Success Stories

Through determination, commitment, and the help of our weight loss surgery team at Mid-Louisiana Surgical Specialists, patients from all over the Alexandria area have lost significant amounts of weight and are now living a much healthier lifestyle. Dr. James N. Parrish is an experienced bariatric surgeon who offers comprehensive weight loss programs designed to help patients achieve their goals safely and successfully. Our patients are excited to share their experiences and pictures of their new lives with others. We encourage you to read their stories and see how our weight loss programs have helped so many people turn their lives around and reduce serious risks to their health.

If you have any questions, or if you would like to schedule a confidential consultation with Dr. Parrish to talk about your weight loss treatment options, please contact us today.

Stephanie

Before After

Stephanie

Lost 50 lbs and Counting*

With Gastric Sleeve

My name is Stephanie Godwin Lachney, I am 40 years old, happily married, mother of 3 daughters and 1 grandson and I wa...

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*individual results may vary

Nikki

Before After

Nikki

Lost 50 lbs and Counting*

With Gastric Bypass

Two years ago, I decided to embark on the bariatric challenge. I was 27 years old and had reached 250lbs. and I was ve...

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*individual results may vary

Lee

Before After

Lee

Lost 130 lbs and Counting*

With Gastric Sleeve

This weight loss surgery is not only for ladies but also for men as well. I looked into WLS about 5 years ago, after m...

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*individual results may vary

David

Before After

David

Lost 75 lbs and Counting*

With Gastric Sleeve

My name is David Childers. I am a 53 year old male who recently underwent bariatric surgery (sleeve gastrectomy) with ...

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*individual results may vary

Rebecca

Before After

Rebecca

Lost 120 lbs and Counting*

With RNY Gastric Bypass Surgery

Hi. My name is Rebecca, I’m 40yrs old, a Mother of 7, a wife to a deployed Soldier, I work full time, and I had RNY...

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*individual results may vary

Colleen

Before After

Colleen

Lost 95 lbs and Counting*

With Gastric Bypass

When I started this journey twelve months ago I was nervous, I asked questions, I researched it, and of course I had t...

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*individual results may vary

Joshua

Before After

Joshua

Lost 128 lbs and Counting*

With Gastric Sleeve Surgery

I got my life back!!!!!

My name is Joshua Bordelon and I am 34 years old. I started my journey at 21 when...

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*individual results may vary

Kathy

Before After

Kathy

Lost 112 lbs and Counting*

With Gastric Bypass

Dr. Parrish and his staff are excellent and I highly recommend them to anyone considering any type of bariatric surger...

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*individual results may vary

Tony

Before After

Tony

My name is Tony Guillory and with the height of 5\' 8\" tall and weighing 265 lbs, I had become a miserable unhealthy ...

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*individual results may vary