About Us

Eastside Bariatric and General Surgery LLC (EBGS) was developed by Dr. Aliu Sanni and is focused on three difference aspects of his medical career including:


Our staff of dedicated professionals are here to help patients maintain and improve their health and to help grow the medical community through providing training for students.

Meet The Doctor

Aliu Sanni, MD FACS began his medical training in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England before coming to the United States. He completed his residency at SUNY Downstate in New York and his fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. He now lives in Gwinnett County where he prides himself on providing quality care and improving the lives of his patients.

A devoted husband and father that enjoys playing tennis and soccer in his spare time, Dr. Sanni holds many positions throughout the medical community and has a passion for patient healthcare.


As a premier surgeon, he practices general surgery regularly at Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville and Duluth, as well as Eastside Medical Center in Snellville.


He also has his own specialty practice focused on bariatrics where he has developed a comprehensive, complete program in Snellville. His staff and colleagues are dedicated to helping each of their patients succeed in their weight loss journey as they strive to take charge of their personal health.

As the Medical Director at Eastside Medical Center, he helps run the Department of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery for the hospital, which has received distinction as being a Medical Center of Excellence.


He also is dedicated to giving back to education. He’s an associate professor of surgery for Medical College of Georgia/Augusta University and a clinical professor of surgery for Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Georgia Campus. Dr. Sanni has also developed his own intern program at the request of several medical schools.

Eastside Physicians Plaza

1800 Tree Lane, Suite 350

Snellville, GA 30078

Phone: 770.559.0778

Fax: 770.559.0821