Our Approach

At CHRISTUS Weight Loss Institute you'll find a program designed to help you lose weight with the education and support you need for long-term success. We go far beyond surgery to provide a life-changing program that includes nutritional guidance, support groups, and coordination of counseling services.

We believe in educating patients to make the lifestyle changes required for successful weight loss and we are committed to providing the support needed to lose the weight and keep it off. An important part of the CHRISTUS Weight Loss Institute-Westover Hills process is a psychological evaluation to help establish a clear understanding of the post-operative changes in behavior that are essential for long-term success.

Our Location

CHRISTUS Weight Loss Institute - Westover Hills
11212 State Highway 151
San Antonio , Texas 78251

PH: 210-703-8203

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If This Is a Medical Emergency, Please Dial 911

NOTE: A representative from CHRISTUS Health will contact you between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm CDT to help you schedule an appointment.

About Weight Loss Surgery

Learn More About Weight Loss Surgery

  • What is Weight Loss Surgery
  • Am I A Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery?
  • Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAP-Band®)
  • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Life After Weight Loss Surgery
  • Single Anastomosis Duodenal Switch

Patient Story


It has been almost five months since my surgery and I'm not really trying to lose weight. It just happens.

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Our Team


Richard Peterson, MD

Bariatrics, Surgery

Keith Wright

J. Keith Wright, MD

Bariatrics, Surgery

Gerardo Carcamo

Gerardo E. Cárcamo, MD

Bariatrics, Surgery