South MS Surgical Weight Loss Center

Dr. John Hall, M.D. Dr. Hall is a board certified general surgeon who is fellowship-trained in bariatric surgery, minimally invasive surgery, and robotic surgery. He has completed additional fellowship  training in minimally invasive surgery, bariatric surgery, and robotic surgery.  He is certified by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). He graduated from…

Dr. William “Pete” Avara, lll. Dr. Avara is a Board Certified General Surgeon, President of the MS Coastal Trauma Region, Director of Trauma Services at Singing River Hospital and the Principal Bariatric Surgeon with SMS. He is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and performed his residency in general surgery at…

Dr. Jason Payne Dr. Payne is a Board Certified General Surgeon with specialized training in robotic, minimally invasive, and bariatric surgery. He is a graduate of Millsaps College and completed medical school at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Payne is internationally recognized as a bariatric surgeon through the International Bariatric…