90% Practice is Bariatrics
Minimum Age of Patient is 15
Maximum Age of Patient is 65
Dr. Hargroder is a bariatric surgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgical techniques, and has successfully performed over 700 laparoscopic roux-en-y gastric bypass operations. He is one of the most experienced surgeons specializing in surgical weight loss methods in the area.
Board Certified General Surgeon
Board Certified Surgical Critical Care
University of Southwest Louisiana 1975-1979
University of New Orleans 1980
Louisiana State University Medical Center- M.D. 1985
Residency, LSU Department of Surgery, 1986-1990
American Society of Bariatric Surgery
American Burn Association
LSU Dept of Surgery - Outstanding First Year Resident
LSU Dept of Surgery - Outstanding Fourth Year Resident
LSU Dept of Surgery - Outstanding Fifth Year Resident
Jarrel Traveling Fellowship Award
Hargroder, A. G., Chappuis, C. W., Cohn, Jr., 1. "The Management of Portal Vein Injuries."
Hargroder, A. G., Beazley, R. M., Cohn, Jr., 1. "Charity Hospital Experience with Ductal Pancreatic Carcinoma."
Medical Director Baton Rouge General Burn Center since 1991
Surgery date set 2/1/11 VSG for me!!!!
FIRST IMPRESSION: VERY NICE, PROFESSIONAL OFFICE STAFF: VERYYYY FRIENDLY & SUPPORTIVE DISLIKES: NOTHING SO FAR... AFTERCARE: ? YET OVERALL RATING: AS OF INITIAL CONSULTAION, 8
My first impression of Dr. Hargroder was pretty simple. He came across as a no nonsense surgeon who knew his surgical procedures backward and forward and could answer any qestion I may pose. His surgical assistant, Holly, is the person I met with in the More...