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Bariatrics and Weight Loss


The Next Step Toward A Healthier Life

Your weight has a significant impact on your health and overall quality of life. Being overweight makes it difficult to maintain an active lifestyle and can hinder your ability to do the things you love. When dieting and exercise aren’t enough, it may be time to consider weight-loss surgery.

Weight-loss surgery, also referred to as bariatric surgery, currently provides one of the most effective therapies for diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, arthritis, asthma, acid reflux, infertility, and high cholesterol.

Find out more about Surgical and Medical Weight Loss at one of our hospitals:

Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital    Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital

Our highly trained surgeons at the Saint Thomas Medical Partners Center for Surgical and Medical Weight Loss at Saint Thomas Midtown and Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital Bariatric Center can often restore the health of those who struggle with obesity.

Call (615) 284-2400 to take your first step toward a healthier life.

Motivated to Change

Nothing Shall Be Impossible


In 2012, TaKesha Anderson got sick and tired of being sick and tired. Weighing 256 pounds, she went to see Bariatric Surgeon Dr. George Lynch at the Center for Surgical & Medical Weight Loss at Saint Thomas Midtown. Her life would never be the same. Read more at nothingshallbeimpossible.com


“I’ll never go back. Everything has changed for me. I really like my life now.” Randy Sutton used to weigh 311 pounds. Today he weighs 164 pounds. Read more at nothingshallbeimpossible.com


Rose Marie underwent a Gastric Bypass procedure and began a healthy diet. She was able to lose 162 pounds and gain a new love for life. Rose Marie now boldly says "Everyday I thank God for where I am today." Read more at nothingshallbeimpossible.com