About Audencio Alanis M.D.

Dr. Audencio Alanis received his medical degree from the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon Monterrey, Mexico in 1978. After moving to the United States he did surgical residencies at St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton New Jersey/ Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, and St. Mary Hospital, Waterbury, CN/ Yale University, New Haven, CN. He received surgical oncology training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Dr. Alanis is certified by the American Board of Abdominal Surgery. He is also a member of numerous medical and surgical Professional associations including the American Society of Bariatric Surgeons and S.A.G.E.S.

Dr. Alanis has worked in Texas since 1986 and today 95% of his practice is in Bariatrics. He has performed over 3000 Bariatric cases both open and laparoscopic procedures, including lap bands, roux-en-y, and sleeve gastrectomies. Dr Alanis is a general surgeon who in addition performs several other non-invasive laparoscopic procedures such as Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia repair, Laparoscopic Nissan Fundoplication, etc. His determination to bring the best to his patients is a value he takes very seriously. To help meet this goal he works diligently to stay abreast of the latest information about bariatrics and frequently attends educational opportunities.

  • PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • PUBLICATIONS
  • EDUCATION/TRAINING
  • CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURE
 
  • 2009-Pres.

    Chairman of Governing Board
    Chairman of Pharmacy and Therapeutic
    Chairman of Infection Control Surgery
    Specialty Hospital of America Pasadena, TX

  • 2007 – 2008

    Chairman of Medical Executive
    Committee Surgery Specialty
    Hospital of America Pasadena, TX

  • 2006 – 2007

    Chairman of Credentialing
    Twelve Oaks Medical Center
    Houston, TX

  • 2004 – 2005

    Program Director of Bariatric
    Surgery Twelve Oaks Medical Center
    Houston, TX

  • 2004-2005

    Chairman of Bariatric
    Surgery Doctor's Hospital
    Parkway Houston, TX

  • 2001-2002

    Chief of Surgery Doctor's
    Hospital Parkway/Tidwell
    Houston, TX

  • 2001-2002

    Vice-Chairman of Surgery
    East Houston Regional Medical Center
    Houston, TX

  • 2000-2001

    Chairman of Surgery
    East Houston Regional Medical Center
    Houston, TX

  • 1998-1999

    Vice-Chairman of Surgery
    East Houston Regional Medical Center
    Houston, TX

  • 1996-1997

    Member of the Board of Trustees
    Columbia East Houston Medical Center
    Houston, TX

  • 1994-1995

    Chairman of Surgery
    Doctors Hospital East Loop
    Houston, TX

  • 1992-1993

    Chairman of Surgery
    Doctors Hospital East Loop
    Houston, TX

  • 1988-1990

    Chief of Surgery
    Memorial Hospital Port
    Lavaca, TX

  • 2011

    Recurrent Abdominal Wall Hernia
    After Adjustable Gastric Band Placement
    A Case Report

  • 2011

    Retrograde Intussusception after Gastric Bypass
    Case Report and Literature Review

  • 2011

    Recurrent Umbilical Hernia after Adjustable Gastric
    Band Placement

  • Nov. 1989

    “Primary Resection and Anastomosis in Acute
    Diverticulitis” Published in Diseases in Colon and Rectum

  • 1969 – 1971

    Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon
    Monterrey, N.L., Mexico
    Pre-Med

  • 1971 – 1978

    Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon
    Monterrey, N.L., Mexico
    Medical Doctor

  • 1979 – 1981

    Private Practice
    Houston, TX

  • 1982 – 1984

    St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton, NJ
    Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA
    Categorical Residency: Gen. Sur: Pgy-1/2

  • Nov. 1984

    American College of Surgeons
    University of Connecticut
    Storrs, CN
    Advance Trauma Life Support Provider

  • 1984 – 1987

    St. Mary Hospital, Waterbury, CN
    Yale University, New Haven, CN
    Residency: Gen.Sur: PGY-3/5

  • 1985 – 1986

    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    New York, NY
    Alumni – Surgical Oncology Training

  • Sept. 1997

    American College of Surgeons
    UT Medical School Houston, TX
    Advance Trauma Life Support Provide

  • Feb. 2002

    American College of Surgeons
    UT Medical School
    Galveston, TX
    Advance Trauma Life Support Provider
    Reverification

  • Feb. 2002

    UTSW Medical Center
    Dallas, TX
    SW Center for Invasive Surgery
    Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery

  • Aug. 2002

    UTSW Medical Center
    Dallas, TX Laparoscopic
    Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Program

  • Dec. 2005

    Inamed Health Sponsored Training Program
    New York, NY
    Lap Band System Workshop

  • Aug. 2006

    American Society of Bariatric
    Surgery San Francisco, CA
    Advanced Bariatric Life Support

  • 1981

    ECFMG No. 305-864-1


  • 1984

    Medical Licensure: NJ-MA43844


  • 1986

    Medical Licensure:TX-G9704


  • 1997

    Certified by the American Board of Abdominal Surgery


  • 2010

    Re-Certified by the American Board of Abdominal Surgery


About Audencio Alanis M.D.

Dr. Alanis is one of the pioneers of Bariatric Surgery in Houston, Texas.


About Audencio Alanis M.D.

Today, today 95% of his practice is in Bariatrics and he has performed over 4000 Bariatric cases both open and laparoscopic procedures, including lap bands, roux-en-y, and sleeve gastrectomies.

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