Dr. Michael Blaney is a surgical weight loss physician at Live Healthy MD, Augusta and Dublin. He received his undergraduate degree at the United States Military Academy and his medical degree at Emory University. He went on to complete his surgical training at Eisenhower Army Medical Center and spent the next four years in the Army as a staff surgeon at Fort Benning, Georgia. Dr. Blaney joined Live Healthy MD in 2003. Dr. Blaney is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is an active member and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons as well as the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Currently, Dr. Blaney is the medical director of the Trinity Bariatric and Weight loss Center. He has special interests in advanced laparoscopy, endoscopy, bariatric surgery, reflux disease, and foregut disease.