1315 St. Joseph Pkwy
I was referred to Dr. Etter by my Primary Care Physician. I had a wonderful experience thus far by the entire staff! I am appreciative of the depth of information that I was given by staff and Dr. Etter. It was truly a relief to Show morefeel that he was supportive and cared about my success. I'm anxious to start the weight loss program in hopes of being able to push forward on the road to better health!!
Everyone involved was very kind and helpful during the surgical experience. The DaVinci Robot makes this a huge step above the other options for many reasons. Would be 5 stars, only downer is it iisdowntown. But worth that inShow moreconvenience and distance from the house in order to take advantage of the robot and Dr. Etters experience Dr. Etter was excellent, and all the nurses, etc. all had a great bedside manner and very professional.
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Leon Etter, II, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general and bariatric surgeon at Southwest Surgical Associates. A native Houstonian, Dr. Etter is proud to provide excellent care to his community in Sugar Land, Cypress, Pearland, and Katy, Texas, and throughout the greater Houston area.
Dr. Etter earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston (UTMB). Upon graduation, he completed his residency at St. Joseph’s Medical Center (SJMC) in 1987, where he continues to practice today.
Dr. Etter’s practice is dedicated to recognizing the patient’s mind, body, and spirit, as he knows these elements are essential to successful outcomes. He is an accomplished laparoscopic and robotic surgeon with an emphasis on complex biliary pancreatic diseases, as well as cancers of the breast, colon, and small bowel. In addition, he maintains a keen interest in bariatric surgery, gastric disorders, and complex hernia repair. He is currently a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, demonstrating his enthusiasm for the comprehensive breadth of surgical practice in modern-day medicine.
Dr. Etter is a clinical professor in the department of general surgery at UTMB and serves as a member of the governing board at SJMC. He is known as a remarkable surgeon who operates with his heart as well as his hands. Outside his practice, he prefers to balance mind and spirit through the practice of Chi-gong and Tai Chi.
Dr. Etter is a devoted husband and father who occupies much of his free time with his family.
|Areas of Expertise||
Pelvic Floor Testing
Complex Wound Care
Heartburn and GERD
Soft Tissue Surgery
Southwest Surgical Associates
1315 St. Joseph Pkwy
Houston, TX, 77002
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Great so far
Prompt, professional and understanding
It was very interesting everything was very well explained thanks Dr. Etter .
Staff friendly and efficient; seen within 15 minutes; liked being able to pre-register on line. Dr. with excellent bedside manner, informative and explained options in an easily understanding way; addressed questions and concerns.
Being a patient for the passed year has been a great experience. Dr. Etter is a gentle and very professional doctor. I will refer him to all my friends that are looking for a great physician. I highly recommend him.
I was referred to Dr. Etter by my Primary Care Physician. I had a wonderful experience thus far by the entire staff! I am appreciative of the depth of information that I was given by staff and Dr. Etter. It was truly a relief to feel that he was supportive and cared about my success. I'm anxious to start the weight loss program in hopes of being able to push forward on the road to better health!!
My doctors visits with Dr. Etter are always pleasant, informative and professional. Dr. Etter is knowledgeable, caring and very concerned about his patients. He is one of the few doctors left that are truly concerned about the welfare his patients.
Dr. Etter is a great doctor!!
Love Dr.Etter and his team never felt so welcoming and talk to me to make sure I understand and i would recommend anyone his way thank you Dr.Etter
Is very good
Amazing doctor! Always have a great experience after speaking with Dr Etter. He is a great listener and truly cares about his patients
He is Awesome!!!
Everything went very Good
Dr. Etter was willing to examine me although I was a new patient and scheduled surgury the same day. I am very grateful.
Always a Pleasure to deal with the staff and Doctor
Always a welcoming and comforting environment. Great Staff & Dr. Etter is amazing.
Great experience for my first visit. The doctor was very explanatory.
Dr. Etter was super professional and really great. It was wonderful seeing a doctor for whom the patient came first before a lot of the red tape often that exists. I would reccomend him any day.
Great staff help with everything you and Dr Etter is a great doctor
Extremely inviting and inclusive!!! Very professional, informative and concerned!!! The staff welcomed me and the doctor advised me. I left with answers to my questions and suggestions to my alternatives. Dr. Etter is a very pratical compassionate physician.
So nice and very good doctor
Excellent doctor and staff.
Doctor and staff was very knowledgeable explained everything in detail, they took time to answer my questions and made me feel comfortable one of the best office visit I’ve ever had.
Dr. Etter is and has always in the past been very thorough in his explanations and examinations. He and his office are very friendly.