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Your Partners for a New Start

Live Oak Health Partners helps people who have been diagnosed as clinically or morbidly obese to achieve significant, healthy weight loss. Through cutting-edge, minimally invasive procedures using the da Vinci® robotic-assisted system, patients of this exciting new service will prevent or reverse the serious diseases and conditions associated with obesity.

Built upon Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC’s) success as a leader in da Vinci procedures between San Antonio and Austin, Live Oak Health Partners offers multiple weight loss surgeries, including gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and Lap Band using the da Vinci system.

The da Vinci robotic-assisted surgical system provides the latest minimally-invasive technology available, which means you’ll benefit from smaller and fewer incisions, less stress and strain to your body and faster healing and recovery times.

Our dedicated team of specialists includes the region’s leading da Vinci surgeon, primary care physicians, registered dietitians, clinical counselors, wellness coaches and many more committed and compassionate individuals who are here to support you on your journey.

Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery

  • Following surgery, most patients lose rapidly and continue to do so for 18–24 months. Approximately 75% of these patients will lose and keep off 50–80 % of their excess weight
  • Life-threatening medical conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, arthritis, elevated cholesterol, gastro-esophageal reflux disease and sleep apnea commonly improve and often go away after successful surgery
  • Significantly improved energy levels for daily activity foster self-confidence and a healthier outlook on life

A Lifetime of Support

Weight loss surgery is the beginning of a lifelong commitment to helping you maintain a healthy active and rewarding lifestyle. Before and after your surgery is complete, you’ll benefit from a wealth of educational resources, like our CREATION Health workshops, Healthy Cooking classes, healthy activities hosted on campus, support groups and more. All are geared toward helping you build and maintain healthy habits into your daily routine for overall improved wellness.

Dr. Erik Anderson

Dr. Erik Anderson is a Board-Certified General Surgeon at the Live Oak Health Partners clinic in Kyle specializing in a variety of weight loss surgical procedures. Read more about Dr. Erik Anderson >

Erik Anderson

General Surgeon