Meet Dr. Ese Otah

Dr. Ese Otah is a native New Yorker who spent her early years being raised in San Antonio, Texas.  She has been in practice for over 10 years.   She graduated from college with honors and earned her Medical Degree at the SUNY Health Science Center of Brooklyn (Downstate Medical Center).  She completed her  General Surgery Residency at New York Medical College and affiliated hospitals.   After residency she trained in advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center and Methodist Medical Center in Houston.  

Dr. Otah is passionate about empowering people to lead healthy and productive lives.  She encourages patients to be active in their own healthcare.  Dr. Otah provides comprehensive surgical care.  Aside from weight loss surgery, she performs advanced laparoscopic general surgery and is a certified wound care specialist. When not involved in patient care, Dr. Otah enjoys traveling with her husband and sons, exercising, singing, and movie viewing. 


  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Wound Management


  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Society For Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
  • Houston Bariatric Society

The Center for General + Laparoscopic Surgery

The Center for General & Laparoscopic Surgery has three office locations for your convenience.  We have designed our offices to put our patients at ease, with the understanding that the idea of needing to undergo any surgery can be somewhat disconcerting. Our waiting areas and patient rooms are designed to help you feel more at ease before your evaluation. Our well-trained staff will do everything they can to make you comfortable and address your surgical needs.  Together she and the highly trained, professional, and courteous staff at The Center for General & Laparoscopic Surgery have helped hundreds of patients achieve better health through their laparoscopic and general surgery services.

Our Services

Here at the Center for General & Laparoscopic Surgery, we offer a number of treatments and procedures that can help restore your health. Currently, we offer two types of care: general surgical care and bariatric weight loss surgery.


General Surgery Services

We offer a variety of general and laparoscopic surgery services in order to quickly get you back to full health as soon as possible. These services include the treatment of:

These common health issues are usually easily treatable with our surgical services. You can learn more about each health issue and the treatment involved clicking the link to visit the individual page under our “General Surgery" tab above.

Bariatric Weight Loss

Being severely overweight can have a very serious impact on your overall health. That is why we have begun to offer our patients our services as a bariatric weight loss surgery provider. We offer three types of weight loss surgery:

If you’re carrying a lot of extra weight, and dieting and exercise hasn’t been enough to help you become healthier, contact us today for a consultation. Our kind and caring staff can answer any questions you may have, and will work with you to see if you might be a good candidate for weight loss surgery. You can find out more about each procedure by following the link under the “services” tab at the top of this page

Questions? Call Us Today 281-302-5838