Welcome to the Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery

An affiliate Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Mission Statement

The Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery exists to reduce the incidence and consequence of obesity in Texas through advocacy, education and prevention, to promote access to appropriate obesity treatments, to end obesity discrimination and bias, and to advance clinical excellence in the treatment of the patient with obesity.

The Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery (TABS) is a resource for weight loss surgery physicians, surgeons and integrated health professionals. TABS serves patients and the medical professionals who care for them through education, wellness and advocacy efforts. TABS surgeon members, physicians and integrated health members collaborate and share ideas to increase education, prevention and treatment of obesity to improve patient outcomes, conduct patient education, promote healthy living and advocate for the rights of obese individuals.

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2020 TABS Annual Meeting in Grapevine, Texas

TABS Was Featured in the August Issue of the Bariatric Times

We are grateful to these companies for their support of our 2020 meeting.


Platinum Sponsor


Silver Level

Abbott Nutrition


Bariatric Fusion

Boehringer Laboratories, LLC

Celebrate Vitamins

Endo Pharmaceuticals



Nestle Health Science – OPTIFAST

Novo Nordisk, Inc.


Pacira Biosciences

ProCare Health

ReShape Lifesciences

Sequence Health


Suture Ease


UNJURY Protein

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