Weight loss can be frustrating, causing health issues and affecting your personal life. Dr. Andrew Hargroder and his staff in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, understand these challenges and are here to help. As the most experienced surgeon specializing in surgical weight loss methods in the area, Dr. Hargroder has successfully performed approximately 4,000 weight loss surgery procedures. If you’re ready to take a journey to a healthier you, call today for a free consultation.
Weight Loss Q&A
What types of weight loss surgeries does Dr. Hargroder perform?
Dr. Hargroder regularly performs several bariatric surgeries, including:
- Gastric bypass
- Gastric sleeve
- Lap-band surgery
Dr. Hargroder specializes in non-invasive surgical techniques, and he’s always looking for new medical technologies that make procedures more comfortable for his patients. For example, Dr. Hargroder was the first surgeon in the state of Louisiana to perform a weight loss surgical procedure using the SPIDER® Surgical System. This system makes it possible to conduct laparoscopic surgeries through fewer incisions, resulting in less post-op pain and faster recovery.
For more information on weight loss surgeries, contact Dr. Hargroder’s office in Baton Rouge for a consultation. Or, attend one of the weight loss surgery seminars that Dr. Hargroder holds every week at his office.
What types of non-surgical weight loss procedures does Dr. Hargroder offer?
In addition to weight loss surgeries, Dr. Hargroder offers several non-surgical procedures to lose weight, including:
- ReShape (gastric balloon)
These cutting-edge procedures are safe, non-invasive, and effective. Especially for patients who don’t qualify for certain weight loss surgeries because of BMI or other conditions, these procedures offer a practical alternative.
You can check out testimonials for these weight loss procedures online to see what other patients have experienced, or just give Dr. Hargroder’s office a call today for a consultation.
What other services are offered at Dr. Hargroder’s office?
Dr. Hargroder’s office offers a variety of weight management programs and support groups. These all are designed not only to achieve weight loss but to maintain weight loss long term.
Heather Dean, Registered Dietitian (RD), Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist (LDN), a registered dietician on staff who assists patients with diet and exercise recommendations, as well as lifestyle changes before and after surgery. Heather can also help you learn more about vitamins and nutrition, so you’re more informed on what your body needs (and doesn’t need).
Whatever your situation, Dr. Hargroder and his staff create a treatment plan that meets your individual needs. If you’re interested in making changes and starting on your path to wellness, contact Dr. Hargroder’s office in Baton Rouge, Louisiana today.
Andrew Hargroder, MD
16851 Jefferson Highway, Suite 3B
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
Monday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
SUPPORT GROUP MEETS:
Third Wednesday of the Month, 5pm – 6pm