Led by board-certified, robotically trained bariatric surgeon Dr. Dennis Fernandez, Alabama Bariatric Institute employs a staff of dedicated professionals who want to help you achieve your weight loss and health goals.
We understand that losing weight and keeping it off is difficult. It not only harms your health, but your quality of life and the way you feel about yourself. Our clinic is on the forefront of providing metabolic surgery for fighting the diseases of diabetes and obesity.
Dr. Fernandez is a board certified robotic and bariatric surgeon. Using the da Vinci® robot, Dr. Fernandez set the record of performing 100 robotic cholecystectomies (gall bladder removals) in 2013. He was the first surgeon in Alabama to reach this milestone. He currently performs robotic gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, appendectomies, cholecystectomies, and complex abdominal hernia repairs. He is amongst the first surgeons in the United States and the first surgeon in Alabama to perform robotic complex hernia repairs including abdominal wall reconstruction.