About Nova Bariatrics and minimally invasive surgery
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About Nova Bariatrics and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Nova Bariatrics and Minimally Invasive Surgery believes fighting obesity can be a difficult struggle yet a very important one. Morbid Obesity puts an extraordinary amount of stress on your body which can lead to serious conditions including:
- High Blood pressure
- Pain and Arthritis in joints
- Reflux Disease
Over time, obesity will cause a breakdown of your body’s systems. This can lead to a deterioration in your overall health and a decrease in your life expectancy. Bariatric Surgery is a powerful tool that helps reverse and even prevent the effects of morbid obesity.
NOVA Bariatrics and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Dr. Mustafa H. Alibhai
- Bachelor of Science – Southern Methodist University
- Medical School – UT Southwestern
- Residency – UT Southwestern
- Bariatric Fellowship – Bariatric Medical Institute (San Antonio, TX)
- Robotic Fellowship – McGovern Medical School at UT Health Houston
The Team at NOVA Bariatrics and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Dr. Alibhai and the team at NOVA Bariatrics understand their patients’ goals in weight loss and treating obesity. They bring forward their experience and expertise to help those patients who have been unable to achieve significant weight loss through diet and modifications and exercise alone. Our team at NOVA works with each patient individually to develop the appropriate solution for weight loss and restoration of one’s health.
With Dr. Alibhai’s training in minimally invasive and robotic surgery he performs a wide range of general surgical procedures as well including:
- Robotic gallbladder surgery
- Robotic hernia surgery
- Acid reflux surgery
Mustafa H. Alibhai, MD, FACS, FASMBS
General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, and Robotic Surgery
Dr. Alibhai is a board-certified general surgeon who is founder and President of Nova Bariatrics and Minimally Invasive Surgery. He served as Assistant Professor of Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UT Health in Houston prior to founding Nova Bariatrics. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons.
Dr. Alibhai grew up in the heart of west Texas where hospitality is the way of life. As such, he has a warm and welcoming approach to caring for his patients. He enjoys being an active member of his community, playing flag football and cycling, and spending time with his family, and cheering for the Dallas Cowboys!