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Dr. Nirmal Jayaseelan

About Dr. Nirmal Jayaseelan | Dallas Bariatric Center

Dr. Nirmal Jayaseelan, a board-certified physician and bariatric surgeon, has over ten years of experience in the medical field. He is one of the country’s foremost experts in LAP-BAND® surgery—a minimally invasive weight loss procedure—as well as a skilled practitioner of sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass surgery. He supports his patients throughout their work together, providing them guidance and giving them confidence in the medical process.


Originally from Lubbock, Texas, Dr. Nirmal Jayaseelan earned his undergraduate degree from Texas Tech University and attended medical school at Texas Tech’s Health Sciences Center, where he received Honors in Surgical Research. In addition,

  • Dr. Jayaseelan completed his General Surgery Residency at Oregon Health Sciences University and received his professional training from renowned surgeons Don Trunkey, Lee Swanstrom, and John Porter.
  • He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Jayaseelan is also a member of the Texas Medical Association, the Dallas County Medical Society, and the American Society of Bariatric Surgeons.
  • He has been voted “Best Bariatric Surgeon in Dallas” in D Magazine every year since the creation of the category.


Dr. Nirmal Jayaseelan has performed more than 5,000 weight loss operations and is one of the most proficient LAP-BAND® surgeons in the nation. The band offers minimal long-term complications relative to other procedures, and weight loss after a LAP-BAND® procedure is gradual and consistent: about six to eight pounds per month and 60 to 80 pounds per year. When alternative procedures are more appropriate, Dr. Jayaseelan calls on his expertise in sleeve gastrectomy surgery, gastric bypass surgery, and other techniques.

Dr. Jayaseelan focuses on laparoscopic weight loss surgery because of the significant benefits that it offers patients. His work in laparoscopy minimizes a patient’s risk and recovery time while providing clients with a significant improvement in the quality of their lives. His experience, coupled with his advanced training, has led to an extremely high rate of success on behalf of his patients.


One of the reasons that Dr. Nirmal Jayaseelan has chosen to work with clients through Dallas bariatric surgery is the long-term relationships that the practice area affords him. “Dr. Jay”, as he is known to patients, approaches each client engagement seeking to understand his patient’s medical needs as well as their personal goals. He counsels them on the weight loss options available to them, provides information on the advantages and disadvantages of each treatment, and helps to them make the right choice for their situation.

According to “Dr. Jay”, the best part of the experience for both himself and the patients is post-operative. He works with clients to ensure that they receive proper medical care and advice so that they can make the most of their weight loss. Together, they celebrate the patient’s success at reaching each milestone, whether it is losing five, fifty, or one-hundred-and-fifty pounds.

Get to know Dr. Nirmal Jayaseelan. Email or call his offices at 972-331-1111 for an initial consultation.

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