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About Aliu O. Sanni, MD, FACS

About Dr. Sanni

About Dr. Sanni

Aliu Sanni, MD, FACS, is a Bariatric and General Surgeon of Eastside Bariatric & General Surgery, located in Snellville, Georgia.

Dr. Sanni began his medical training at Newcastle Upon Tyne in England before coming 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. Additionally, he is the Medical Director of Eastside Medical Center for Comprehensive Weight Loss Surgery. He now lives in Gwinnett County where he prides himself on providing quality care and improving the lives of his patients.

He opened Eastside Bariatric & General Surgery as his own specialty Bariatrics practice, where he has developed a comprehensive, complete program in Snellville. His aim is to open doors to better health through counseling, corrective surgery, and procedures while putting patients’ needs first. His staff and colleagues are dedicated to helping each of their patients succeed in their weight loss journey as they strive to take charge of their personal health.

He also is dedicated to giving back to education. He’s a Clinical Professor of surgery for Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Georgia Campus and an Associate Professor of Surgery for Medical College of Georgia/Augusta University. Dr. Sanni has also developed his own intern program at the request of several medical schools.

Dr. Sanni stays up to date on the latest advancements in his field and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

A devoted husband and father that enjoys playing tennis and soccer in his spare time, Dr. Sanni holds many positions throughout the medical community and has a passion for patient healthcare.


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

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

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    "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."

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    "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."

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    "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."

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    "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
1800 Tree Lane, STE 350
Snellville, GA 30078
Phone: 201-565-0876
Fax: 770-559-0821

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