Discover the Top Bariatric Surgeons in Tennessee with our hand-picked list.

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.

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6029 Walnut Grove Road Suite 100 Memphis, TN 38120

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Woodman, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 26 years of experience. He is skilled in advanced laparoscopic surgeries. He has performed over 12000 bariatric surgical procedures. His area of expertise includes – Sleeve Gastrectomy, Lap-Band, Gastric Balloons, and Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass procedures. Dr. Woodman is located in Memphis, Tennessee.

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

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Wegner, MD, FASMBS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 19 years of experience. He handles an average of 400 weight loss cases per year and specializes in bariatric surgery, laparoscopic gastric sleeve, and converting laparoscopic gastric bands to gastric bypass with only one surgery. Dr. Wegner is located in Memphis, Tennessee.

Nashville Weight Loss Solutions 2200 Murphy Avenue Nashville, TN 37203

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Houston, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon and Bariatric Surgery specialist with more than 28 years of experience, currently serving the greater Nashville, Tennessee area. He has an expert in robotic gastric bypass surgery and placing the ORBERA® gastric balloon endoscopically. He is skilled in the management of Gastroesophageal reflux disease.

719 Thompson Ln #22200, Nashville, TN 37204

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Spann, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 10​ ​years of experience. His surgical skills include – Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Foregut Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, and General Surgery. Dr. Spann is currently practicing in Nashville, Tennessee.

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

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. English, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon and an Obesity Medicine doctor with more than 34 years of experience. He is a Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery specialist and is skilled in various weight loss surgeries and obesity medicine. Dr. English is based out of Nashville, Tennessee.

393 Wallace Road Suite 301, Building A, Nashville, TN 37211

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Davis, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with a specialization in bariatric surgery, serving the greater Nashville, Tennessee area. He is highly skilled in minimally invasive surgeries of – gastrointestinal tract, hernia surgery, robotic surgery, bariatric surgeries.

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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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Our Selection Criteria:

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.

Bariatric Surgery FAQs

Yes, patients will typically be required to start pre and post-operative diets for bariatric surgery.

Bariatric surgery can get pricey, however, the exact price will depend on factors such as insurance coverage, patient location, and the specific procedure involved. Click here to learn more about the cost of bariatric surgery in Tennessee.

Extensive exercise should be avoided for the 2-6 week recovery period after surgery. You should talk with you doctor to discuss an agreed upon recovery timeline.