We take pride in all aspects of patient surgical education,
disease state awareness, and surgical options

Weight Loss Surgery in Mobile, Alabama

Welcome to Surgical Association of Mobile, 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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New Data Showing Walking Without Shoes May Be Beneficial

A recent study has shown that shoes, and especially those with a significant amount of padding, may actually be detrimental to the long-term health of our feet, ankles and musculoskeletal system in general. Of course, our feet are usually the …

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Excess Weight Seems to Be Correlated to Hospitalizations, Ventilators and Death In Covid Patients

Dramatic, but generally unsurprising information has come from the CDC recently regarding hospitalizations and deaths due to COVID-19. From very early on in the pandemic, it was clear excess weight was a significant risk factor for serious COVID complications. On …

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Dr. Forrest Ringold Performs Surgery for Virtual Audience of 1000+ Surgeons

Here at Surgical Association of Mobile we are blessed to have truly some of the best bariatric robotic surgeons in the US. Dr. Forrest Ringold was recently selected to demonstrate his robotically assisted gastric bypass for surgeons hoping to learn …

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