Our Surgeons

Your ultimate success with weight loss surgery will depend on many factors, none more important than the quality of your bariatric surgeon in Texas. At Valley Surgical, our doctors have extensive training in general surgery, as well as specialized training in weight loss surgery and advanced laparoscopic procedures. Our high level of education, training, and experience – combined with our compassionate, supportive care – results in the safety, comfort, and success of our more than 1,500 bariatric patients. We are one of only a handful of Bariatric Centers of Excellence in Southern Texas, which means that our surgeons and our practice meet or exceed the high standards of patient safety, care, and outcomes established by the independent Surgical Review Corporation.

Luis Reyes, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Dr. ReyesDr. Reyes specializes in general, vascular and bariatric surgery, and has received formal training in advanced laparoscopic procedures at the Ohio State University Medical Center. He also received training in surgical oncology at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the prestigious Cleveland Clinic. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Ernesto Garza, MD, FACS

Dr. GarzaDr. Garza completed his training in general surgery at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. His formal training includes general surgery, advanced laparoscopic procedures, surgical oncology, endoscopy and bariatric procedures. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Our surgeons are certified by the American Board of Surgery, which means that they have met the high standards set forth by this independent, non-profit organization. These standards include completion of a minimum of five years of surgical residency training following medical school, as well as passing rigorous written and oral examinations. This commitment to surgical excellence, education and training, along with their warmth and dedication to quality patient care, places them among the best bariatric or gastric bypass surgeons in Texas and the US.

To learn more about our surgeons, click here to request a consultation. Or you can call Valley Surgical at (956) 630-4161 and one of our helpful staff members will schedule your appointment.