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Meet Our Weight Loss Team

Jerome Schrapps MD

Jerome Schrapps, M.D. - Medical Director

Certified by the American Board of Surgery in General and Laparoscopic Surgery Jerome Schrapps, M.D., is a certified General and Laparoscopic Surgeon with more than 20 years experience.

As a highly trained bariatric surgeon, who has performed over 1,300 procedures, Dr. Schrapps is experienced in minimally invasive and laparoscopic surgical procedures to provide long-term weight loss.

As Medical Director of the CHRISTUS Southeast Texas Bariatric Center in Beaumont, Texas, Dr. Schrapps will explain the pros and cons of different procedures, and create a customized treatment plan that best meets your needs.

Education:

Undergraduate: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Medical Degree: Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH
Residency: General Surgery - St. Paul Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Associations:

American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Jefferson County Medical Society
Texas Medical Association

Kevin Dean

Kevin Dean, MD, FACS - Bariatric Surgeon

Certified by the American Board of Surgery in General and Laparoscopic Surgery

Education:

Medical Degree: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
Residency: General Surgery - University of Missouri, Kansas, MO

Associations:

American Medical Association
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Jefferson County Medical Society
Texas Medical Association