Weight Loss Surgeons in Mississippi

Weight Loss Surgeons
Our skilled and experienced physicians perform two types of bariatric surgery - the Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and the Lap-Band. Located in Jackson, MS.
Doctors who practice general surgery including advanced laparoscopic surgical weight loss procedures (Lap Band, Gastric Bypass and Gastric Sleeve). Located in Jackson, MS.
Dr. Michael L. King is widely respected as one of the leading bariatric surgeons in Mississippi. He serves patients within the Memphis, Tennessee area and throughout the state of Mississippi, including Jackson, Corinth, Tupelo, Columbus, Olive Branch and the Mississippi Delta. Located in Oxford, MS.
A comprehensive weight loss program with a trained and dedicated staff who will help you in achieving your weight loss goals. Located in Jackson County with offices in Ocean Springs and Pascagoula, Mississippi.
Weight Loss Surgeons

Consumer Guide to WLS

Bariatric Surgeon

Bariatric Surgeon Training:


Choosing a qualified bariatric surgeon may seem a bit overwhelming, but knowing what to look for can help make the decision making process easier. When interviewing a potential bariatric surgeon, it is important to ask about the doctor's level of training and experience.

Legally, any medical doctor can perform an operation of any type, even without specialized training or experience in a particular field of medicine. If you are undergoing bariatric surgery, choose a doctor who is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery or the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery.

Board-certification by these boards indicates that the doctor has gone through a specialized training program and has met certain standards in the field of surgery. In addition, choose a doctor that has completed a residency or a fellowship in bariatric surgery. A weekend course is not enough training to become a qualified bariatric surgeon.