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The Staff at French Bariatric Surgery

Jamie Zepeda

Jamie is our head medical assistant. She has been with the practice for more than 12 years and is a fantastic resource for our patients.  In addition to being a pivotal employee Jamie is also a patient!

Kim Hendricks

Kim has been the Bariatric Coordinator at Southern Surgical Hospital since its inception in 2005. As part of the team, Kim is here to help teach and support you through every step of your journey.

 

Beth Bacon

Beth is our practice manager. She is the glue that holds the office together and has been with us since the founding of our practice in 2000. 

Danielle Pearse

Danielle is in charge of the patient advocate division.  This is a group of employees whose main responsibility is communicating with patients and helping with insurance approvals. 

 

Jodie Trainor

Jodie is responsible for updating insurance authorizations as well as assessing for any needs after discharge from the hospital.  She has been the Case Manager at Southern Surgical Hospital since 2005.

 Dr. French and French Bariatric Surgery is in partnership with Surgical Specialists of Louisiana and WhyWeight.com.