Francisco Jacome, Bariatric Surgeon in Georgia

Francisco Jacome, MD

Bariatric and General Surgeon

Dr. Francisco Jacome is a board-certified surgeon with over 15 years of experience in general and bariatric surgery. He was a partner of Live Healthy MD, which has since been acquired by HCA and now operates under the name Doctors Specialists – Bariatrics and Surgical. Dr. Jacome sees patients in Augusta and Dublin, Georgia.

About Francisco Jacome, MD

Clinical Expertise:
General surgery, advanced laparoscopy, robotic surgery, reflux disease, foregut disease, endoscopy, and bariatric surgery procedures to include the gastric bypass, vertical sleeve gastrectomy, and duodenal switch.

Bariatric Procedures Performed:
Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (Gastric Sleeve), Duodenal Switch, Gastric Balloon, Gastric Band, and Revisions and conversions of previous bariatric procedures. 

Credentials:
Board Certified by the American Board of Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Society of Laparoscopic Surgery, Robotic Surgery Coalition, and the Obesity Act Coalition.

Training Institutes:
Undergraduate and Medical degrees from the Catholic University in Ecuador, surgical training at East Tennessee State University, and Fellowship in Bariatric Surgery at the University of Miami.

Work Experience:
Once Dr. Francisco Jacome completed his residency and fellowship in 2012, he joined Live Healthy MD as a bariatric and general surgeon. During his time at Live Healthy MD, Dr. Jacome specialized in Gastric Bypass and Gastric Sleeve procedures. In 2021, Live Healthy MD was acquired by a large hospital system, HCA. Dr. Jacome now works as an employed physician of HCA under the practice name Doctors Specialists – Bariatrics and Surgical.

Outside of the Operating Room:
You can find me at the gym, working on side businesses related to health and wellness, or traveling to Ecuador to visit my family.

Other Bariatric Surgeons in Georgia

Augusta and Dublin, Georgia

Dr. Mike Blaney is a board-certified surgeon with over 20 years of experience in general and bariatric surgery. He is the founding physician of Live Healthy MD which has since been acquired by HCA and now operates under the name Doctors Specialists – Bariatrics and Surgical. Dr. Blaney sees patients in Augusta and Dublin, Georgia. 

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Monroe, Georgia

Dr. Donald Maynard is a board-certified bariatric and general surgeon with over 20 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Maynard specializes in general and bariatric surgery. He operates out of Piedmont Hospitals in Monroe, Athens, Covington, and Conyers, Georgia.

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Macon, Georgia

Dr. January Hill is a board-certified surgeon with over ten years of experience in general and bariatric surgery. She is a surgeon at Live Healthy MD and founded the practice in Macon, Georgia, where she operates out of Coliseum Northside Hospital. 

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Newnan and Stockbridge, Georgia

Dr. Roger Eduardo is a board-certified surgeon with over 10 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Eduardo is a general surgeon by trade but specializes in bariatric surgery. He is a practicing physician at Beltline Bariatric and Surgical Group and operates out of Piedmont Hospitals in Atlanta and Newnan. 

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