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Fernando E. Miranda, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Miranda hales from Lima, Peru and came to Texas, where He achieved Double board certification in Bariatric medicine and General surgery. Dr. Miranda has practiced Bariatric and General Surgery in the Houston and Surrounding areas since 2003. Florida International University in Miami awarded Dr. Miranda his bachelor’s degree in biology in April of 1992, where he graduated with highest honors. He obtained his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University in May of 1997, returning to the University of Florida in Jacksonville to receive a degree as a general surgeon in June-July 2003.
His chosen surgical specialty in laparoscopy, endoscopy and robotics was received from the University of Texas at Houston in June of 2004. Dr. Miranda opened SW Houston Surgical Associates PA in 2004, receiving the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence certification. Moving forward and being abreast of all the national bariatric trends, Dr. Miranda opened his “Houston Weight Loss Center” in 2010 to assist those patients who opt for non-surgical weight loss or those in need of further weight loss after surgery, with health and nutritional guidance as well as, medical weight loss.
Dr. Miranda keeps up on all the latest innovations so he can offer the finest in gastric sleeve; gastric bypass, Lap Band placement procedures to his patients. Dr. Miranda, still a general surgeon by trade, also preforms Laparoscopic appendectomies, Laparoscopic cholecystectomies, as well as laparoscopic repairs of .hiatal, inguinal and abdominal herniation. In addition to all of the above accomplishments and the numerous procedures performed during the last ten years, Dr. Miranda has also published weight loss surgery articles remaining at the cutting edge of technology and optimal patient care proper of a surgical specialist. Dr Miranda welcomes the chance to serve you and your family with the utmost care, integrity and innovation. Welcome to Dr Miranda’s office, where small town atmosphere meets medical center expertise. His office staff is professional, friendly, and experienced. They will assist you through the weight loss journey to success, every step of the way.
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Bariatric Medicine
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • Houston Bariatric Society
  • Texas Medical Association