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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Better Workouts After Bariatric Surgery

You are now on your weight loss journey and have begun making it a priority to get in a daily workout.  Some think that you’re accomplishing a successful workout routine if you go to the gym and sweat.  Wrong! It …

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SAMPA’s Surgeons are 2022 Nappie’s Finalists

It’s NAPPIE TIME!  With great excitement, we are happy to share that Dr. Barry Ballard, Dr. Forrest Ringold, and Dr. Jeff Hannon have been nominated for Best Weight Loss Doctor – Surgical and Dr. Barry Ballard and Dr. Forrest Ringold being nominated as Best …

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Should You Have Bariatric Surgery for an Orthopedic Procedure?

Many patients suffering from obesity may experience debilitating chronic pain in their joints known as osteoarthritis. Our joints are made from bones that are not meant to rub against each other. The smooth movement in our joints is due to …

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Dr. Jeff Hannon
Jeffrey K. Hannon
Dr. Dan Lane
Daniel R. Lane
Dr. Forrest Ringold
Forrest G. Ringold
Dr. Dusty Smith
Dusty F. Smith
Dr. Barry Ballard, Jr.
Barry D. Ballard, Jr.
Dr. Gregory Quatrino
Dr. Gregory Quatrino
Timothy W. Mansour