Baptist Nutrition and Bariatric Center

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Baptist Nutrition and Bariatric Center, part of Baptist Health Systems, offers a wide range of medically supervised programs that can help you reach a healthy weight, manage chronic diseases affected by your diet, and overall develop a healthier lifestyle.

Medical Weight Loss Programs

Baptist Nutrition and Bariatric Center utilizes a three-phase approach designed to help you reduce, adapt, and maintain a healthy weight. Our multidisciplinary staff includes physicians, nurses, dietitians and exercise specialists to monitor your progress throughout the program and ensure safe and effective weight loss. For more information about any of our programs, contact our office at 601-973-1624.

Baptist Nutrition & Bariatric Center is authorized to use the Ideal Protein® Weight Loss Method and Products. Get complete details about the plan on our designated Ideal Protein website,

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Bariatric Surgery

Baptist Nutrition and Bariatric Center offers two bariatric surgical options through Baptist Medical Center. Surgical options include laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Baptist provides free online orientation, patient education, a monthly support group and ongoing nutritional and medical services following surgery to support our bariatric surgery patients.

Baptist Medical Center is accredited as a Comprehensive Center for bariatric surgery by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), in partnership with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Additionally, Baptist Medical Center is a Joint Commission-accredited medical center with numerous awards for our quality of care, including HealthGrades™ America’s Top 100 for several surgical procedures. Learn more about our certifications and quality here.

Our medical director, Jonathan Adkins, MD, is widely experienced in bariatric surgery. 

If you are interested in bariatric surgery, please call to reserve your seat for our free orientation.

Learn more about bariatric surgery. 

Individual Nutrition Counseling

Individual nutrition counseling is available for people managing chronic conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal disease and many other health concerns. 

Learn more about Individual Nutrition Counseling.  

Fitness and Counseling Services

Baptist Healthplex offers locations in Jackson, Clinton and Madison, with personal trainers skilled in helping people of all ages and abilities successfully perform fitness routines that accomplish their desired objectives. They take into consideration any medical conditions that affect exercise, and help monitor progress.

Learn more about Baptist Healthplex. 

Our Location and Hours

1190 North State Street, Suite 204 (in the Medical Arts East building)
Jackson, MS 39202

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. • Thursday: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. • Friday: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.


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