Buckhead Bariatrics
Your First Step on the Road to a Healthier Life
Are you interested in exploring weight-loss surgery? The surgeons and caring
support staff of Buckhead Bariatrics can answer your questions and help you decide
if surgery is the right option for you. Located at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta,
Buckhead Bariatrics’ experienced staff has partnered with many Atlanta-area men
and women to achieve life-changing weight loss through bariatric surgery. Together,
we can help you take your first step toward a healthier life.

Join us for a Bariatric Seminar the 1st or 3rd Wednesday or the 3rd Saturday of each
month at Piedmont Hospital. Click
HERE to view our flyer.

What Is Bariatrics?
Bariatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the causes, prevention and
treatment of obesity. Bariatrics includes diet, exercise, and behavioral therapy
approaches to weight loss, as well as pharmacotherapy and surgery. At Buckhead
Bariatrics, our staff includes not only surgeons, but a registered dietitian and a
clinical psychologist to help you manage your weight over time, including issues like
emotional eating.

Why Should You Address Obesity?
Over time, obesity can contribute to serious health problems, including:
Heart Disease
Sleep Apena
Arthritis and Other Musculoskeletal Problems

Do You Know Your Body Mass Index?
Body Mass Index or BMI, helps determine if you're overweight or obese. Click HERE to measure your current BMI and see if you might qualify for bariatric surgery.

Are You Ready?
Call Buckhead Bariatrics at 404.350.7955 to make an appointment for a consultation
and take your first step toward a healthier life. You may be a candidate for weight-
loss surger if your Body Mass Index (BMI) is 40 or higher, or if your BMI is between
35 and 40 and you have an obesity-related condition (above). Explore our
Surgeries page to learn more about the procedures we perform, and call us if you
have questions.

Insurance Requirements
To find out more about insurance approval requirements for our bariatric surgical
procedures, please click
HERE. In addition, please print and fill out the forms listed
prior to your first appointment from our
Forms page.
Kevin McGill, M.D.

Kevin McGill, MD performs both
general and bariatric surgery
and is an active member of
Piedmont Hospital's medical
staff. His experience includes
gastric bypass surgeries, lap
band procedures and sleeve
gastrectomy. Dr. McGill is
passionate about ensuring that
each patient's unique needs
and challenges are addressed in
order to make your surgical
experience as successful as
Patient Testimonial

“Dr. McGill performed my surgery
in March 2011. I have lost 46
pounds as of May 12. He is both
professional and kind. His
bedside manner is the best I've
ever experienced. He is gentle
and soft-spoken.

“The worst part was dealing
with Aetna insurance and
waiting for approval. Both Dr.
McGill and his staff were very
patient and guided me through
the difficult insurance process.
Jackie, his dietitian, was great
and gave me a lot of good tips. I
am doing great, not to mention
that I have been healed of Type-
II diabetes! I would recommend
Dr. McGill and his staff to