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Guillermo P. Ponce De Leon MD

Guillermo P. Ponce De Leon MD

General Surgeon, Bariatric Surgeon
Guillermo P. Ponce De Leon MD

Guillermo P. Ponce De Leon MD

General Surgeon, Bariatric Surgeon

Personal Statement

Dr. Ponce de Leon is a native of Cuba who completed medical school at the University of Texas at Houston. He completed general surgery training at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. He is a pioneer in advanced laparoscopic general surgery, recently performing the first single incision adrenalectomy in Texas. He also specializes in bariatric surgery, including lap band. Dr. Ponce de Leon is a fluent Spanish speaker and stays active in the Hispanic community. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing and spending time with his family.

Gender

Male

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Insurance Plans

  • AARP - Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna - Medicare Private Fee for Service Plans (PFFS)
  • Aetna - PPO
  • Aetna - TRS
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Affiliated Healthplan - PPO
  • AIG - W/C
  • Amerigroup - Amerivantage
  • Assurant Health - PPO
  • BC/BS - HMO
  • BC/BS - PPO
  • BC/BS of Texas - Fed Select PPO
  • BC/BS of Texas - Health Select POS
  • BeechStreet - PPO
  • Benefit Planners
  • Boon Chapman - HMO
  • Boon Chapman - PPO
  • Bravo
  • Cigna - HMO
  • Cigna - PPO
  • Cigna Medicare Access (PFFS)
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO
  • DARS
  • Evercare - Medicare
  • First Health - HMO
  • First Health - PPO
  • Fort Bend County Indigent
  • Galaxy Health - PPO
  • Gallagher Bassett - Workers' Compensation
  • GEHA Health Plans - Standard Option (PPO)
  • Golden Rule - Basic Plan
  • Golden Rule - HMO
  • Golden Rule - PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - PPO
  • Guardian - PPO
  • Health Adminstration Services (HAS)
  • Health Net - PPO
  • HealthSmart - PPO
  • Humana - Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana - HMO
  • Humana - PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Choice - MH Choice
  • Memorial Hermann Elect - MH Elect
  • Memorial Hermann Employees - MH Employees
  • Memorial Hermann Select - MH Select
  • MHealth - Insurance Plans
  • MultiPlan - HMO
  • MultiPlan - PPO
  • PHCS - HMO
  • PHCS - PPO
  • Principal Financial Group - Classic PPO
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS) - POS
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS) - PPO
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Renaissance (RPO) - HMO Blue
  • Renaissance (RPO) - Texas HealthSpring
  • Secure Horizons - Insurance Plans
  • SelectCare of Texas - Texan Plus
  • Self Pay (No Insurance)
  • TexanPlus - Medicare Replacement HMO
  • Texas True Choice - HMO
  • Texas True Choice - PPO
  • TML - PPO
  • TML - Workers' Compensation
  • Today's Options
  • Tricare - Prime
  • Tricare - Standard
  • UMR - PPO
  • Unicare - HMO
  • Unicare - PPO
  • United Healthcare - HMO
  • United Healthcare - Pacificare
  • United Healthcare - PPO
  • US Family Health Plan - Tricare
  • WellCare - Insurance Plans
  • Workers Compensation

Medical School

University of Texas at Houston, School of Medicine (1992)

Residency

Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas (1998)

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Awards

  • Top Score in Surgical in Training Exam During Internship at Baylor

Research Interests

  • Ponce De Leon, G. “Thyroid Malignant Lymphomas"
  • Protocol EFC6520: A Multinational, Multicenter, Randomized, Double Blind Study comparing the Efficacy and Safety of AVE5026 with enoxaparin for the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients Undergoing Major Abdominal Surgery
  • Protocol CXA-CIAI-10-08: A Multicenter, Double-blind, Randomized, Phase 3 Study to Compare the Efficacy and Safety of Intravenous CXA-201 with that of Meropenem in Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections
  • Protocol E101:PH3:2012:004 Phase 3 Study of Efficacy and Safety of Topical E-101 Solution to Prevent Incisional Infections among Colorectal Surgery Patients (Triple IN Study --Inhibition of Incisional Infections)

Clinical Interests

  • Breast Cancer
  • Appendectomy
  • Weight Loss Surgery
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Hemorroid Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Pancreatic Diseases
  • Skin Lesion
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

Available Appointments

Memorial Hermann Southwest

Medical Plaza 1 7777 Southwest Freeway Suite 810A Houston, TX 77074 (713) 772-1200

"THIS BOOKING DOES NOT CONFIRM YOUR APPOINTMENT". You will receive a call from our office within 24 hours to confirm your appointment date and time. If you do not receive one, please call our central scheduling department at 713-772-1200.
Tue
Jun 29
Wed
Jun 30
Thu
Jul 01
Fri
Jul 02
Sat
Jul 03
  • 1:30 pm
  • 2:30 pm
  • 3:30 pm
      • 2:30 pm
      • 3:00 pm
      • 3:30 pm

        Available Appointments

        Methodist Sugar Land

        Medical Office Building 1 16651 Southwest Freeway Suite 360 Sugar Land, TX 77479 (713) 772-1200

        "THIS BOOKING DOES NOT CONFIRM YOUR APPOINTMENT". You will receive a call from our office within 24 hours to confirm your appointment date and time. If you do not receive one, please call our central scheduling department at 713-772-1200.
        Tue
        Jun 29
        Wed
        Jun 30
        Thu
        Jul 01
        Fri
        Jul 02
        Sat
        Jul 03
          • 2:30 pm
          • 3:00 pm
          • 3:30 pm

                Available Appointments

                Memorial Hermann Sugar Land

                Medical Plaza 1 17510 W Grand Pkwy S Ste 490 Sugar Land, TX 77479 (713) 772-1200

                "THIS BOOKING DOES NOT CONFIRM YOUR APPOINTMENT". You will receive a call from our office within 24 hours to confirm your appointment date and time. If you do not receive one, please call our central scheduling department at 713-772-1200.
                Tue
                Jun 29
                Wed
                Jun 30
                Thu
                Jul 01
                Fri
                Jul 02
                Sat
                Jul 03
                If you need an earlier appointment, please call (713) 772-1200