Underweight < 18.5
Normal Weight 18.6 - 24.9
Overweight 25 - 29.9
Obese 30 - 40
Morbidly Obese 40 +
Cedar Park Surgeons PA
1401 Medical Parkway B Suite 101
Cedar Park, Texas 78613
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When you entrust Cedar Park Surgeons, PA with your weight loss treatment, or general surgery needs (for example breast, hernia, or gallbladder surgeries) you'll be working closely with our incredible surgeons and staff. Each member of the team is completely dedicated to providing excellent patient care, a fact that will be apparent from the moment you step through our office doors. It's our priority to help you feel comfortable and prepared to take the necessary steps to a new you. Read on for more information about our staff and bariatric surgeons, who treat patients from Round Rock, Williamson County, Travis County, and the surrounding areas. Contact our bariatric surgeon team if you'd like to attend a free bariatric seminar, learn about your weight loss treatment options, or learn about our minimally invasive technique to gereral surgical procedures.
We’re here to help you get your life back on track, to feel better and to live healthier. Whether it be obesity, hernias, diverticulitis, colon cancer or gallstones that is troubling you, we’re here to provide the specialized expert surgical care that you deserve.
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Conveniently located near Round Rock, Williamson County, and Travis County, our Cedar Park practice is located in the Medical Office Building connected to Cedar Park Regional Medical Center. The hospital, which opened its doors in December 2007, is a cutting edge facility where many experienced, trained medical professionals practice medicine.
Aside from our being conveniently located next to this premier hospital, what sets Cedar Park Surgeons, PA apart from other bariatric practices? We believe in a comprehensive weight loss treatment program that extends beyond surgery or the operating room. When patients visit our bariatric surgeons, they will receive close and careful follow-up care, including the services of a dietician, psychologist, and counselor-led support groups. In addition to these valuable resources, Dr. Abando and Dr. Basa are always available to meet locally with patients to answer any questions about the weight loss process. Patients from Round Rock, Williamson County, and Travis County trust our bariatric surgeons to provide them with exceptional care and an effective, all-encompassing solution to morbid obesity.
General Surgery patients can feel comfortable to know that our surgeons not only perform complex bariatric surgeries laparoscopically but they also use the latest laparoscopic surgical techniques when they perform general surgical procedures. Their skill with bariatric procedures (which are thought as some of the most complicated laparoscopic procedures to perform) to extend to general surgical procedures as well. They use laparoscopic, minimally invasive techniques to minimize scarring and ease the recovery process. They also perform these general surgery and bariatric procedures using the da Vinci Robot, one of the most cutting-edge technologies in general and bariatric surgery.
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Drs. Alan Abando and Nicole Basa have impressive backgrounds: educations from leading universities, extensive surgical experience, leadership and teaching positions, and sophisticated clinical skills. Both bariatric surgeons have already been recognized by their mentors, peers, and students for excellence in patient care and breadth of knowledge in the field of minimally invasive weight loss surgery. Although a primary focus of their practice is bariatric surgery, Dr. Abando and Dr. Basa are excellent general surgeons as well. Read about the general surgeries, like colon cancer surgery, they offer.
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Alan Abando, M.D., graduated cum laude from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in biology. He earned his medical degree with alpha omega alpha honors from Chicago's Rush Medical College and completed his general surgery residency at Huntington Memorial Hospital, which is affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC). Based on his remarkable work, Dr. Abando was asked by his mentors to join their group, which focused on minimally invasive bariatric surgery. He worked for two years at Huntington Memorial Hospital, an American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery designated Center of Excellence. Also during those two years Dr. Abando was a volunteer teaching faculty member for Huntington Memorial Hospital’s general surgery residency program.
Dr. Abando is board-certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the following associations:
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Nicole Basa, M.D., earned her bachelor's degree in molecular and cellular biology with an emphasis in genetics from the University of California, Berkeley, and attended medical school at Rush Medical College in Chicago. After medical school, she completed her general surgery residency at USC and was voted chief resident of the year by the surgical faculty for her outstanding patient care and excellent surgical and teaching skills. Dr. Basa also completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatrics at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she also served as a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Surgery.
Dr. Basa has conducted research at both the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, and the UCLA Cure: Digestive Diseases Research Center, with a special interest in the control of appetite. She is the author of several papers on bariatric surgery and ghrelin (one of several hormones that controls appetite), and has presented her work at national meetings around the country. Dr. Basa also enjoys teaching and has earned many awards for outstanding teaching from her students at USC and UCLA. Dr. Basa currently serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor in Surgery for the Texas A&M Health Sciences Center College of Medicine, is Medical Director for Bariatric Surgery at Cedar Park Regional Medical Center and performed the first fully robotic Gastric Bypass ever to be done in Central Texas (from Dallas,The Valley and El Paso). She is the 2nd surgeon to do this in the entire State of Texas.
Dr. Basa is board-certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery. She is a member of the following associations:
While searching the Internet, some patients misspell the names of Dr. Alan Abando and Dr. Nicole Basa. Some common misspellings are: Allen Alabando, Alan Bando, Allan Alabando, Nichole Basa, Nicole Bass, Nicole Bassa.
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If you or a loved one is considering bariatric surgery, please contact the surgeons at Cedar Park Surgeons, PA to talk about the possible risks and benefits of surgery. Patients from all over Round Rock, Williamson County, and Travis County visit bariatric surgeons Alan Abando, M.D., and Nicole Basa, M.D., to discuss their particular needs. Contact our bariatric surgeon team today to sign up for a free bariatric seminar.