Press Releases and News


Mississippi Institute of Weight Loss Surgery Announces the Opening of Gulf Coast Aesthetics

Presbyterian Hospital and Southeast Bariatrics Offer LAP-BAND® Treatment Option to New Population of Patients

Presbyterian Hospital Huntersville and Southeast Bariatrics Use the da Vinci Si Surgical System to fight obesity epidemic

Dec 6, 2011 the FDA has sent out warning letters in regard to the lack of success and potential patient harm regarding treatment with HCG (the latest "fad" treatment in weight loss that does not work).

March 19,2012 - Dr. Donald Balder, Incisionless Weight Loss Surgeon and Lap Band Specialist joins the WhyWeightTeam of Surgical Specialists of Louisiana and Mississippi opening office in Gulfport, MS!

September 1, 2016 - Dr. Donald Balder, Laparoscopic Weight Loss Surgeon Specialist opens as Mississippi Institute of Weight Loss Surgery with focus on the Gulf Coast (Louisiana and Mississippi)
Offices in Gulfport, MS, Hattiesburg, MS, and Slidell, LA.

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