Meet the Specialists
at TLC Houston’s Heartburn Center

Board certified surgeons Dr. Yu, Dr. Scarborough and Dr. Mehta are committed to treating patients suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The experienced team at TLC, a partner of Nobilis Health, is dedicated to the diagnosis and successful treatment of heartburn and acid reflux in Houston and the surrounding areas.

We are proud to be designated as a Center of Excellence® by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, providing patients with lifelong support in weight loss and treatment of acid reflux.

Meet Dr. Yu, M.D., FACS

Dr. Sherman Yu is an award-winning board certified bariatric surgeon. Based in Houston with Texas Laparoscopic Consultants, Dr. Yu has been recognized as a Centers of Excellence Surgeon by the Surgical Review Corporation, and he has been named one of America’s Top Surgeons by Consumer’s Research Council of America.
Before joining Dr. Scarborough to form Texas Laparoscopic Consultants, Dr. Yu’s extensive surgical experience included Chief Resident in Surgery at The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, a fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center in minimally invasive and robotic surgery and a position as an Assistant Professor of Surgery at University of Texas Health Science Center.
Dr. Yu believes in helping patients live fully active, healthy lives through GERD treatment.

Credentials and Memberships

  • American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Southwestern Surgical Society

Meet Dr. Scarborough M.D., FACS

Dr. Terry Scarborough has been working in the field of laparoscopic surgery since 1999. He has been awarded one of America’s Top Surgeons by Consumer’s Research Council of America and recognized as a Centers of Excellence Surgeon by the Surgical Review Corporation. Dr. Scarborough’s experience in laparoscopic surgery includes practicing with New Mexico Surgical Associates in Albuquerque where he performed New Mexico’s first laparoscopic kidney transplant. He also was a fellowship director in laparoscopic surgery, receiving additional training in laparoscopic gastric bypass, at the University of Texas Medical School until 2008 when he and Dr. Yu formed Texas Laparoscopic Consultants. As part of his goal to treat obesity related conditions, Dr. Scarborough has expanded his practice in Houston to provide effective treatments for acid reflux and GERD.

Credentials and Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Southwestern Surgical Society

Meet Dr. Sheilendra Suresh Mehta M.D., FACS

Dr. Sheilendra Suresh Mehta is an experienced board certified surgeon with Texas Laparoscopic Consultants in Houston, and is also the Medical Director of the Bariatric Surgery Program at Memorial Hermann Sugarland Hospital. Dr. Mehta specializes in minimally invasive surgical techniques, and is committed to providing comprehensive patient care.
Dr. Mehta holds a chemistry degree from Texas Tech University and earned his medical degree from University of Texas Health Medical School at Houston McGovern Medical School. He received several awards during his internship and residency at Staten Island University Hospital and completed fellowship training at The Methodist Hospital in Houston. He has also conducted and published extensive research on acid reflux treatment. Dr. Mehta is dedicated to helping patients find relief from GERD so they can live healthier lives.

Credentials and Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Southeastern Surgical Congress
  • Clinical Robotic Surgery Association

Contact TLC Houston’s Heartburn Center

If you would like to meet one of our heartburn specialists to discuss treatment for acid reflux or heartburn, call us at (713) 493-7700 to learn more or click here to schedule a consultation.