The Louisiana Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (LA-ASMBS) is dedicated to advancing the care of the bariatric patient in the state of Louisiana.
Through a statewide network of bariatric surgeons and associate members, LA-ASMBS is actively engaged in legislative efforts and advocacy focused on improving quality and access to care for Louisiana residents.
The LA-ASMBS promotes fellowship among the state’s bariatric providers as well facilitating the active interchange of ideas and best practices through educational events and annual meetings.
Sponsorship of public events is promoted as a way to increase public awareness of the problem of obesity in the state of Louisiana.
LA ASMBS seeks to enroll all bariatric providers in the state of Louisiana who meet the criteria for ASMBS membership, in order to speak with one voice for the patients of our state.