We are the only weight loss surgery center based in the city of Corpus Christi, TX that specializes in all three major weight loss operations (gastric bypass, gastric banding, gastric sleeve) AND does the surgery right here in Corpus Christi! Our practice is led by Dr. Lloyd Stegemann, a weight loss surgery thought-leader in the state of Texas and the most experienced bariatric surgeon practicing in Corpus Christi.
Dr. Lloyd Stegemann is President, and Chief Bariatric Surgeon at the Better Weigh Center in Corpus Christi, TX. Dr. Stegemann specializes in the treatment of obesity and subscribes to a health action plan that involves community leaders, businesses, schools, elected officials, faith based organizations, and healthcare professionals to get every individual to understand the effect that their weight has on their health.
Jegan Gopal, MD is the newest member of The Better Weigh Center. Dr. Gopal specializes in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery. He grew up in Los Angeles, CA where he attended and graduated with Honors in Biochemistry at UCLA.
Jessie was born and raised in Michigan where she attended and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from Michigan State University. She went on to complete her dietetic internship at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO where she developed an interest for working with individuals who suffered from obesity. After graduating, Jessie became the program dietician at a weight loss surgery center in St. Louis.
Clinical Dietary Nutritionist