Jerome Schrapps, MD
CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic

Jerome Schrapps, MD

Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery

Medical Director


Dr. Jerome Schrapps has spent the last 15 years of his professional life devoted to the care of patients suffering with obesity. He has performed 3,000 bariatric procedures including: Sleeve Gastrectomy, Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass, Lap Band and revision procedures.

He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and a fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Schrapps is a diplomat of the American board of obesity medicine. He’s only one of approximately 200 surgeons nationwide to hold this title.

Dr. Schrapps has served as the medical director of the Christus Southeast Texas Bariatric Center since 2010. He believes strongly in bringing a multi-modality approach to the treatment of obesity. This means not just using surgery, but also medication, along with a comprehensive diet and lifestyle modification program.

Hospital Affiliations
CHRISTUS St. Elizabeth Hospital

Get to know Dr. Jerome Schrapps


Patient Ratings & Reviews

  • Provider explained things in an understandable way 5
  • Provider listened carefully 5
  • Provider courtesy and respect 5
  • Provider overall care rating 5
  • Provider time spent with patient 5

Education & Certifications

  • Education


    Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio - Doctor of Medicine

  • Education


    St. Paul Medical Center in Dallas, Texas - Residency, General Surgery

  • Certificate

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

  • Certificate

    Professional Memberships

    American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

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