We reviewed all the Bariatric Surgeons serving the greater Memphis area, and picked the top picks based on experience, education, and empathy.

Memphis had a population of 0.65 million according to the 2018 survey. According to a ranking, Memphis is the most obese "large" community – areas with populations above 1 million people – with 31.9% obesity among adults. With a sedentary lifestyle becoming too common, adult obesity rates are rising alarmingly.

The cost of bariatric surgery can be significantly reduced when covered with insurance. Yet, only when certain specific conditions are met, insurance covers the procedure. The cost of the surgery in this region largely depends on the type of procedure and how long you’re required to stay under supervision. It may range between $17,000 to $30,000 in Memphis.

Tennessee residents can expect to pay an average of $221.84 per person* for a basic major medical individual health insurance plan. Prices will vary and premiums can be lower if you are in good health.

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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.

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Memphis Weight Loss Surgery

Our mission is to connect you with the leading bariatric surgeons locally. We've hand-picked the top Bariatric Surgeons in the greater Memphis area based on our three phase methodology. Also, consider nearby bariatric surgeons in 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. Must have the necessary practical experience for

3. Empathy

Surgeons with the professionalism and empathy to provide the best service to those seek obesity treatments.

Bariatric Surgery FAQs

The first few weeks of the recovery period, patient diets will typically consist entirely of liquids, before moving onto soft foods and eventually solid foods.

The cost of your procedure will depend on factors such as insurance coverage, patient location, and the specific procedure involved. If you want to learn more about the cost of bariatric surgery in Tennessee, click here.