Cost & Insurance

If you choose to have weight loss surgery with Dr. Manuel Castro, you can be assured that you will receive the highest level of care. Your initial contact will be with one of our patient advocates. They will assist you every step of the way as you begin your journey towards a healthier, happier life.


If you have medical insurance coverage, we will verify your benefits for this surgery with your insurance company. If you don’t have insurance, we offer a discounted cash price. We also have financing options available.

You will be provided with information specific to our fees and an estimate of your financial obligation at this office. Please feel free to call our office if you have questions regarding your particular insurance plan benefits and any financial arrangements that will be necessary.

When you arrive for your surgeon’s appointment, one of our team members will meet with you to process the necessary paperwork and answer any questions you may have regarding your account. We want to do as much as we can to ensure that your surgery is successful and recovery is free of financial worries.

All insurance companies have the following universal requirements: a BMI greater than 40 kg/m2 or BMI greater than 35 kg/m2 and co-existence of serious medical problems including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea or coronary disease.

General requirements of several insurance companies are noted below. Please be aware that these may have changed since insurers modify their requirements often. These guidelines are basic information. Each patient should check their insurance plan summary for their individual coverage/criteria.

For additional information please call New Beginnings Surgical Group at 214-948-0475.

Our Self Pay Fees:

We offer discounted cash prices for patients who don’t have insurance or benefits for weight loss surgery on their insurance plan. We accept cash, credit cards and CareCredit.

Self Pay Fees:

  • Lap Band (Adjustable Gastric Band) – $9500
  • Gastric Sleeve – $13,200
  • Band-2-Sleeve Revision – $15,900
  • Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass – $18,300
  • Band-2-Bypass Revision – $20,700

Our Self Pay Fees include the following:

  • Surgeon’s Fee
  • Surgical Assistant’s Fee
  • Hospital Fees (usual and customary surgical fees, i.e. Operating Room time, hospital medications, instrumentation, nursing care, etc.)
  • 2 night hospital stay for Gastric Bypass and Gastric Sleeve patients. (Lap Band is Outpatient.)
  • Pre-operative tests: Chest X-ray, Routine lab work and EKG
  • Anesthesiologist’s Fee
  • Initial Consultation with Surgeon
  • Attendance in Surgical Preparatory Class
  • Pre-Operative Appointment
  • Free follow up appointments for 1 year from surgery date for Gastric Bypass and Gastric Sleeve patients
  • Free follow up appointments and Adjustments for 6 months for Lap-Band® patients


Call New Beginnings Surgical Group for additional information.


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3920 W. Wheatland Road
Suite 124, Dallas, TX 75237

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