excellence
  • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®) Comprehensive Center

Contact the Weight Loss Services program at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound to schedule a consultation with Dr. Apakama, Dr. Ayoola, Dr. Novak, Dr. Shovlin, Dr. Smith or Dr. Treece, who will determine the best weight loss program for you.

View It Starts Today, a video about Weight Loss Surgery from the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) to see how obesity surgery helps people reclaim their lives.

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation

Disclaimer: To learn more about Blue Distinction Specialty Care, please visit or contact your Local Plan.

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