Two Rising Stars among Austin Surgeons

Best Surgeons in Austin In Texas Monthly’s July issue that featured its annual list of “Texas Super Doctors: Rising Stars Edition 2015,” both Drs. Alan Abando and Nicole Basa of Cedar Park Surgeons were honored with the Super Doctors® Rising Star Award among statewide and Austin surgeons in their area of expertise. This husband-and-wife duo focuses their surgical practice on customized, compassionate care for their patients who strive to maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle.

Our Austin Surgeons Were Nominated by Peers

In selecting Super Doctors® award recipients, MSP Communications conducts annual surveys of more than 40,000 physicians across Texas, asking for peer nominations and assessing candidates through a rigorous evaluation process. A mere 5% of practicing physicians in a state receive this coveted Super Doctor® award each year, and only 2.5% are recognized as Super Doctors® Rising Stars—awarded to those who have achieved significant medical milestones in a decade of practice or less.

Drs. Abando’s and Basa’s Surgical Talents Abound

Dr. Alan Abando graduated from Chicago’s Rush Medical College with alpha omega honors. Mentors, who invited him to join their professional group on minimally invasive bariatric surgery, noted his precocious surgical talents and track record.

Dr. Nicole Basa is the first of Austin surgeons to robotically conduct a full gastric bypass procedure in Central Texas, and the only one certified in breast ultrasound in Austin. Additionally, Dr. Basa has conducted research at the National Institutes of Health, published several papers on bariatrics, and previously received’s Patient’s Choice and Compassionate Doctor Awards, Austin Monthly’s Top Doctors® Award, Hill Country News Best of the Best Surgeons several years in a row and more.

Learn More about Bariatric Surgery and Minimally Invasive Options

Our Austin surgeons rank consistently among the best doctors in Austin, and this bodes well for those who choose to trust their bariatric and general surgery care to Dr. Abando and Dr. Basa.

For more information on what these two award-winning Austin surgeons can do for you, contact us.


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