Dr. Lloyd Stegemann, MD, FASMBS
Dr. Lloyd Stegemann completed his medical school training at the University of Texas in Houston, TX. He then entered into general surgery residency training at the University of Texas in San Antonio, TX. In 2003 after completing residency, Dr. Stegemann entered into private practice in San Antonio and focused his practice on bariatric surgery. Since that time he has personally performed over 1,000 weight loss operations including gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, and revisional surgery . He currently serves as Medical Director of the Health for Life Clinic and is the Director of Bariatric Surgery at Innova Hospital.
Dr. Stegemann has been instrumental in organizing the practice of bariatric surgery in the state of Texas. He organized the first meeting of bariatric surgeons in the state which led to the creation of the Texas Association of Bariatric Surgeons (TABS). The organization, under the leadership of Dr. Stegemann, has seen its membership and influence steadily grow. This year the group was able to introduce a bill into the Texas Legislature which led to coverage of weight loss surgery for State employees. Dr. Stegemann also serves as a committee chairman in the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons and is on the Board of Directors of the Obesity Action Coalition.
Dr. Stegemann is a sought after speaker by patients and professionals on the topic of obesity, weight loss surgery, and surgical aftercare and has appeared on numerous television shows including the Discovery Channel. He has developed a post-operative program called The Prescription For Weight Loss Success© which has helped hundreds of patient's achieve long-term success after surgery. This program addresses the dietary, physical and emotional changes that a patient must make to be successful after weight loss surgery.