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 10 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 in guiding them to stay on track for their follow up appointments. Crystal also performs aesthetic injections for Lakewood Aesthetics and manages the marketing for our office.
Sherry is our practice manager with many years of experience in Bariatrics. She is committed to being a patient advocate and assisting our patients in finding the most cost effective route to achieve their goals. Sherry strives to be compassionate and understanding to our patients along the way through their journey, and is very knowledgeable when it comes to explaining the process and insurance.
Tina 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.
Melissa is in charge of billing for our practice . Melissa has extensive knowledge with insurance and billing and is always happy to assist patients with understanding their benefits and insurance benefits.
Hazell is our Insurance Patient Advocate, insurance can be daunting and confusing, but her 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.
Chelsea is Lakewood Aesthetic’s esthetician resident skin care expert and aesthetics manager. 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 and guides patients through personal customized consultations for hair, skin, and beauty needs.
Sarah is our New Patient Coordinator. We know it can be scary to take the first step and Sarah guides our patients through to their consultations, insurance verification , and explanation of the entire process to help them reach them reach goals.
Whitney is our surgery scheduler and strives to be a compassionate patient advocate. We understand that scheduling procedures and surgery can be scary, but Whitney is here to ensure a smooth process to help you reach your goals!