Why French Bariatric Surgery?

Dr. French and the team at French Bariatric Surgery understand that obesity and weight struggles are not only a medical issue, but a personal one. We understand because our team has been there and know how weight can affect every aspect of your life. We help by providing award-winning, customized care that ensures an excellent outcome, so you can live a happier and healthier lifestyle.

Comfort, Convenience, Ease & Education

  • We provide initial in-home consultations, and in-person and cell phone access so all questions are answered as you embark on your weight loss journey. Access to our team is a priority in our program.
  • Our medical staff are not only providers, but some have experienced our weight loss procedures firsthand. So, we can walk you through every step of the way.
  • We have a track record of excellent pre- and post-op care with our patients.
  • Our bariatrics offices are conveniently located in Metairie, Covington, and Slidell with four surgical facilities on the north and south shores.
  • Our no hassle appointments make it easy to see Dr. French and the team.
  • We strive for a paper-free environment which means no more cumbersome paperwork.

Technology, Training & Experience

  • Dr. French is fellowship trained in Minimally Invasive Surgery and specializes in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery (including Hernia and Anti-Reflux Surgery), Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgery and Robotic Surgery.
  • We use the latest technology to maximize results and ensure low complication rates.
  • Dr. French has performed weight loss surgeries on a diverse patient base including patients weighing over 600 lbs and those with serious medical problems including heart disease and kidney failure.
  • Our team has a collective experience of over 30 years of caring for bariatric surgery patients

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