About

Whether you have a few stubborn extra pounds, or need to address excess weight to relieve dangerous health conditions, the journey to the new you will be more successful with the right tools and the right team on your side.

Charlotte Hodges, MD, FASMBS

Dr. Charlotte Hodges is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery. She is an Advanced Laparoscopic General and Bariatric Surgeon who has practiced in DFW since 2011. She has performed over 3000 general and bariatric procedures. Dr. Hodges received her medical degree from Texas A&M University Health Science Center and completed her general surgery residency at Baylor University Medical Center. She is a member of the Texas Medical Association, American Medical Association, Dallas County Medical Society and Society of Baylor Surgeons.

DIRECTORSHIP

City Hospital – White Rock Lake, Dallas, TX
Bariatric Director, Jan 15 – Present

  • Serves as medical director for the ASMBS Center of Excellence program
  • Works to implement and ensure standards of care set forth by ASMBS are maintained
  • Provides educational workshops on the disease of obesity to hospital staff
  • Serves as the liaison for the hospital’s bariatric program to various hospital committees and the public at large

City Hospital – White Rock Lake, Dallas, TX
Vice Chair of Surgery Department, Jan 21 – Present
Medical Executive Committee, Jan 21 – Present

City Hospital – White Rock Lake, Dallas, TX
Professional Activities Committee – Member, Jan 20 – Present

City Hospital – White Rock Lake, Dallas, TX
Peri-Operative Committee – Member, Jan 21 – Present

City Hospital – White Rock Lake, Dallas, TX
Ethics Committee – Member, Jan 20 – Present

AFFLIATIONS

  • American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
    Active Member, 2016 – Present
  • Obesity Medicine Association
    Active Member, 2016 – Present
  • Texas Medical Association
    Active Member, June 11 – Present
    Student Delegate to Council of Socioeconomics, 2004-05
    Student Delegate to Committee for Patient-Physician Advocacy, 2003-04 – Advocated for patients and physicians related to quality / utilization of medical care; recommended regulatory, legal, and legislative standards of care
  • Dallas County Medical Society
    Active Member, June 11 – Present

Collins Hodges, PSYD

Dr. Hodges attended Southern Methodist University on a full academic scholarship. He earned both a master’s degree and doctorate in clinical psychology. While at SMU, Dr. Hodges distinguished himself as a research scholar and contributed to a number of articles and national presentations on the subject of cognitive vulnerability to depression. Dr. Hodges later joined the teaching staff at Baylor College of Medicine to explore the neuropsychiatric correlates of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Dr. Hodges and his research team were nationally recognized for their scientific contributions to the field of pediatric neuroscience.

CLINICAL ROLES

City Hospital – White Rock Lake, Dallas, TX
Bariatric Psychologist, 2019 – Present

  • Performs psychological evaluations for bariatric candidates
  • Provides mental health counseling for bariatric patients
  • Contributes to monthly support group meetings for bariatric patients

Medical City Hospital – Plano, Plano, TX
Bariatric Psychologist, 2019 – February 2021

  • Performs psychological evaluations for bariatric candidates
  • Provides mental health counseling for bariatric patients

New You Bariatric Center, Irving, TX
Bariatric Psychologist, 2018 – Present

  • Performs psychological evaluations for bariatric candidates
  • Provides mental health counseling for bariatric patients
  • Leads monthly support group meetings for bariatric patients

AFFLIATIONS

  • American Psychological Association
    Active Member, 2014 – Present
  • Texas Psychological Association
    Active Member, 2014 – Present
  • Dallas Psychological Association
    Active Member, 2014 – Present

Stephen Keller, RNFA

Stephen Keller has been registered nurse for over 20+ years and has been working in the field of bariatrics for over 15 years. He is a Registered Nurse / First Assist and first worked with Dr. Hodges while she was a resident at Baylor University Medical Center. After her residency, they continued to work together in a private surgical practice. In 2016, Stephen joined Dr. Hodges in her own private clinic.

Stephen is an invaluable member of Dr. Hodges’ team. Not only does he assist on every case but he see patients in her clinic as well. He likes to joke with patients and always introduces himself as “Fabio”! Dr. Hodges doesn’t know what she would do without him.

Laura

Laura brings to New You Bariatrics an extensive leadership background in Healthcare. With over 25-years in the industry, Laura’s passion for patient satisfaction has led her to be involved in multiple performance improvement efforts on a hospital-level, during her tenure.

Laura has also been involved in many non-profit charity groups, including: Cancer Care Services of Tarrant County, the American Heart Association and dozens of various internal and external community events. Not only does Laura bring passion and drive to New You, she is also a patient of the practice, taking her journey alongside their patients!

A native from New York, Laura loves living in Texas and spending time with her husband and kids and cheering on Texas Tech! Go Red Raiders!

The Team

Shante

Anisha

Hannah

 

Bariatric Support Group

Dr. Hodges highly recommends patients attend monthly support group meetings. The meetings are led by Dr. Collins Hodges, both a licensed clinical psychologist and someone who has had bariatric surgery himself. The support groups are offered on the first Monday of every month from 6:30pm – 7:15pm CST via an online GoToMeeting. The meetings are open to the public, and there is no charge to attend.

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