Dr. Scott C. Stowers, DO

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Bariatric Surgery | Male

My Bariatric Solutions 2014 Ben Merritt Dr Ste B, Decatur, TX 76234 Get Directions
(940) 282-2664

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Care Philosophy

As the Medical Director of My Bariatric Solutions, I want to help you overcome your fight with obesity. I firmly believe in education and detailed communication are essential to your success. I have built a practice made up of highly trained staff that will be with you every step of the way. Because we have so many patients that travel to us, we have developed the only Mobile Unit in the country. Our Lap-Band Wagon travels throughout Texas providing adjustments and follow up appointments.Read more

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Board certified in general surgery and an experienced bariatric surgeon, Dr. Scott Stowers is the Medical Director of My Bariatric...Read more

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Very professional and thorough!!! He explained everything about the gastric sleeve surgery and was more than willing to answer any questions I had. His whole program is top notch!!!!
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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Lipomas
  • Obesity
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of North Texas Health Science Center / Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Dallas/Fort Worth Medical Center

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Dallas/Fort Worth Medical Center

    Completed in 1992

  • Undergraduate School
    Southwestern Oklahoma State University

    Graduated in 1981

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Stowers' Office & Staff

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Dr. Stowers says...

Board certified in general surgery and an experienced bariatric surgeon, Dr. Scott Stowers is the Medical Director of My Bariatric Solutions and has been practicing in North Texas for more than 20 years. Dr. Stowers focuses on the minimally invasive, laparoscopic approach to Bariatric Surgery, which involves fewer risks of complication than traditional surgical techniques, as well as a quicker recovery process.

As the Medical Director of My Bariatric Solutions, Dr. Scott Stowers has trained in some of the most respected institutions in the nation. After graduating from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, he earned his Doctor of Osteopathy at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. This was followed by a medical internship at the Dallas / Fort Worth Medical Center. Dr. Stowers completed his residency in general surgery at the Dallas / Fort Worth Medical Center, ultimately serving as Chief Resident from 1991 to 1992.

Dr. Scott Stowers is licensed to practice medicine by the state of Texas. Dr. Scott Stowers is a member of many prestigious medical organizations, signifying his commitment to excellence and the recognition of his peers as a quality bariatric surgeon. They include:

  • Texas Osteopathic Medical Association
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • American Osteopathic Board of Surgery
  • Texas Medical Foundation
  • American Society of Bariatric Surgery
  • Certified by the American Board of Surgery
  • Member of the ASMBS since 2006
  • WHS, the facility that Dr. Stowers performs all procedures has been Awarded the ASMBS Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
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Dr. Stowers' Care Philosophy

As the Medical Director of My Bariatric Solutions, I want to help you overcome your fight with obesity. I firmly believe in education and detailed communication are essential to your success. I have built a practice made up of highly trained staff that will be with you every step of the way. Because we have so many patients that travel to us, we have developed the only Mobile Unit in the country. Our Lap-Band Wagon travels throughout Texas providing adjustments and follow up appointments.