Meet The Caring And Devoted Endobariatric Team.

The Surgeons, The Nurses, The Assistants And The Administration Staff.
All Dedicated to Helping You Meet Your Weight Loss Goals.

Our Staff

Dr. Alvarez has teamed up with a amazing staff of doctors throughout the years to offer you the best possible outcome and well-being. The staff that you will see during your stay has been carefully selected, all bilingual and with great work ethics and passion toward what they do.

MEET THE CARING AND DEVOTED
ENDOBARIATRIC TEAM.

THE SURGEONS, THE NURSES, THE ASSISTANTS AND THE ADMINISTRATION STAFF.
ALL DEDICATED TO HELPING YOU MEET YOUR WEIGHT LOSS GOALS.

Doctors

Guillermo Alvarez, M.D.

Chief Bariatric Surgeon


Author, speaker, cyclist and bariatric surgeon. Dr. Alvarez has been one of the few world wide designated Surgeon of Excellence by the SRC. Also named Top Bariatric Surgeon by Newsweek Magazine and featured on ABC News. With 13,000 gastric sleeve surgeries performed and over a decade of time dedicated to this single procedure he has earned worldwide recognition.
Check Dr. Alvarez complete bio Here

Ulises Salinas, M.D.

Anesthesiologist


Anesthesiologist that specializes in intensive care with 25 years of experience and special training in difficult airway intubation, he has been recognized with awards by his peers and licensing board for his dedication and skill in the field of anesthesiology, he joined Team Endobariatric nine years ago and has been in charge of the care of thousands of patients in the Operation Room along with Dr. Alvarez

Gabriel Rosales, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon


Dr. Rosales attended the Medical School University of Monterrey, graduating cum laude going on to earn the coveted Chief Resident position during residency. Joining Team Endobariatric and Dr. Alvarez in 2008 as a surgical assistant, he has been side-by-side with Dr. Alvarez on over 6,000 gastric sleeve surgeries.

Alberto Garza, M.D.

General Physician


Earned his medical credentials from the University of Monterrey. He received high honors for his academic achievement. As a former gastric sleeve patient of Dr. Alvarez, Dr. Garza decided to join Endobariatric 4 years ago after observing his outcome and the world-class team Dr. Alvarez had assembled throughout the years.

Cristobal Garza, M.D.

Board Certified General Surgeon


Worked with Dr. Alvarez from 2010 - 2012, then left to do his General Surgery residency which he finished in ealry 2016. Dr. Garza is back as a certified surgeon and is a huge asset in the Operating Room.

Patient Assistance

Susan George, LVN

Patient Coordinator


Bariatric Nurse for over a decade, Susan met Dr. Alvarez early in his career, and was impressed with both his skill and compassion. She joined his practice soon afterward. She has first-hand knowledge of her patients’ journey, thanks to her own gastric sleeve surgery by Dr. Alvarez.

Karen Flores

Hospital Assistance


Bilingual registered nurse, Karen is warm and caring that will be overseeing your needs at the hospital during the morning shift. She will be one of the first faces you will see arriving to the hospital.

Michelle Molina, RN

Hospital Assistance


Michelle is a bilingual nurse that will be looking over the needs you or your family member should have while your stay at the hospital. Warm and caring you will be feeling at ease with her bedside manners.

Nallely Garcia

Hospital Assistance


Nallely is a registered nurse. She will be doing rounds and being of assistance during the afternoon and evening shifts at the hospital.

Rosy Flores

Transportation


Rosy has been with Dr. Alvarez since day 1. She will be the first face you'll see if you will be traveling to our facilities. She has over 1 million miles transporting patients from San Antonio, TX. Funny, warm and very easy to get along with, you will be enjoying your ride with her.

Brandi Carter

Patient Coordinator


Brandi is one of our patient coordinators, with her you'll have one of the best experiences possible, Brandi knows a lot about the procedure because she was also operated by Dr. Alvarez and has been working with the Endobariatric team for a long time.

OR Nurses

Emmanuel Jimenez


Emmanuel is a Registered Nurse that looks over the needs of the team in the OR.

Liliana De La Rosa

Nurse Anesthetist


Liliana is one of the newest addition to the OR Team. She is working along with Dr. Salinas watching over his needs and the patient's safety.

Administrative Personnel

Lourdes Carranza

Personal Assistant


Lourdes is Dr. Alvarez's Personal Assistant and manages his agenda and complete schedule.

Eliezer Martinez

Graphic Design & Marketing


The magician behind the computer handling Endobariatric's backend office and platform.

Ricardo Avila

Marketing


Marketing Assistant in the team, his specialty is social media and community management

From our blog

Latest articles from our blog.
29 January

Is Intermittent Fasting the Answer to Gastric Sleeve Stalls?

If you’ve hit a stall after vertical sleeve gastrectomy, you might be considering intermittent fasting as a way to get the scale moving again. It does seem to be everywhere these days, with people claiming near-miraculous results. Not surprisingly, many of my patients are wondering whether it should become part...

22 January

Calming the Pre-Gastric Sleeve Surgery Food Freak Out

I’m guessing a pretty high percentage of pre-VSG patients can relate to Teresa, who confesses to being in “freak out mode” and trying to squeeze in plenty of meals she figures will be off-limits once she’s committed to the gastric sleeve diet. Rest assured that these so-called “food funerals” are...

15 January

Finding Motivation to Stick to Your Gastric Sleeve Surgery Goals

In the beginning, it’s fairly easy to be faithful to your new VSG lifestyle. After a while, though, everything from boredom to a busy schedule can wreck your motivation. How do those who maintain big weight drops do it? For starters, they understand that motivation isn’t something they can afford...

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