Eric Pinnar, MD

Jacksonville Weight Loss Center

Dr. Eric Pinnar is a highly experienced bariatric surgeon and has treated thousands of patients in his practice in Northern Virginia/ Maryland/Washington, D.C., and now at the Jacksonville Weight Loss Center in Florida. He has been focused on the newest and most advanced surgical procedures, specializing in the Lap-Band® since 2002. Dr. Pinnar is committed to reducing the risks and improving the weight loss outcomes of bariatric surgical patients and is involved in several pivotal research studies.
dr eric pinnar mdPioneer
Specializing in cutting edge and minimally invasive Advanced Laparoscopic and Endoluminal Bariatric Surgery, Dr. Eric Pinnar is a pioneer in bariatrics. He has been devoted to helping those suffering from obesity since his first years as a surgeon, and was instrumental in developing a bariatric surgical program during his training at the Guthrie Clinic in the late 1990s.

Successful Leader
Dr. Pinnar has founded multiple bariatric programs and holds leadership positions in several committees and programs. Additionally, he serves as faculty for multiple industry leaders, including Allergan and USGI Medical, as well as a clinical consultant to several companies focused on the research and development of the newest surgical instrumentation and technology.

Nationally Recognized
Recognized as a renowned speaker, Dr. Pinnar is invited to numerous speaking engagements at some of the most prestigious conferences focused on obesity and the treatment of obesity. He has also made multiple television appearances in both the news media and on several health focused television programs.

Highly Experienced
Dr. Pinnar has successfully treated thousands of obese patients in his clinical practice in the Northern Virginia / Maryland / Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area, and now in Jacksonville, Florida.

Innovative Researcher
Dr. Eric Pinnar is focused on research and development of emerging technologies. His compassion for the obese population drives him to study and develop more effective and safer medical and surgical treatments. Currently, his research interests include Laparoscopic Gastric Band surgery for the treatment of obesity in Adolescents and Laparoscopic Gastric Band surgery and Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy in “Low BMI” patients.

Professionally Connected
Dr. Pinnar is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Virginia Bariatric Society, as well as the Medical Society of Virginia.

Award Winning
Dr. Pinnar was awarded the Venable Merit Scholarship for outstanding academic achievement at Hampden-Sydney College and was honered with membership to Alpha Chi Sigma, a National Chemistry Honor Fraternity. In addition, he earned the position of Chief Surgical Resident at Guthrie Clinic.

You can contact Dr. Pinnar at the Jacksonville Weight Loss Center or by calling 904-399-4004.