Bariatric & 
Metabolic Institute

Pennington Biomedical
Research Center

6400 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808


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At the Bariatric & Metabolic Institute, we understand that obesity is a disease that is influenced by many factors and we are uniquely qualified to deliver the most effective treatment.  Our obesity medicine physicians are board-certified specialists with extensive training in scientifically proven treatments for obesity. Pennington scientists studied and developed the DASH diet, and the center serves as an unparalleled resource for the most current proven weight loss methods. We are dedicated to using the best tools available for healthy and sustained weight loss.

  • Comprehensive health evaluation

  • Body composition analysis

  • Tested and proven diet and nutrition plans

  • FDA approved medications

  • Customized exercise plans

  • Lifestyle coaching

  • Mental health support

Our team will combine the right set of tools for you.  Personalized plans will be developed for individuals who are seeking surgical weight loss procedures and medically supervised weight loss, utilizing a team of expert physicians, nurse practitioners, dietitians, psychologists, and exercise physiologists.  We will continue to monitor your progress and make changes in your treatment throughout your weight loss journey.

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