Andrew Hargroder, M.D.

Dr. Andrew Hargroder is a bariatric surgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgical techniques, and has successfully performed over 2000 weightloss surgery procedures. He is the most experienced surgeon specializing in surgical weight loss methods in the area.

  • Center of Excellence Surgeon - Certified by the American Society For Metabolic And Bariatric Surgery
  • Board Certified General Surgeon
  • Board Certified Surgical Critical Care
  • University of Southwest Louisiana
  • University of New Orleans 1980
  • Louisiana State University Medical Center- M.D. 1985
  • Internship 1985-1986
  • Residency, LSU Department of
    Surgery, 1986-1990
Professional Organizations
  • American Society of Bariatric Surgery
  • American Burn Association
  • Medical Director Baton Rouge General Burn Center 1991-2008
  • 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


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July 20, 2017: Heather, our registered dietitian, will be reviewing Chapter 3: Nutrition of The Success Habits of Weight Loss Surgery Patients by Colleen Cook. Thursday July 20th from 5-6pm at our office.
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