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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.

For more information

Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital
CALL (615) 284-2400

Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital
CALL (615) 396-4965

Our board certified surgeons at the 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.

I Want My Life Back

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

Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital
Phone: (615) 396-4965
Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital
Phone: (615) 284-2400


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 Takesha's Story.