Michael W. Blaney Bariatric Surgeon M.D., F.A.C.S.
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14 yr Experience

15 yr in Bariatrics

19 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

10 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

95% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 14

Max Age of Patient is None

Adjustable Gastric Band

Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch

Laparoscopic Greater Curvature Plication



Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

Edward Boland
Bariatric Physician

  • About Me

    Dr. Michael W. Blaney received his undergraduate degree at the United States Military Academy, West Point and his medical degree at Emory University. He went on to complete his surgical training at Eisenhower Army Medical Center and spent the next four years in the Army as a staff surgeon at Fort Benning, Georgia. Dr. Blaney is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is an active member and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons. He has special interests in advanced laparoscopy, endoscopy, weight loss surgery and reflux disease.

    In the bariatric field he offers a wide variety of surgical options ranging from LapBand, Realize Band, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Doudenal Switch and Revisional procedures. Through the bariatric program, he helps guide patients in making an informed decision about which surgery may work best for them.

    The bariatric office, Live Healthy MD, is the only comprehensive weightloss program in the region with surgical and non-surgical weightloss specialists, nutritionists, psychologists, and exercise personnel.  The office is a modern facility with education classroom space, a 2000 sf patient only gym and an 18000 sf memebers exercise facility with modern equiptment.  Please visit the web site www.livehealtymd.com for more information.

    Come visit an informational seminar hosted the every Thursday of each month, for dates and times click on "support groups and seminar" table above. Anyone is welcome to stay after the seminar for the Augusta Weight Loss Support Group to talk with other patients and gain support.

    Please direct any questions or to setup a consultation by calling the office at Live Healthy MD at 706-922-0440 or Click Here to visit our website.

    Thank you and Live Healhty.

  • Latest Reviews See all 82 reviews
    avatar Dottie71203 on Dec. 13, 2016

    I can't even begin to explain how DR. Blaney has changed my life, as well of the life of my family! He has done surgery on 4 people that live in my home. He has gone above and beyond my expectations in so many More...

    avatar BlueEyed1 on Dec. 13, 2016

    My first impression of Dr. Blaney was that he was one of the most caring and compassionate doctors that I had ever talked to about my weight. I had always been made to feel shamed by other doctors that I had previously attempted to talk More...

    avatar MrsKelley2015 on Dec. 13, 2016

    Dr. Blaney is the greatest. I could not have imagined trusting my life with any other surgeon, but him. He made this process simple and put my mind at ease with any fears. I thank God for Dr. Blaney and would highly recommend him.

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