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Dr. Ikram Kureshi - Bariatric Surgeon - Dallas, TX

Ikram Kureshi, MD


Dr. Kureshi is a native Texan who grew up in the Houston area and attended Rice University.  He completed medical school at Texas Tech University School of Medicine in Lubbock.  He then went on to do his general surgery residency at the University of Connecticut in Hartford, CT where his interest in bariatric surgery and laparoscopic surgery began.  He then completed the Harvard Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship in Boston, MA where he specialized in performing the Lap-Band and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy procedures.

Reason for going into medicine: To put smiles on patients faces from living a healthier life


Rice University Undergraduate degree (BA)
Texas Tech Health Sciences Center Medical Degree (MD)

Internship and Residency

University of Connecticut General Surgery Residency

Practice Highlights

Accolades: Associate Professor Harvard Medical School
Best of Texoma Bariatric Surgeon 2012
Best Bedside Manner Texoma 2014


Harvard Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship in Boston, MA

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Dr. Ikram Kureshi is a distinguished bariatric and general surgeon in Sherman, Texas. With over two decades of experience in the field, Dr. Kureshi has dedicated his professional life to helping patients achieve their weight loss goals and improve their overall health and quality of life.

He is a specialist in minimally invasive surgery, including laparoscopic and robotic surgery. This approach allows for smaller incisions, less pain, and quicker recovery times for patients. His expertise extends to a variety of bariatric procedures, including gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and adjustable gastric banding. These procedures have proven to be highly effective in helping patients manage obesity and its associated health conditions.

In addition to his bariatric surgery practice, Dr. Kureshi is also an experienced general surgeon. He has performed numerous general surgery procedures, such as hernia repair and gallbladder removal. His comprehensive surgical skills and extensive experience ensure that his patients receive the highest standard of care.

Dr. Kureshi’s commitment to patient care goes beyond the operating room. He is known for his compassionate approach and dedication to patient education. He believes that empowering patients with knowledge about their health and treatment options is crucial for successful outcomes.

Dr. Kureshi completed his medical education at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine and went on to complete his residency in Surgery at the University of Connecticut. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in Texas, Oklahoma, and Massachusetts.

Over the course of his career, Dr. Kureshi has performed over 1,000 bariatric surgeries, a testament to his expertise and dedication in the field. Despite his numerous accomplishments, he continues to stay at the forefront of his field, adopting the latest surgical techniques and technologies to provide the best care for his patients.

In summary, Dr. Ikram Kureshi is a highly skilled and experienced surgeon who is deeply committed to improving the lives of his patients. Whether through bariatric or general surgery, his focus is always on providing the highest standard of care and helping his patients achieve their health goals.