Dr. Hargroder is a bariatric surgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgical techniques.
Recognized as one of the top 15 national bariatric leaders by Newsweek magazine and as a Center of Excellence surgeon by the U.S. Surgical Review Corporation, he is a graduate of LSU Medical Center, is a member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery and the American Burn Association, and is Board Certified in Surgical Critical Care.
He is also an instructor/proctor for training physicians nationally and internationally in bariatric surgical procedures having helped train over 200 bariatric surgeons.
Dr. Hargroder has dedicated his practice to the treatment of obesity, and has successfully performed over 2,000 weight loss surgery procedures.
Dr. Hargroder is a Board Certified General Surgeon with certifications in Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass, Band, and Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy procedures.