Baptist Nutrition and Bariatric Center

Baptist Nutrition and Bariatric Center offers a wide range of medically supervised weight loss programs and bariatric surgery to help people reach a healthy weight, manage chronic diseases affected by diet, and develop an overall healthier lifestyle. Our multidisciplinary staff includes physicians, nurses, dietitians and exercise specialists to monitor a person’s progress throughout the program and ensure safe and effective weight loss.

Nutrition Counseling

Designed to help individuals understand diabetes and other chronic illnesses. Learn simple strategies that help gain control of your health by focusing on diet, exercise and medication.

Medical Weight Management

Physician/Nurse Practitioner supervised weight management program with dietitian support. Nutrition counseling and pharmacological treatment when appropriate.

Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery

Baptist Nutrition and Bariatric Center offers two bariatric surgical options through MBMC. Surgical options include laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. MBMC is accredited as a Comprehensive Center for bariatric surgery by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), in partnership with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Additionally, MBMC is a Joint Commission-accredited medical center, and we have won numerous awards for our quality of care.

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Baptist Nutrition and Bariatric Center is authorized to use the Ideal Protein® Weight Loss Method and Products. Get complete details about the plan on our designated Ideal Protein website,

Free Orientation to Weight Management session Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. No appointment needed for free session. For more information about any of our programs, contact our office at 601-973-1624 or

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