Alabama Weight Loss Surgery
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Dr. Schmitt

Lee Schmitt, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Lee Schmitt is a Leeds, Alabama native and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Alabama. He received his M.D. Degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine and completed his Internship and Residency training in General Surgery at UAB in 1995. The world renowned and comprehensive surgical program at UAB included training under bariatric surgery pioneers Dr. John Gleysteen and Dr. Charles Breaux. Dr. Schmitt is Board Certified and his practice is dedicated solely to bariatric surgery.

When Dr. Schmitt is not working, he enjoys a wide variety of activities. He is a beekeeper and a pilot. A former drag racer, he still has his Buick Grand National and was an WERA amateur national champion on his Suzuki GSXR 750 superbike. He enjoys his tractor more these days. Dr. Schmitt is a member of the Church of the Highlands.

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