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Eastside Bariatric & General Surgery

Aliu O. Sanni, MD, FACS

Bariatric & General Surgery & GERD/Reflux Specialist located in Snellville, GA

Where Quality Care is key

Same day appointments available



The Surgeon

About Dr. Sanni

Aliu Sanni, MD, FACS, is a Bariatric and General Surgeon at Eastside Bariatric & General Surgery, located in Snellville, Georgia.  He commenced his medical training at Newcastle upon Tyne in England before relocating to the United States. He completed his Residency at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University in New York and his Fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

Aliu Sanni is the Medical Director at Piedmont Eastside Medical Center for Comprehensive Weight Loss Surgery where he prides himself on providing high-quality care and enhancing the well-being of his patients.  Aliu’s vision became a reality with the establishment of Eastside Bariatric & General Surgery.  The practice is committed to transforming lives through comprehensive bariatric care in Snellville.   Patients are made aware of and empowered towards a lifestyle and prioritizing individual needs through counseling, corrective surgery, and innovative procedures.

Aliu Sanni alongside his committed staff and colleagues, is devoted to guiding each patient towards success on their weight loss journey, fostering a supportive environment where personal health takes center stage.  He is also deeply committed to education and serves as a Clinical Professor of Surgery at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Georgia Campus and an Associate Professor of Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia/Augusta University. Responding to the need for hands-on learning, Dr. Sanni has initiated his own internship program.

As a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Dr. Sanni remains at the forefront of his field, continuously integrating the latest advancements into his practice.

Outside of medicine, he cherishes his roles as a devoted husband and father, finding joy in playing tennis and soccer in his leisure time. Dr. Sanni's multifaceted involvement in the medical community reflects his unwavering dedication to patient-centered healthcare.





Mission statement

Welcome to Eastside Bariatric and General Surgery LLC (EBGS), where quality care is key.  Health is the door to a better future.  At EBGS, we provide the key to that door by providing quality care to our patients.  Care that is backed by dedication, intensive training, compassion and an understanding of positive outlook for our patients.  We are opening doors to better health through counseling, corrective surgery and procedures while putting our patients needs first.



We accept all insurances except for Kaiser Permanente. Please contact the office if you have any questions regarding insurance or payment options.

Anthem BCBS
Assurant Health
Care Credit
Cigna Health Spring
Oxford (UnitedHealthcare)
Peach State Health Plan
United Healthcare


Words from our patients

  • Google

    "I was nervous about gastric sleeve since it was my first surgery ... but everything went smooth and had no complications."

    LO S.
  • Google

    "At this clinic, each patient receives excellent, comprehensive care whether it be for general surgery or starting the bariatric process. "

    Emily T.
  • Google

    "I really can't say enough great things about EBGS; other than if you're on the fence about coming in, take that leap of faith."

    Darwin M.
  • Google

    "Love this doctor. The best experience. My weight loss was and is so successful."

    Sharon J.
  • Google

    "The care I received is second to none. They explained the surgery in detail, they answered all of my questions and there were many LOL & they made me feel at ease."

    Nikki D.
  • Google

    "Having bariatric surgery was the best decision of my life, and I couldn't have made a better choice than Dr. Sanni and the team at Eastside."

    Mike B.
  • Google

    "I have regained my life, energy and health. I feel like a new person! I would recommend Dr. Sanni to anyone that is considering bariatric surgery."

    Brooke M.


Eastside Bariatric & General Surgery
2085 McGee Road
Snellville, GA 30078
Phone: 201-565-0876
Fax: 770-559-0821

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