Our Team

Our staff includes our Bariatric surgeon, Dr Alanis, a registered nurse, office manager, clinical coordinator, biller/collector and receptionist. We also have a registered dietician on staff who sees you from the office setting. There will always be someone available to help you if you have an emergency, or difficulties after your surgery. We are here to help you in any way possible.

Dr. Audencio Alanis

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Alanis has performed over 4,000 bariatric surgeries and is one of the most experienced surgeons specialized in bariatric surgery in Houston today.

Linda Alanis

Registered Nurse

Linda Alanis, Dr. Alanis' wife, is not only the managing director of the clinic but a registered nurse with 20+ years of experience with bariatric patients.

Delia Carr

Billing & Insurance Specialist

Delia Carr has been a part of the team since 2006, and specializes in insurance and billing. She also has extensive experience with the management of bariatric patients from beginning to end.

Lise Boyd

Insurance Specialist

Lise Boyd has been with us since 2012. She specializes in insurance. Feel free to ask her any insurance questions you may have.

Nicole Knepper

Registered Dietician

Nicole has extensive experience with diet for pre and post bariatric surgery patients. Diet is extremely important before and after surgery and she will be able to answer any questions you may have. She's here on a full time basis.

About Audencio Alanis M.D.
Dr. Alanis is one of the pioneers of Bariatric Surgery in Houston, Texas.

Today, today 95% of his practice is in Bariatrics and he has performed over 4000 Bariatric cases both open and laparoscopic procedures, including lap bands, roux-en-y, and sleeve gastrectomies.

Weight Problems
Being overweight has many negative implications.

The most serious consequence is the increased risk of illness and death with increasing severity of obesity, but many other areas of life are affected

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