Tennessee

Best Bariatric Surgeons in Tennessee

According to data from the 2018 survey, Tennessee is home to 6.77 million people, a 0.804% growth from the previous year. The median salary of Tennessee residents is $52,375. The median age of the residents is 38.9 years. In 2014, the per capita personal healthcare spending in the state was $7,372. This was a 3.74% increase from the previous year. Medicaid spending per enrollee was $5,677, while private health insurance spending per enrollee was $4,680. Per enrollee, Medicare spending on personal healthcare was $10,371 between 2013 and 2014. Tennessee has a 1,382:1 ratio of patients to primary care physicians. If we compare to the neighboring states, the ratio is extremely good in Tennessee. Missouri, North Carolina, Kentucky, Georgia, Arkansas, Alabama, and Mississippi have the comparatively higher patient to clinician ratios. In Tennessee, this ratio represents a 0.145% increase from the previous year.

Adult obesity rates across different counties of Tennessee ranges between 23.9% to 41.3%. The county with the highest adult obesity rate, i.e. 36.8% to 41.3% is Hardeman county.

In terms of health coverage, Tennessee has a fairly high ratio of uninsured individuals at 9.51%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of uninsured individuals in the state grew by 5.16%. Approximately 12.4% of the population in Tennessee did not visit a doctor in 12 months due to cost. 12.9% of the population has non-group health insurance coverage, 17.2% are on Medicaid, Medicare covers 12.3% of the population, 2.18% are on military or VA coverage and finally, employer health insurance coverage is available to 46% of the population.

BEST BARIATRIC SURGEONS Tennessee
2021
Top Bariatric Surgeons:

Tennessee Weight Loss Surgery

Our mission is to connect you with the leading bariatric surgeons locally in Tennessee. We've hand-picked the top Bariatric Surgeons in the Tennessee, Memphis, and Nashville.

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  • 1. Education
    We list only the most qualified bariatric professionals who have accreditations, awards, and licensing.
  • 2. Experience
    Vast surgical experience in laparoscopic bariatric surgery and general surgery is a must.
  • 3. Empathy
    Surgeons with the professionalism and empathy to provide the best service to those seek obesity treatments.

DR. PATRICK THOMAS DAVIS, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Davis, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with a specialization in bariatric surgery. He is highly skilled in minimally invasive surgeries..

MRMG SURGERY 1222 Trotwood Avenue Suite 305 Columbia, TN 38401

Dr. WAYNE J. ENGLISH, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. English, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon and an Obesity Medicine doctor with more than 25 years of experience. He is a Bariatric/Weight..

Vanderbilt Weight Loss Center Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks 719 Thompson Lane, Suite 22200 Nashville, TN 37204

DR. DAVID N. DYER, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr.Dyer, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 20​ ​years of experience. His surgical skills include - Laparoscopic LAP-BAND,..

Centennial Center for Weight Management 2200 Murphy Ave Nashville, TN 37203

DR. HUGH HOUSTON, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Houston, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon and a Bariatric Surgery specialist, with more than 24 years of experience. He has an expert in..

Nashville Weight Loss Solutions 2200 Murphy Avenue Nashville, TN 37203

DR. ROBERT WEGNER, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Wegner, MD, FASMBS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 15 years of experience. He handles on an average 400 weight loss cases..

Saint Francis Center for Surgical Weight Loss 6005 Park Avenue, Suite 1010B Memphis, TN 38119

DR. GEORGE WOODMAN, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Woodman, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 22 years of experience. He is skilled in advanced laparoscopic..

Midsouth Bariatrics 6029 Walnut Grove Road Suite 100 Memphis, TN 38120