Jonathan Adkins, MD, To Serve As Surgical Director for Baptist Nutrition and Bariatric Center

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

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Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Miss., announces Jonathan Adkins, MD, as the surgical director for Baptist Nutrition and Bariatric Center.

Dr. Adkins practices at Lakeland Surgical Clinic PLLC. He received an undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Ole Miss in Oxford and then attended the University of Mississippi Medical School in Jackson. He did a General Surgery Residency at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. He then completed his Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Adkins belongs to numerous organizations including the Mississippi State Medical Association, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. Additionally, he has completed the LINX Reflux Management System.

Along with being a member of several professional and scientific societies, Dr. Adkins has authored three different publications and given four presentations on various topics.

He previously served as the Chief of Surgery at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, Miss. and was the Secretary Treasurer of the Central Medical Society.


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