Medical Staff Information
Steven M. Thomas, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Steven M. Thomas graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in 1986, and then completed his general surgery internship and residency at St. Joseph Hospital, also in Houston. During training, he received multiple awards and published two papers in major journals.

Dr. Thomas opened the practice which is now West Houston Surgical Associates in 1991. He is Board Certified with the American Board of Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of numerous medical societies.
He has served as the Chief of Staff as well as two terms on the Board of Trustees at West Houston Medical Center, including Vice Chairman of the Board in 2006. He has been honored as Physician of the Year and, also, OPUS Champion at the same facility. “H Texas" Magazine named him as one of their "Top Docs" in 2005.

He enjoys gardening, biking and spending time with his wife and two sons.
Christopher L. Reilly, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Christopher L. Reilly has been in private practice in the West Houston area since 1997. He is a member of the American Medical Association, American Society of General Surgeons, Harris County Medical Society and is currently a fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is highly experienced in laparoscopic procedures such as colon and hernia surgeries as well as diseases of the breast, thyroid and biliary tract.
He is Board Certified with the American Board of Surgery. He has affiliations with West Houston Medical Center, Methodist Sugar Land and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital. He was the chief of the department of surgery at West Houston Medical Center from 2003 to 2005. He has received multiple awards during school and residency, including Surgical Intern of the Year and Chief Residents’ Award for outstanding performance from the years 1993, 1995 and 1996. He is currently listed in the Guide to America's Top Surgeons by the Consumers’ Research Council of America.

Dr. Reilly has advanced training in bariatric surgery and is able to offer the LAP-BAND as well as gastric bypass and gastric sleeve. He was instrumental in the development of the bariatric surgery program at West Houston Medical Center. He has currently partnered with TRUE RESULTS, the nation’s leader in LAP-BAND surgery and after care, to help ensure the best possible outcomes for his LAP-BAND patients.

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