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.
Designed to help individuals understand diabetes and other chronic illnesses, our nutrition counseling services provide simple strategies that help gain control of your health by focusing on diet, exercise and medication.
Medical Weight Management
Our weight management program offers dietary support through physician/nurse practitioner supervision. This program provides nutrition counseling and pharmacological treatment services as needed.
Baptist Nutrition and Bariatric Center offers two bariatric surgical options through Mississippi Baptist Medical Center (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 Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). This is the highest level of accreditation provided by MBSAQIP, which is a collaboration of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Additionally, MBMC is a Joint Commission-accredited medical center, and has won numerous awards for our quality of care.