Surgery Specialty Hospitals of America offers a wide range of services, whether it is from diagnosing sleep disturbance problems by monitoring such activities as eye movements and heartbeats to a step-by-step process for a life changing Bariatric Surgery experience in our Nova Weight Loss Program. We understand that with any surgery, you may have anxieties, fears, and questions and we want you to know that we are available to answer and address any concerns you may have prior to your procedure.


Services List

Click the links below to find out more about each of the services we offer.

24/7 Emergency Services

Our Emergency Physicians and medical professionals provide our patients with the highest level of care from the moment they enter our doors. Our team is available 24 hours a day to treat all your emergency needs with speed, compassion and the personal attention you deserve.


Bariatric Surgery for Weight Loss

Nova Weight Loss is a comprehensive surgical weight loss program offering gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, or gastric sleeve. Our extensively trained bariatric professionals can guide you through every step of the bariatric surgery process, from insurance approvals and authorization to pre-surgical education and medical clearance.

Our goal is to be your partner through this life-changing experience and walk through the journey with you, side by side.

Please see our dedicated site for detailed information regarding Bariatric Surgery for weight loss:
Nova Weight Loss »


Chiropractic Care

We are focused on providing excellent chiropractic services with the highest levels of satisfaction and we will do everything we can to meet your expectations. We concentrate in treating neck, back, and extremity pain. These conditions may have been due to a motor vehicle accident, slip and fall, repetitive stress injury, sports or work-related injury. We also have patients that come regularly for our wellness care program to keep their spine in optimum condition. It is our mission to help our patients achieve their optimal health.

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Clinical Dermatology & Cosmetic Skin Care

Details are coming soon!

Diagnostic Services

Radiology, Laboratory & Pharmacy

Family Medicine

We provide the highest quality of medical services to our patients. We enjoy practicing medicine. We love people and feel fortunate to be able to provide this service to our community. We recognize that patients do have a choice in choosing their medical providers and we hope to meet your expectations and beyond!

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We provide endoscopic examinations with and without diagnostic testing. An endoscopy is performed with a flexible lighted tube with a lens to visualize, diagnose, and treat a condition involving the gastrointestinal tract.

Endoscopic services are usually completed in 2-3 hours, which includes the pre-procedure assessment, the procedure and the recovery time. The treating physician will provide you with a report of findings and plan for follow-up.
Types of procedures offered

  • EGD (Esophagogastroduodenoscopy)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Biopsy
  • Polypectomy


General Surgery

General surgeries are performed with minimal access techniques using cameras and small instruments, otherwise known as a laparoscopic approach. This treatment option results in smaller incisions and faster recovery.

Services Offered

  • Hernia repair
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Lesion removal
  • Lipoma removal
  • Bariatric Surgery (for weight loss)
  • Lap Band
  • Roux EnY or Gastric Bypass
  • Gastric sleeve

See our dedicated site for Bariactric procedures here »


Gynecology - Urodynamics & Mesh Repair

Heartburn & Acid Reflux Specialist

We provide comprehensive and compassionate treatment to all patients suffering from reflux disease and heartburn. Reflux disease is a chronic and progressive condition with serious long-term consequences. We know that each patient is unique and one pill does not fit all.

Click here to schedule an appointment with Dr. Darido

Hope Outpatient Pharmacy

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Houston Pain Center

We provide patients with alternatives to continued dependence on pain medication. The minimally invasive procedures provide relief of pain, as well as restoration of functional capacity.

Services Offered

Interventional Pain Procedures

  • Hernia repair
  • Nerve blocks
  • Medical nerve branch blocks
  • Diagnostic nerve blocks
  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Stellate ganglion blocks
  • Trial intrathecal pain management
  • Permanent intrathecal pain pump placement
  • Radiofrequency neurolysis


Treatment of Conditions

  • Neuropathic pain
  • Hip/Let pain
  • Lower back pain
  • Spinal pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Work related injuries


Our board certified surgeons provide minimally invasive neck, thoracic, and lower back surgeries.

Services Offered

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy Fusion (ACDF)
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Discectomy

  • Removal of Spinal Tumors
  • Placement of Dorsal Column Stimulators
  • Ulnar Nerve Decompression
  • Carpet Tunnel Decompression
  • Occipital Nerve Decompression


Nutrition Therapy & Wellness Counseling

Our mission is to provide a holistic and integrative approach to nutrition therapy and wellness counseling by tailoring the program to meet each clients unique needs depending upon their health diagnoses, personal goals, finances and time commitment in a comfortable, welcoming environment.

