Dr. Forrest Ringold, MD FACS FASMBS

Dr. Forrest Ringold is a board-certified general surgeon specializing in bariatric surgery, hernia surgery and surgical treatment for GERD or chronic acid reflux. Dr. Ringold was recently designated to lead the robotic epicenter at Infirmary Health in Mobile, Alabama. As an epicenter designated surgeon, he trains surgical teams from all around the United States and the world in advanced robotic surgical technique.

Dr. Ringold practices at Surgical Association of Mobile, a pioneering surgical practice that has many surgical firsts to its name. Indeed, Dr. Ringold was the first surgeon in the world to use the novel Synchroseal device from Intuitive Surgical.

Contact Info

Mobile Infirmary

Phone: (251) 433-2609

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3 Mobile Infirmary Cir. Suite 211
Mobile, 36607

Springhill Medical Center

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3715 Dauphin St.
Mobile, 36608

Procedures Performed

  • Bariatric Revisions
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder)
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • Hernia Repair
  • Robotic Surgery


  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Insurance Accepted

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  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Fellow, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS)


  • Medical School: University of South Alabama Medical School
  • Residency: General Surgery, University of South Alabama Medical Center

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