Minimally Invasive Institute of Surgery Weight Loss Institute 

MIIS Weight Loss Institute, located in St. Petersburg, FL is dedicated to the highest-quality care through minimally invasive techniques. At MIIS Weight Loss Institute, the physicians believe one of the most important aspects of a good relationship is trust. At MIIS Weight Loss Institute, the team is extremely honored and proud to provide the best weight loss care possible in a committed way to satisfied patients. In addition to the comprehensive surgical program, MIIS Weight Loss Institute also offers a Medical Weight Loss Program to help patients achieve their ultimate goals for a healthier life. MIIS Weight Loss Institute also has one of the most competitive self-pay surgical programs, making weight loss surgery more attainable for those with no insurance benefits. 

To aid in the growing bariatric program, MIIS Weight Loss Institute is excited to welcome their new associate, Dr. Peterson. Dr. Peterson earned his undergraduate degree from the University of North Florida. He spent one year at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville Florida working in the Alzheimer’s Research Laboratory prior to medical school. After attaining his medical degree from the University of South Florida, he met his wife and completed his general surgery residency at the University of South Florida. Dr. Peterson is enthusiastic and eager to help patients, and enjoys a plethora of home improvement projects, automotive mechanics, spending time with his wife and new baby boy. 

Dr. Kevin Huguet is the founder and director of the MIIS Weight Loss Institute.  He was born and raised right here in St. Pete and feels honored to be a leader in the medical community of his lifelong home. Dr. Huguet strongly believes that surgery is just one component of an entire lifestyle change for patients to achieve their weight loss goals.

Both physicians take pride in their patient care and look forward to serving those in the Tampa Bay area. 

2191 9th Ave N., Suite 270, St. Petersburg, FL 33713 | P: 727-357-6447 |