Welcome to Arch Bariatrics of St. Louis

Our Mission

At Arch Bariatrics we understand each patient has unique challenges and goals in their fight against obesity. Our comprehensive weight loss program provides you an individualized and integrated multidisciplinary approach to help you reclaim back your healthy active life! 

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We Care!

As the leading surgical weight loss program in the St. Louis region, our approach is patient centric. We believe in patiently listening to understand so we can educate, guide and support every patient each step of the way in their weight loss journey. We believe knowledge is power and we strive to answer all your questions to your satisfaction. Our objective is to ensure each patient feels respected, involved and empowered to make an educated choice regarding their various treatment options.

Our Team

Dr. Chinnappan and his compassionate and experienced team members partner with each patient to provide the highest level of care. We appreciate that undergoing surgery is a life changing event and together, we ensure our patients have the right tools to assist them set realistic goals and achieve their targets in defeating obesity.

We are committed to providing all our patients the best positive experience wherever they may be in their weight loss journey through our comprehensive and customized individualistic approach. 

We take pride that Arch Bariatrics is a trusted name for surgical weight loss treatment in the St. Louis area and neighboring states.

MBSAQIP Accredited Center of Excellence Surgeon and Facility

In compliance with The American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery ( ASMBS) guidelines, our Center of Excellence (COE) Surgeon, Dr. Chinnappan performs all his surgeries and endoscopic weight loss procedures in accredited hospitals to provide safe and high- quality patient care. An accredited bariatric surgical center must follow a rigorous review process and standards of practice including reporting their outcomes to the MBSAQIP database.


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