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Weight Loss Surgery in Mobile, Alabama – SAMPA

Welcome to Surgical Association of Mobile, P.A. where our goal is to exceed your surgical patient care needs. Founded in 1973 by Dr. Lamar Snow, Surgical Association of Mobile has been providing the Mobile, AL community, Gulf Coast, and surrounding neighbors the best surgical care available for over 40 years. Surgical Association of Mobile P.A. consists of six board certified general surgeons, combining to form over 90 years of surgical expertise. We are leaders in Laparoscopic and Robotic, General Surgery and Weight Loss Surgery, including the gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy/gastric sleevegastric banding and the Intragastric Balloon.

We take pride in all aspects of patient surgical education, disease state awareness, and surgical options and we hope that you find our site informative and easy to use. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
Our practice has been certified as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence since 2006.  Being a Center of Excellence demonstrates the commitment to quality surgical care for bariatric patients by our surgeons and staff.

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Our Procedures

Our Surgical Association specializes in laparoscopic, robotic and open general surgery including:

  • Adrenal
  • Breast
  • Cancer
  • Colon
  • Gallbladder
  • Hernia
  • Reflux
  • Spleen
  • Stomach
  • Thyroid/Parathyroid
  • Weight Loss
  • Adrenal
  • Colon
  • Gallbladder +
  • Hernia
  • Reflux
  • Spleen
  • Weight Loss

News & Events

Traveling on A Bariatric Diet
August 8, 2018

One of the hardest parts of post bariatric surgery life is sticking to your diet and exercise regimen while traveling. Many post-op professionals and avid vacationers must develop habits of eating well when tempted by new and exciting restaurants and … Read More

Body Image Considerations after Bariatric Surgery
July 26, 2018

Many post-bariatric surgery patients suffer from a distorted view of their body, which can, in turn, cause serious psychological difficulties after surgery. Body image issues cannot be corrected immediately, to be sure. After all, obesity didn’t occur overnight, and the … Read More

Bariatric Surgery for Those Suffering from Type-2 Diabetes or GERD
July 15, 2018

Bariatric surgery is primarily a disease improvement and resolution procedure. In other words, weight loss is simply a secondary benefit. So, it is very important the decision to undergo bariatric surgery be predicated upon a patient’s unique medical circumstance, including … Read More

When Laparoscopic Surgery Isn’t the Best Option
June 28, 2018

Modern surgery has benefited from the advent and refinement of the laparoscopic or minimally invasive approach. Minimally invasive procedures offer several benefits including less pain, less blood loss, smaller scars, a shorter hospital stay and a quicker recovery. As a … Read More

GERD Q&A with Dr. Jeff Hannon
November 14, 2017

Today, we sit down with Dr. Jeffrey Hannon to discuss some frequently asked questions about Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD, also known as chronic acid reflux and heartburn. Q: Why Does GERD Occur? Dr. Hannon: Typically, chronic acid reflux or … Read More

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November 18, 2013

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Dr. Steve Weinstein
L. Steve Weinstein
M.D., FACS
Dr. Jeff Hannon
Jeffrey K. Hannon
M.D., FACS
Dr. Dan Lane
Daniel R. Lane
M.D., FACS
Dr. Forrest Ringold
Forrest G. Ringold
M.D., FACS
Dr. Dusty Smith
Dusty F. Smith
M.D., FACS
Dr. Barry Ballard, Jr.
Barry D. Ballard, Jr.
M.D.