Dr. Chad Carlton, MD FACS, FASBMS Specializes in Safe Surgical Weight Loss Services. For More Information Call Us Today or Simply Request an Appointment Online. We Are Conveniently Located at 4800 Hedgcoxe Rd, Suite 200, Plano, TX. We Are Ready to Help You Achieve Our Weight Loss Goals!
Dr. Carlton is a fellowship trained bariatric and minimally invasive surgeon. Our mission is helping you succeed with weight loss surgery by understanding, trusting and believing you can beat obesity.
Weight loss or bariatric surgery is major surgery, and patients should pursue this life changing event only when they are ready to commit. The surgery can produce major weight loss and improvement of obesity-related health problems but is not ‘the easy way out. In order to achieve lasting results, you must remain committed, avoid temptations and change behavioral and dietary patterns. The goal of weight loss surgery is restore your health.
We want you to have a clear understanding of what to expect during the process and the changes you will make. Before attending our seminar, discuss weight loss surgery with your friends and family, and help them understand your motivations and what the surgery can help you accomplish. Choose someone close to you to be your support person, who will attend the seminar and appointments with you.
Setting realistic expectations is important to achieving a positive outcome. Attend one of our seminars to learn more and ask questions of our surgeon and professional staff. They will be able to answer your questions clearly and explain the details of the procedure, the recovery, and the changes you will need to make to have a successful result.
During your first appointment at LoneStar Bariatrics, you will visit with your Bariatric Surgeon and an extensive medical evaluation will be conducted. Our expert staff will coordinate the appropriate testing and consultations. In addition, you will meet our bariatric dietitian to review both pre- and post-op nutritional plans. You will also be evaluated by our bariatric psychologist.
Weight loss surgery will only succeed when you make a lifelong commitment to increasing your activity level and eating healthier. Because we want to see you succeed, we will offer help along the way, including support groups and an online community for our patients. Our team approach promotes a better, healthier and longer life.
We are available to offer you guidance and support; however, ultimately, the decision to have weight loss surgery is YOURS! Being committed and honest with yourself about whether you’re ready, this will allow you to succeed. We would be honored to work with you and be here when you make your decision.