Society all too often views obesity as a character flaw. Clearly, the medical literature says otherwise. Genetics and Hormones play a major role in an individual's weight and weight loss surgery is the only proven method to overcome those factors.
Dr. David Hargroder, MD is a bariatric surgery doctor who practices in Joplin, MO. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Hargroder is affiliated with Mercy Hospital Joplin.