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If you live in or around St. Petersburg and need assistance with permanent weight loss solutions, the Weight Loss Institute will provide answers to all of your weight loss needs. The Weight Loss Institute is supported by Dr. Kevin Huguet who is board-certified, fellowship-trained bariatric surgeon, and Kelly Range, a specialty-trained bariatric nurse practitioner.

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Kevin Huguet MD, MPH, FACS

Dr. Kevin Huguet is the Medical Director and founder of the Bariatric Program, practicing at MIIS Weight Loss Institute, an affiliate of Tampa Bay Surgical Group.





Pete Franklin Peterson, MD

Dr. Pete Peterson, MD is a board-certified general surgeon. His surgical interests include Advanced Endoscopy, Minimally Invasive General and Foregut Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery.

He completed his Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery with a focus on Advanced Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgery and Advanced Endoscopy.

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