Our Bariatric Surgeons

Dr’s. 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.

Our Surgeons

Our Bariatric Team

Felecia Edwards office managerFelecia Edwards
Office Manager
Felecia has worked in the medical field since 1991 and has managed medical practices since 2000. Her educational background is in Business Administration and was a volunteer on the Board for the Travis County Chapter of PACHOM from 2000-2010 and is a Certified Medical Manager. Felecia has been the Office Manager for Cedar Park Surgeons since 2010. She loves the challenges of management and being involved in the medical community. In her time off she enjoys spending time at her home in the country with her husband and animals, riding horses, swimming and gardening.
Leigh Kubin 
Leigh Kubin started her career in the weight loss industry in 2010. She has assisted hundreds of patients through their weight loss journey and has a passion for helping people through this very emotional and exciting journey. Leigh is passionate about her patients, offering support, encouragement, and practical advice to assist in behavior modification.
Amanda Morales Nutrition Education
Amanda Morales
Nutritionist
Amanda is a Texas State University graduate. Her degree is in nutrition and foods with a concentration in dietetics.  She interned at Eden Hill Communities for the independent and assisted living elderly, under the dietitians. Amanda was an active member of the student nutrition organization of Texas State for 2 years. Her primary goal is to help and educate people on nutrition to live a healthier lifestyle.
Porsche Upah medical assistantPorsche Upah
Medical Assistant
Porsche has been a medical assistant since 2013. She graduated from Sanford Brown College in June of 2013 and started with Cedar Park Surgeons on October of 2013. Porsche enjoys spending time with her son and going on vacations.

 

Joanne Moreno – Insurance CoordinatorJoanne Moreno
Insurance Coordinator
Joanne has worked in the medical field since 1995 and has worked in customer service, medical records, insurance and I have also been a manager for 4 years prior to joining Cedar Park Surgeons. She started in April 2016 with Cedar Park Surgeons as the front desk coordinator and is currently is the insurance coordinator. She enjoys relaxing at home with her family and spending time with her new Grandbaby.
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Bariatric Surgery Located Near Austin

When you entrust Cedar Park Surgeons, PLLC 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 general surgical procedures.