Meet the Team

Meet the Team:

Meet the team that will make your weight loss dreams come true.

steven garcia

Steven G. Garcia, M.D., FACS

Dr. Garcia is board certified and fellowship trained. He specializes in minimally invasive bariatric surgery. He serves as an assistant professor of surgery at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and as the medical director of the UMC Health System Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Center.


Amir Aryaie, M.D.

Amir Aryaie, M.D.

Dr. Aryaie is an assistant professor of surgery, and he is also a board certified and a fellowship trained physician in minimally invasive surgery and bariatric surgery. Dr. Aryaie has done extensive research in bariatric surgery. He is also accepting new patients.


Hilary Diaz, R.N.

Hilary Diaz, R.N.

Diaz provides pre-operative and post-operative education to patients from their initial evaluation until follow-ups after surgery. She serves as a liaison between physicians, nursing staff and administrative staff to help streamline the medical process. She also attends to your needs as a patient while in the hospital.


Carol Bradshaw

Carol Bradshaw, R.D., L.D.

Bradshaw assists patients in their weight loss journey by providing education and counseling to support and promote diet and lifestyle changes for sustained weight loss. She meets with each patient individually before and after surgery to assess nutritional needs, provide diet education, and facilitate continued weight loss.

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