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Introducing Doctors Specialists — Bariatrics and Surgical

After nearly 2 years of contract negotiations, we are excited to announce that we will be merging with a large hospital system known as Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) on February 1st. This merger will allow us to continue serving the Augusta and Dublin bariatric communities, just with added capabilities and resources. Although Live Healthy […]

2020 Year In Review: Bariatric Surgery Statistics

As the obesity rate continues to rise in America and in other parts of the world, the prevalence of bariatric surgery has significantly risen as well. We saw this especially in our own practice as we grew 30% in surgery volume even during the year of COVID-19. Dr. Jacome, Dr. Hill and I wanted to […]

My Journey From 600 to 230 Pounds: Josh Bounce

I had a Duodenal Switch on October 10, 2018. From the time I can remember, I have always been a heavier-set person. Growing up in Las Vegas with a lower-class family, eating healthy wasn’t a priority, and a lot of the time, the cheapest choice was all we could afford. So early on in life, […]
Live Healthy Md Weight loss Surgery

The Brand Edit: Our Mission to Change Lives

Live Healthy MD is a lifestyle and wellness brand with a mission to cure the disease of obesity and change lives. Over the last year, we have worked tirelessly to define and fine-tune our brand. And we wanted to share it with you all because we want all of our patients to understand our mission […]
My weight loss story_Crystal Hilton

My Weight Loss Story: Crystal Hilton

Growing up, I was always overweight. I don’t remember a time in my life when I wasn’t always the “fat one.” It was so hard to watch my two siblings and cousins play sports and enjoy “normal” childhood activities. I wanted to do those things so very badly, but because of my weight, I was […]
Bariatric Surgery Seminar

Announcing our Online Bariatric Surgery Seminar!

We are happy to announce that we are now offering a free online seminar for prospective patients! Our online seminar provides all the details a patient may need before having bariatric surgery, including more information about the procedures we perform, the risks, and the benefits of Bariatric Surgery. We also elaborate on all the requirements […]
Francisco Jacome, Bariatric Surgeon in Georgia

2019 Year In Review: Surgery Statistics

As the obesity rate continues to rise in America and in other parts of the world, the prevalence of bariatric surgery has significantly risen as well. Dr. Jacome, Dr. Hill and I wanted to take a look back at the last year that shaped our practice and added to our professional experience. This infographic displays […]
Live Healthy MD Christmas Card

We Wish You a Merry Christmas!

We weren’t able to send out a Christmas card this year, but we decided to make one anyways to share it with you all digitally on our blog! We hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas holiday! 
Bariatric Patient testimonial

My Weight Loss Story: Priscilla Post

My weight loss story began 7 years ago and I am still on it today. Since my surgery in April of 2012, I have struggled to lose the weight and keep it off. Many people will say that weight loss surgery is the easy way out, but I (along with the rest of the weight […]
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