Dr. Rachel L. Moore

Rachel Moore, MD


Rachel L. Moore, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Metabolic Surgeon and Obesity Medicine Specialist


Dr. Moore graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham and went on to complete her general surgery residency at LSU in 2002. She is board-certified in general surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Moore has chosen to focus on the treatment of obesity, specializing in advanced laparoscopic metabolic and bariatric procedures.

Dr. Moore is a Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS) and serves on the Access to Care Committee, as well as the National Insurance Committee. She is also the Louisiana State Medical Society representative to the Louisiana Health Care Commission, a division of the Department of Insurance in Baton Rouge.

Recently elected as Treasurer for the Louisiana state chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Moore provides regional leadership regarding advancements in the obesity treatment model. Additionally, she is the founding President of the Louisiana state chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. As the immediate past-president of that organization, she is currently serving as a member-at-large on the Board. She also is the co-chair of the national ASMBS State Chapters Committee.

Dr. Moore lives in New Orleans with her husband Michael, who is also a surgeon, and their 3 children.

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