About BMI

Who is BMI?

Our physician, Vishnu Subramani M.D., is both board certified in Internal Medicine and Obesity medicine through the American Board of Obesity Medicine www.abom.org. He brings in years of experience in dealing with patients that have struggled with obesity and weight management.

Our Director of Health & Wellness, Shawn Taylor, is an AFAA certified personal trainer with well over 20 years of combined experience with personal training and dealing with clients looking to change their body composition. With all our programs and services, BMI has done all the leg work and focuses solely on YOU

What is the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute (BMI)?

BMI is the premier medically supervised as well as non-medically supervised weight loss institution in Southeast Missouri.

BMI has done comprehensive research to bring patients state of the art diagnostic and treatment programs for Obesity, Weight Management, Advanced Hormonal Testing and Treatment, Resting and Advanced Metabolic Testing.

BMI uses cutting edge technologies like the DEXA Scan, RMR, VO2/CO2, and Genetic Testing just a name a few.


After Engaging with BMI, your Transformation process begins with any one of these select Programs and Services

Comprehensive, Customized, Complete physician supervised Weight Management Programs

Comprehensive non-physician supervised programs

BMI Jumpstart Program

Genetic Obesity and Nutrition Testing

Know your genetic makeup

BMI Complete Nutrition Program

Customized FItness and Behavior Modification Programs

Medicare-Based Obesity Program

Sarcopenia Evaluation and Treatment Program

Advance Hormone Testing and Treatment Program

BMI Gut Check

Resting Metabolic Rate and Advanced Metabolic Testing

Food Addiction Treatment Program

In-Residence Weight Management Program

Highly Discreet Group Programs for Accountability

Accountability is a mainstay for our programs