Weight Loss and General Surgeon
Diplomate, American Board of Surgery
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Member
Center of Excellence designation by the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
Texas Center for Obesity and General Surgery
6020 West Parker Road, Suite 430
Plano, TX 75093
Hours for scheduled appointments
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM – 5 PM
Dr. Hamn’s office is conveniently located in the Texas Health Center for Diagnostics & Surgery (THCDS) across the street (east) from THR Presbyterian Hospital of Plano.
Stephen V. Hamn MD, FACS – Biography
Dr. Stephen V. Hamn is board certified and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He specializes in general, laparoscopic, and bariatric surgery in Plano and Frisco, Texas. Dr. Hamn’s original training also included non-cardiac thoracic and peripheral vascular surgery.
Dr. Hamn went to Texas A&M undergraduate graduating in three years Magna Cum Laude. He attended University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio, graduating with honors, and attended University of Missouri for residency in general surgery.
Dr. Hamn joined the Air Force after residency achieving the rank of Major. While there, he served as part of the E.L.I.T.E. team; a trauma rescue group, and was co-commander of the air transportable hospital. He also trained to become a Flight Surgeon and flew combat missions with the Air Force Pilots.
Arriving in Dallas in 1992 after his service in the Air Force, he saw a need for bariatric surgeons and was involved in the initial programs for bariatric surgery in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Dr. Hamn has been on the forefront of general surgery and bariatrics ever since. He is regarded as an expert in the field of general and weight loss surgery.
He has served as Chief of Surgery at Presbyterian Hospital in Plano twice and vice-chief three times. Dr. Hamn is also currently the Chief of the department of Bariatrics at Baylor Medical Center in Frisco, Texas.
In 1993 Dr. Hamn started offering his bariatric patients the Roux-en-y and Gastroplasty procedure. As new bariatric procedures developed, Dr. Hamn followed. He was the second surgeon in Dallas to offer lap bands and added gastric sleeve and laparoscopic bypass after the data became available. He is one of a select few surgeons in the United States to perform general surgery, Lap Band, Realize Band, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, and the Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass.
Dr. Stephen Hamn continues to strongly support the field of bariatrics and was an early member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS). He is also a member of the American Medical Association, Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery, Texas Medical Association, Obesity Action Coalition, American Society of General Surgeons, and Collin County Medical Society.
He has been Voted Best of Dallas in D Magazine.
In his free time he enjoys playing the guitar, fishing, skiing, and flying. He and his wife Susan, a registered nurse, are avid animal lovers and support numerous animal charities. They also are contributors to the arts and both have been part of mission trips providing surgical care in underdeveloped countries.
Stephen V. Hamn MD, FACS – Curriculum Vitae
University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Texas
MD Degree 1982
Texas A&M, College Station, Texas
Bachelor of Science, Zoology 1978 Magna Cum Laude
Stephen V. Hamn, M.D., P.A. 6200 West Parker Rd, Ste 106, Plano, Texas 75093
Member, Texas Surgery Group 1600 Coit Road, Ste l06, Plano, Texas 75075
Employee, Texas Surgical Associates
2540 North Galloway Mesquite, Texas 75149
Staff General Surgeon Dorminy Medical Center, Fitzgerald, Georgia
U.S. Air Force Base
Davis-Montham Air Force Base, Tuscon, Arizona
LICENSURE & CERTIFICATION
Georgia Medical License (Expired)
Texas Medical License (Active)
American Board of Surgery (Active)
American Board of Surgery (Active)
Georgia Medical Association 1989- 1992
Fellow, American College of Surgeons 2010-1992- present
Fellow, International College of Surgeons 2003-1992
Collin County Medical Society 1993- present
Member America Society Bariatric Surgeons 1997- present
Chairman of Surgery, Presbyterian Hospital of Plano Plano, Texas 01/01/2003 – current
Vice Chief of Surgery, Presbyterian Hospital of Plano Plano, Texas 01/01/1999 – 12/31/1999
Chief of Surgery, Presbyterian Hospital of Plano Plano, Texas 01/01/1997 – 12/31/1998
Vice Chief of Surgery Presbyterian Hospital of Plano Plano, Texas 01/01/1996 – 12/31/1996
Chief of Surgery and Anesthesia Dorminy Medical Center Fitzgerald, Georgia 1989 – 1990
U .S. Air Force Appointments
- Chief of Surgery 1987-1989
- Member of Elite Team 1987-1988
- Co-commander, Air Transportable Hospital 1987-1989
Alaska Deployment 1988-1989
PRESENTATIONS & RESEARCH
Treatment of Knife Wounds
Treatment of Splenic Trauma and Post-Splenectomy Sepsis Thyroid Nodules, Diagnosis and Treatment
Esophageal Cancer, Diagnosis and Treatment
Director of Course on Hand Assisted Laparoscopic Bypass
Pelvic Fractures in Trauma Requiring Massive Transfusions
Feeding Mechanisms in Cleft Palate