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Dr. Erik Wilson MD

Dr. Erik Wilson MD

Bariatric Surgeon

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
(713) 892-5500


Erik B. Wilson, M.D., is Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and the Director of the Minimally Invasive Surgeons of Texas (MIST).  He is the Division Chief of Elective General Surgery for the UT Department of Surgery.

Dr. Wilson graduated from college with highest honors from Texas A&M University and completed his Medical Degree from Baylor College of Medicine.  He completed a general surgery residency at Texas A&M and a fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He is also the Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery for Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.

Dr. Wilson is Co-Founder of the Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery and Houston Bariatric Society.  He is a founder and the Past President of the Clinical Robotic Surgery Association.  He is a leader in endoluminal and robotic General Surgery since 2002 with over 1000 cases performed robotically.  He specializes in weight loss surgery, reflux surgery, hernias and minimally invasive general surgery.

Physician Details

Medical Education
Baylor College of Medicine - Registrar, 1996
Internships & Residency
Scott & White Memorial Hospital/Tx A&M University System-GME, 2001
University of Texas at Houston-GME, 2002
Clinical Interests
Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band, Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, Laparoscopic Duodenal Switch, Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve, Laparoscopic Hernia Repairs, Robotic Assisted Surgery, Single Site Laparoscopy
PCP Number
Cities Served
Alief, Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City


ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


Physician Website

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp

In The News


Bariatric Surgery Revisions
Dr. Erik Wilson discusses bariatric surgery revisions in this on line presentation.

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Designating Obesity a Disease May Lead to Better Care
Dr. Erik Wilson was interviewed by Lora Hines of the Houston Chronicle when the American Medical Association designated obesity as a disease in July 2013.

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