Bariatrics is the medical specialty of weight control. It is derived from the Greek word "baros", which means weight. A bariatrician is a licensed medical doctor who is qualified to practice Bariatric medicine. Georgia Bariatrics is Dr. McBarron's private medical practice.
If you are looking for a weight loss center in Columbus, Georgia, then you have come to the right place. Through Georgia Bariatrics, you will reach and maintain your desired weight goal. Dr. McBarron is highly trained and skilled in orchestrating your weight loss program. She first became a registered nurse, moving on to a Bachelor's degree in nursing, a Bachelor of Science in Biology, and finally obtaining her Medical Doctorate. Dr. McBarron is surrounded by a staff of medically competent nurses and para-professionals. Many of her staff have overcome their own weight problems and can help you with yours. On behalf of all of us here at Georgia Bariatrics, WELCOME!
We are proud of Georgia Bariatrics and know you have made the best choice! Here is why:
BARIATRICS (bar-i-at riks) [G. Baros, weight, +iatreia, medical treatment]. The branch of medicine or surgery that deals with the management (prevention or control) of obesity and allied diseases.
- Steadman's Medical Dictionary 26th Edition