A Healthier Lifestyle Starts Here


We believe every patient can achieve durable lifelong weight loss. Dr. Reginald Griffin, an Ocala native, is Fellowship Trained in Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery and Board Certified in General Surgery. Dr. Griffin offers surgical, endoscopic and medically guided weight loss options that are tailored specifically to each individual.

Reginald Griffin, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Training, Memberships, & Affiliation



American Board of Surgery - Board-Certitfied

American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery - Fellowship trained in bariatric surgery

Ocala Regional Medical Center - Affiliated, holds hospital privileges

Munroe Regional Medical Center - Affiliated, holds hospital privileges

West Marion Community Hospital - Affiliated, holds hospital privileges

St. Vincent's Medical Center, Jacksonville- Affiliated, holds hospital privileges

Shands Hospital, Jacksonville University of Florida

  • Attending Physician
  • Fellowship trained in Minimally Invasive General & Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery Residency
  • Served as Chief Resident

Saba University School of Medicine Netherland-Antilles - Alum

University of Florida - Alum

Bariatric Surgery Options

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass

Robotic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Lap Band Clinic

Upper Endoscopy

Revisional Surgery

Endoscopic Surgery

We encourage patients to stay in contact with your bariatric community by clicking above for the ObesityHelp website or by attending our complimentary, monthly postoperative support and education classes. We are proud of our highly intelligent and caring patient's and providers.


We are pleased to offer Prosper Healthcare Lending as the premier patient financing company.

Minimally Invasive General Surgery

Robotic Cholecystectomy with Itra-operative Cholangioram

Robotic Abdominal Hernia Repair

Robotic Inguinal Hernia Repair

Robotic Colorectal Surgery

Robotic Diagnostic Laparoscopy

Robotic Liver Biopsy

Robotic Lysis of Adhesions

Laparoscopic Appendectomy

Port-A-Cath

Minimally Invasive Hemorrhoidectomy

Screening Colonoscopy with Polypectomy

Lipoma Excision

Benign and Malignant Skin Excisions

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

Laparoscopic Celiac Plexus Block

Laparoscopic Gastrostomy/Jejunostomy