Weight Loss Surgery

Since 2000, Singing River Weight Loss Center has been a leader in weight loss surgery and medical weight loss along the Gulf Coast, offering those who are significantly overweight more help than traditional lifestyle changes in diet and exercise can offer.

Bariatric Surgery & Medical Weight Loss on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Effective and Safe Weight Loss

Mississippians facing obesity and weight issues are at risk of developing other diseases including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, sleep apnea, and degenerative joint disease, all of which are major causes in premature death. To help combat obesity, which is one of the leading health risk factors in our region, Singing River Weight Loss Center offers a full scope of weight loss options, including both surgical weight loss options and non-surgical medical weight loss options to improve the health and save the lives of our patients.

How to start your weight loss surgery journey

Singing River Weight Loss Center offers a FREE, no-obligation 24/7 online seminar for those considering and/or planning to have weight loss surgery.

Surgical and Non-Surgical Weight Loss Options

Singing River Weight Loss Center offers bariatric surgery procedures and non-surgical medical weight loss programs to help patients change their exercise and nutrition habits.

These services include:

Bariatric Surgery Options
Gastric Bypass
Gastric Sleeve (Sleeve Gastrectomy)
Low BMI Gastric Sleeve
Revisions for previous weight loss procedures
Medical Weight Loss Options
Medical Weight Management
Semaglutide Weight Loss Injections

Many of our bariatric surgery are performed using the latest in technology, the da Vinci® Xi surgical system.

We believe that education can help you get the best from your surgery. We offer nutritional classes and dietary consults with each office visit. A monthly support group is also offered to assist patients with their progress.

Many insurance providers cover bariatric surgery & medical weight loss

Check our list or talk with your insurance company to verify whether your health insurance covers medical weight loss. But even if it doesn’t, don’t lose hope. Singing River Weight Loss Center offers Cash Pay Options to help you achieve your weight loss goals.

Frequently Asked Questions

Start with this list for common FAQs about our weight loss program.

Then, read this great FAQ as Dr. William Avara goes over some Frequently Asked Questions about obesity, the benefits of bariatric surgery, and the recovery process.