John Groves, MD, FACS

Dr. John Groves, a native of Kentucky, began his college education at Alabama where he played football for Bear Bryant during his final season with the Crimson Tide. Dr. Groves returned to Kentucky where he received his undergraduate degree from The University of Kentucky. He received his Medical Degree from the Louisville School of Medicine and completed his General Surgery residency at Baptist Montclair and Baptist Princeton in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Groves is board certified in general surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, active in the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons and has served as Chief of Surgery at Marshall Medical Center South.

Dr. John Groves moved to Albertville in 1998 where he founded Surgical Associates of Marshall County. He has built the practice by providing excellence in surgical care for Marshall County and the surrounding areas. His practice includes traditional general surgery in addition to the advanced laparoscopic bariatric surgery procedures of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, ORBERA gastric balloon, and Overstitch, endoscopic suturing for bariatric revision.

In Dr. Groves’ down time, he enjoys playing golf, spending time with his kids, and actively participating in his church functions and hosting Life Groups.

To learn more about Dr. John Groves and his general and bariatric surgery practice, please call us at 256-840-5547 for Albertville patients or 256-571-8374 for Guntersville patients.

About Surgical Associates
of Marshall County

Destination Weight Loss is a comprehensive medical weight loss practice that uses the most advanced technology to help patients meet their weight loss goals through bariatric surgery and non-surgical methods. Our team of trained professionals includes licensed physicians and specially trained nurses that can provide emotional and practical support.

Together, we combine a small town, customer-friendly atmosphere with expertise in sophisticated bariatric surgery technology. We take pride in providing the personal attention you need and will walk with you every step of the journey toward your weight loss goals.

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133 Wall St.
Albertville, AL 35951
7938 Hwy 69 Ste. 120
Guntersville, AL 35976