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Dr. Chaudhry was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH and was the third of four siblings.  He stayed near home for undergraduate education and completed a 4-year degree at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH before going off to Saba University School of Medicine in the Netherland-Antilles.

In 2006, Dr. Chaudhry moved to Rochester, Minnesota to begin his surgical training at the Mayo Clinic.  Here he also completed a 2-year Clinical Investigator program in basic science and presented my work at multiple national meetings. During residency he was awarded the Hungry Dog award twice for outstanding clinical work.  After surgical residency, he moved to Cleveland, Ohio for one year to complete a fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic.  He published multiple peer-reviewed articles during my fellowship.

Dr. Chaudhry now serves as the Medical Director of the Metabolic and Weight-Loss Institute at Bay Area Regional Medical Center in Webster, TX.  Recently, he was awarded the Best Bariatric Surgeon in the Bay Area by the Bay Area Citizen, a local newspaper. He am an active member of the Clear Lake Islamic Center.  He am also a member of the Mayo Fellows Association, American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons.  His hobbies include physical fitness and playing golf.  He says the two most important aspects of his life are God and family.

Rizwan M. Chaudhry, MD

Dr. Chaudhry's Specialties 



 Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy  Laparoscopic gastric bypass

Lap band removal

 Revisional bariatric surgery GENERAL SURGERY

Laparoscopic inguinal, ventral, umbilical and incisional hernia repairs

Complex hernia surgery

Recurrent hernia surgery Gallbladder disease surgery

Laparoscopic appendectomy

Laparoscopic colon

Other general surgery procedures GERD & HEARTBURN SURGERY

 Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication

Hiatal hernia and paraesophageal hernia repair

​​Chief, Bariatrics and GERD

Board Certified, General Surgery

American Board of Surgery

Fellowship Trained,

Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery

Cleveland Clinic – Cleveland, Ohio

General Surgery Residency

Mayo Clinic 

Doctor of Medicine

Saba University School of Medicine Netherland-Antilles.