A native of Lubbock, Texas, Dr. Michael V. “Mickey” Seger attended college at The University of Texas at Austin, where he received a bachelor of arts in zoology. Upon graduation, he moved south to San Antonio to attend medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center. He completed residency training at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
San Antonio bariatric surgeon, Dr. Seger completed an advanced laparoscopic fellowship at the University of Texas HSC Houston under the guidance of Philip L. Leggett, M.D. In July of 2004, the Seger family moved back to San Antonio to join New Dimensions Weight Loss Surgery where he served as president in 2007. With the addition of their twin girls in October 2007, Dr. Seger and his wife Jenny are the proud parents of five children.
Dr. Seger and Dr. Duperier founded the Minimally Invasive Surgeons of Texas advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery training program in San Antonio, where surgeons from around the country come to learn these highly specialized procedures. Dr. Seger has been a national proctor for Ethicon Endo-surgery.
San Antonio weight loss surgeon, Dr. Seger also performs a broad array of minimally invasive and robotic general surgery. Dr. Seger uses this technique to complete operations on the stomach, colon, intestine, spleen, kidney, pancreas, liver, gall bladder, and adrenal glands. By using these minimally invasive techniques, patients now experience less pain and can return to their normal activities much sooner than with the traditional open surgery.
Dr. Seger has presented articles at national and international meetings on bariatric and laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Seger is on the board and the vice-president of the Texas Association of Bariatric Surgeons. He is the chief of surgery at the Methodist specialty and transplant hospital in San Antonio. He serves on a committee for the American Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons. He is a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Bexar County Medical Society, and the American Medical Association. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
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