Surgeon's Group of Baton Rouge

Vance L. Albaugh, MD, PhD

Vance L. Albaugh, MD, PhD, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgeon

Medical School: Penn State University College of Medicine

Internship: Penn State University College of Medicine

Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center. General Surgery

Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic, Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery

Certifications and Accreditations: In addition to being certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Albaugh has completed extensive scientific training, earning his PhD in the physiology of metabolism, with emphasis on control of body weight and diabetes.

Special Interests: Albaugh's research interests include the investigation of the mechanisms of weight loss surgery, identification of patients who benefit most from surgical weight loss, as well as investigation of other lifestyle, dietary and medical treatments for weight loss and diabetes.

More About Dr. Albaugh

He serves as Assistant Professor of Metabolic Surgery at Pennington Biomedical Research Center and Louisiana State University, as well as an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans.Dr.

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