We utilize the most up-to-date, evidenced-based, medical research and information in evaluating, formulating and applying nutrition therapy and wellness prescriptions to clients in partnership with their other health care providers.

Practice areas include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Weight Management
  • Pre/Post Bariatric Surgery
  • Disordered Eating
  • Food Allergies/Intolerances
  • Diabetes
  • Bowel/Intestinal Disorders including Ostomies
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Kidney Disease
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Pre/Post Pregnancy
  • Senior & Geriatric Nutrition


This process starts by assessing and evaluating each clients anthropometrics, current and past medical and surgical histories, social and family histories, food intake history, weight history, thoughts about food/weight/body image, current medications/supplements/herbs for interactions, exercise and lifestyle habits, lab markers for changes and trends, and completing visual and physical assessments for signs and symptoms of the various states of malnutrition or micro-nutrient deficiencies.

The development of individualized patient care plans may include short and long term goal setting, stress management, cognitive behavioral therapy about thoughts/ideas on food, weight and body image, diet modification and patient education, supplementation with medical foods, micro-nutrients, and if needed specialized nutrition support therapies like enteral (tube feeds) or parenteral (intravenous) nutrition. We will also refer clients to other health providers (physical therapists, psychotherapists, gastroenterologists, endocrinologists etc.) as needed in assisting the client to meet their short and long term health and wellness goals.

For more info please call or email us at:

  • Office: (712) 378-3057
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Our board certified physicians, nurses, and physical therapists are specifically trained in orthopedic surgical services and rehabilitation.

Services Offered

  • Carpel Tunnel Release
  • Other surgeries of the hand and upper extremities
  • Knee ligament reconstruction (ACL)
  • Treatment of fractures
  • Total joint replacement
  • Arthroscopic surgery of all major joints
  • Reconstructive surgery for joints


Physical Therapy

As Pasadena's newest physical therapist facility, we are committed to offering the finest personalized, integrative, and skilled physical therapy services obtainable. With the utmost care and compassion, we work with our patients to promote physical rehabilitation in a professional and comfortable environment.

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Plastic Surgery

Sleep Studies

We are able to diagnose sleep disturbance problems that are affecting your physical and mental activities. Finding the right diagnosis and treatment can help prevent medical problems that can be a serious risk to your health.

Monitoring Services Offered

  • Brainwaves
  • Breathing effort and movement
  • Eye movements
  • Muscle tension
  • Heartbeats
  • Breathing


Spine Surgery

We use the minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) technique called Endoscopic Diskectomy. Benefits of using endoscopic instruments and techniques include:

  • Smaller incision
  • Less damage to adjacent muscles and soft tissues
  • Less blood loss
  • Less scar tissue
  • Less pain, therefore less need for medication
  • Shorter hospital stay, most cases can be done outpatient
  • Faster recovery
  • Fewer costs to you and your insurance carrier


Texas Laser Source

After decades of working with the nation’s leading cosmetic medical device manufacturers we have honed our inventory to include the gold standard machine for many cosmetic procedures as well as some of the hottest new treatments available.

Our services include, but are not limited to, hair removal, tattoo removal, micro needle, body contouring, skin tightening, eye lash extensions, photo facials, and permanent make-up. Also, we offer training in cosmetic lasers and medical aesthetics.

Our comprehensive curriculum includes biophysics, safety, treatment protocols, consultation, pre and post operative care, and practical operation. Become a cosmetic laser technician today. The 40 hour class is just four days and a great start. Texas Laser Source is proud to offer these courses to the public at the best value in the business.

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Vascular Surgery

Vascular surgery is a surgical subspecialty in which diseases of the vascular system, or arteries, veins and lymphatic circulation, are managed by medical therapy, minimally-invasive catheter procedures, and surgical reconstruction. Vascular surgery encompasses surgery of the aorta, carotid arteries, and lower extremities, including the iliac, femoral, and tibial arteries. Vascular surgery also involves surgery of veins, for conditions such as varicose veins. Vascular surgery also includes dialysis access surgery.

Conditions can include: Acute limb ischaemia, Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), Atherosclerosis, Chronic kidney disease, Chronic venous insufficiency, Deep vein thrombosis, Peripheral arterial occlusive disease, Subclavian steal syndrome, Varicose veins, Vascular access steal syndrome, Vascular access complications