Jason M. Balette, MD

Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery

Accepting New Patients

Jason M. Balette, MD

About Me

A native Texan, Dr. Balette grew up in The Woodlands. After graduating from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science degree, he attended medical school at the University of Texas – Houston. Dr. Balette completed his general surgery residency at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. He joined Surgical Group of The Woodlands in August of 2006 and became board certified by the American Board of Surgery in 2007.  He serves as medical director of Bariatric Surgery Services at Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital.

Dr. Balette’s interests are in general and advanced laparoscopic surgery. Specific areas of interest include abdominal and intestinal procedures, hernia repairs, breast, thyroid and parathyroid surgeries. In addition, he has received extensive training in advanced laparoscopic procedures including, colectomy, splenectomy, adrenalectomy, nissen fundoplication, and bariatric surgery. Dr. Balette recently authored and presented research evaluating gallstone formation in the bariatric patient.

Dr. Balette enjoys golfing, fishing and hunting. He is married with two daughters.

Clinical Interests

Bariatric Surgery
General Surgery
Anti-Reflux Surgery
Hernia Repair Surgery
Gall Bladder Surgery

Accepted Insurance Plans

Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Best Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Traditional / Par Plan
Blue Edge
Cigna Great West
First Health PPO
HMO Blue
Humana HMO / EPO
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Kelsey Seybold Affiliate Network
Medicaid
Medicare
MultiPlan PPO
UnitedHealthcare HMO
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.

Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
Surgery - General Surgery | 2007
MEDICAL SCHOOL
University of Texas Medical School at Houston | 2001
INTERNSHIP
Baylor University Medical Center - Dallas, TX | 2002
RESIDENCY
Baylor University Medical Center - Dallas, TX | 2006
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital
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