Dr. Todd McCarty has 20 years’ experience in bariatric surgery and has been a leader in the metroplex and nationwide. He created the Baylor Weight Loss Surgery program in 1998, led it to national acclaim and remains at the forefront of innovative treatment options that are unique to the field of bariatric surgery and found nowhere else. As a dedicated and compassionate physician who places patient care first, he empowers his patients with the tools necessary to reclaim control of their lives. He has extensive experience and knowledge in all areas of bariatric surgery and can help those who are at the beginning of their weight loss journey, those who have had complications from previous surgery or those who are not satisfied with the results they’ve experienced so far.
Crystal has over 6 years’ experience in surgery and assists Dr. McCarty in the operating room. In addition, she coordinates new patient inquiries and is very helpful in answering questions regarding individual surgical procedures. She also assists our patients with nutrition, dietary evaluations and can coordinate any post-surgery body contouring or Aesthetic treatments.
Yasamine- This is Yasamine and she is our Surgery Scheduler. She will help coordinate the details of your surgery and work with you find the best hospital for your procedure. She enjoys being a patient advocate and is committed to assisting our patients with scheduling their entire journey.
Melissa- Melissa is our Insurance Patient Advocate. Insurance can be daunting and confusing but Melissa’s sweet disposition helps patients with the completion of criteria and works towards getting surgery and benefits approval. She is an expert in assisting our patients get their surgery approved through insurance.
Neatherly- Neatherly is the Medical Assistant and is vital in assisting patients in their pre and post-operative needs. She is a helpful guide and a very knowledgeable resource for our patients should they have any questions.
Hazel- Hazel is our New Patient Coordinator and usually the first point of contact. From verifying insurance, answering questions, and helping schedule that first initial visit- she makes things easy to get the ball rolling!
Chelsea- Chelsea Millson is Lakewood Aesthetic’s esthetician resident skin care expert. Chelsea possesses extensive knowledge of creating a customized treatment for her patients as well as many treatments specific to various skin types and conditions. She also coordinates our patient of the month for post weight loss surgery and is able to guide our patients in their skin, hair, and beauty needs.
Tina Taylor is our Registered Dietitian. She is compassionate, knowledgeable, and assists all of our patients in consistent plans to help them achieve their goals. Tina will meet with you via phone or in person prior to surgery, 6 weeks after surgery, and long-term if needed to help you get on the right track.