With over 25 years of experience in bariatric surgery, Dr. Kenneth Warnock has a passion and commitment to the relief of obesity. He plays an active role in every step of patient care, before, during, and after surgery.

He has established multiple bariatric support groups for his patients in Texas and Oklahoma, and performs 400 bariatric cases per year. His patients come from as far away as Greece and Alaska to receive excellent, comprehensive bariatric treatment.

Dr. Warnock is the founder of Bariatrics of Texas in Wichita Falls, Texas. He is also Director of Bariatric Surgery and Section Chief of General Surgery at United Regional Health Care System (URHCS). He is a designated Center of Excellence surgeon by the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery and is ranked in the top 5% of bariatric surgeons in the US (Association for Morbid Obesity Support).

He received his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver, Colorado, then completed his residency in general surgery and bariatrics at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Texas.

Dr. Warnock is board certified in general surgery and specializes in general, vascular, and bariatric surgery. He is a member of the following professional organizations:

 
American College of Surgeons
American Society for Bariatric Surgery
Southern Medical Association
Texas Medical Association
Wichita County Medical Society

Dr. Warnock was born and raised on a ranch in the Bighorn Mountains of Wyoming. His traditional western values are apparent in his walk, his talk, and everything he does right down to the boots that he wears everyday. While living in Texas over the past 30 years, he has become fluent in Spanish and makes a special effort to relate to patients of all backgrounds.

He is married to a former chemistry teacher, and they have nine children. He is an avid reader and enjoys bicycling, boating, hunting, fishing, playing the piano, dancing, and singing. His favorite time is spent with his children and grandchildren.

Patients will tell you that Dr. Warnock is a kindhearted, patient doctor who has dedicated his life to helping severely overweight patients reach their personal goals in achieving A New Life. No one can argue with success, and Dr. Warnock's patients have experienced outstanding success under his care.

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