W. Jay Suggs Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS, FASMBS
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11 yr Experience

11 yr in Bariatrics

11 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

9 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

90% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is 70

  • About Me

    Dr. Suggs is a board-certified, Center of Excellence bariatric and general surgeon who performs a variety of bariatric surgical procedures including the laparoscopic gastric bypass, vertical sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, distal gastric bypass for the super-morbidly obese, and revisional bariatric surgery. In addition to his subspecialization in bariatric surgery, Dr. Suggs has an interest in anorectal disorders as well as all areas of general surgery.

    Dr. Suggs has been in practice 10 years and is a native of north Alabama, residing in Decatur with his wife and 3 daughters. He graduated from UAB Medical School after receiving degrees in biology and chemistry from Emory University, after which he completed his general surgery residency at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and completed a fellowship in bariatric surgery at the University Medical Center- Princeton in New Jersey.

    Dr. Suggs has published articles on bariatric and colorectal surgery, and is active in teaching medical students and surgical technology students. He is currently an associate professor of surgery at UAB (Huntsville campus) as well as an adjunct assistant professor with the School of Osteopathic Medicine- Arizona. Dr. Suggs also serves on overseas medical mission's trips.

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  • Latest Reviews See all 31 reviews
    avatar TopherCarter on Oct. 29, 2013

    Dr. Suggs was not the first surgeon I had consulted with about my WLS...but he was the last. After my brother and his wife were treated by him, I felt he could be the right surgeon for me. The second I met his staff More...

    avatar jsnanaisme on June 8, 2013

    My first visit with Dr. Suggs set any fears to rest. He answered all my questions and was very easy to understand. He and his staff was always available and concerned every step of the process of being approved and now after my surgery. I More...

    avatar sherry2006_ on Feb. 18, 2013

    Dr Suggs did my gastric bypass sugery in aug 2006 in decatur.I was so desperate and obese with a four month old suprise at 41 years of age i had a baby girl. weighing a whopping 338 pds I was wondering how in this More...

  • Location
    Huntsville, AL 35801
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