Dr. David Rau completed undergraduate studies at Nicholls State University and went on to post graduate studies in medicine at LSU. He finished in 1984 and continued his residency at LSU affiliate hospital caring for patients through the LSU system. He gained vast experience in trauma and general surgery. Dr. David was also named outstanding Resident of the year for four of the five years and served as chief administrative Resident in 1988
- General and Thoracic/ Advanced Laparoscopic / Bariatric Surgeon International
- Federation for the Surgery of Obesity/American Society for Bariatric Surgery Member.