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Your Weight Loss


When you commit to a lifestyle change, you need strong support network. The team at the DFW Bariatric Institute has the knowledge, experience, skills and compassion to help you succeed.

Your DFW Balloon Team

Experts You Can Trust

Dr. Manuel Castro

A trusted physician with over 20 years of experience

Dr. Castro is committed to providing comprehensive care that enables patients to achieve their weight loss goals and improve overall health. Dr. Castro is board certified and a member of several professional societies, including The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He has extensive experience in surgical techniques, as well as non-surgical weight loss methods.

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Pam, Bariatric Nurse Coordinator

A member of the DFW Bariatric team since the start

Pam has personally helped each patient have the best possible experience on their weight loss journey. She is a certified bariatric nurse, and she utilizes her vast clinical knowledge to help patients through each stage of their progress. Patients value Pam’s compassionate and skillful care.

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Allison, Registered Dietitian

Dedicated to helping patients understand the importance of a healthy diet

Allison, our Registered Dietitian, chose to focus on bariatrics after observing the physical and mental benefits of weight loss. She is dedicated to helping patients understand the importance of a healthy diet, and committed to giving them the tools and knowledge they need to live healthier and feel better. Allison enjoys healthy cooking and has lots of great recipes to share with patients.

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