Expertise: Alabama Bariatrics, the office of W. Jay Suggs MD FACS FASMBS is a comprehensive weight loss surgery clinic located in Decatur and Madison. In addition to offering the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, the laparoscopic gastric bypass, and laparoscopic adjustable gastric band, Dr. Suggs also does the nonsurgical Orbera intragastric balloon. Surgery is performed at Crestwood Medical Center and Huntsville Hospital, with minor outpatient surgery and endoscopy performed at Med Surg in Decatur. The Orbera intragastric balloon is done as a quick, outpatient endoscopic procedure at Med Surg in Decatur, as well as in Huntsville. Dr. Suggs has done over 1,500 bariatric operations and has had multiple publications. Although Dr. Suggs enjoys teaching medical students including being the director of the Huntsville campus of ACOM, his first love is improving the lives and health of people through bariatric surgery.