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About Dr. Guillermo A Gomez

Dr. Guillermo A Gomez, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Galveston, TX. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Surgery and Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Gomez has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

21 Ratings with 17 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Guillermo A Gomez is Excellent. Dr. Guillermo A Gomez has been rated by 21 patients. From those 21 patients 17 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Guillermo A Gomez is 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

UTMB Galveston (John Sealy)

301 University Blvd
Galveston, TX 77555
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Specialties

Dr. Guillermo A Gomez has the following 2 specialties

  • Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine

    Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
    The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
    Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
    One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.

  • Expertise

    1 Expertise

  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

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Reviews

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excellent recovery

I am 6 months after my colon cancer surgery and I feel healthier than in decades. My robotic operation was easy on me, I had minimal pain, I went home in 2 days, and I kept normal intestinal function. At the same time, my doctor helped me to resolve my obesity and my tobacco smoking addiction. Now I am cancer free, without obesity and I am not smoking anymore. What I came to the doctor for. Excellent.

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very satisfied with resolution of stomach blockage

Several years ago I had placement of gastric band for obesity outside UTMB. Since 2014 I started having severe reflux, abdominal pain, large belly distension, nausea and vomiting. Several endocopies showed food retention and inflammation in my stomach and esophagus. Everything was blamed on the gastric band. However, deflation of the band did not fix my problem and I developed malnutrition. It happened that the problem was stomach obstruction from ulcer and scarring. Medications and endoscopies could not fix the blockage. Dr Gomez and his team arrived to the diagnosis and gave me a new connection from the stomach to the intestine. A key hole operation resolved the problem immediately. I had no pain at all. I am very satisfied for the care at UTMB with Dr Gomez and his team.

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excellent pain management and surgery

I had severe back pain and inguinal hernia. The pain was neural origin and I was prepared to reduce pain with physiotherapy. Then I had hernia repair with very small incisions which went almost pain free. I did not take more than 3 pain pills. Most importantly, I was driving in less than a week and my physical therapy was not interrupted. I am extremely satisfied with this type of surgery.

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excellent results from high risk surgical condition

I was found with colon blockage and liver problems including uncompensated cirrhosis and malnutrition. I was treated until liver function recovered and nutrition corrected my proteins. Then I underwent colon resection with complete resolution of the problem. There were large polyps and contained abscess from diverticulitis. I am completely satisfied with the results.

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complete success

I presented to ER with severe weakness, anemia and colon bleeding from large tumor. After correction of enemia I had curative resection of a colon cancer. Recovery was quick and virtually pain-free. I am completely satisfied with the care from Dr Gomez and his team.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Education

    39 Years Experience

  • Universita Cattolica Del Sacro Cuore

    Graduated in 1979

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Guillermo A Gomez accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas
    • BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
    • BCBS TX BlueChoice
    • BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana HMO
    • Humana HMO Premier
    • Humana National HMO
    • Humana National POS
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

UTMB Galveston (John Sealy), 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX

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