West Georgia Physicians

John M.  Allen, MD

Surgery, Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery, Obesity, Medical Weight Loss

Dr. Allen  completed medical school at Mercer University.  After finishing his general surgery residency at MHU Medical Center in Savannah, he moved to Greenville, South Carolina, to complete a fellowship in advanced GI & bariatric surgery.  In addition to providing general surgical procedures, Dr. Allen specializes in complex hernia repair, bariatric surgery and anti-reflux surgery.  

Dr. Allen and his wife, Mary Kate, are originally from Thomaston, Ga. They have two daughters and live in LaGrange.

WellStar Medical Group General Surgery & Bariatrics

300 Medical Drive
Suite 707
LaGrange, GA 30240

(706) 880-7320 Tel
(706) 812-2640 Fax


WellStar Medical Group General Surgery & Bariatrics (Columbus)

860 Brookstone Centre Parkway
Suite B
Columbus, GA 31904

(706) 321-2050 Tel


Medical School

Mercer University School of Medicine, Savannah, Ga., 2012


Department of General Surgery, Memorial University Medical Center, Savannah, Ga., 2017


University of South Carolina, Greenville, Minimal Access and Bariatric Surgery, 2018

Joined Medical Staff



Overall Outstanding Resident of the Year – Memorial University Medical Center, Mercer University School of Medicine, 2014



Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery


Medical Weight Loss