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Bariatrics and Weight Loss

How Do I Begin

For more information
CALL (615) 284-2400

View the Online Seminar

 You can now receive your required education from the comfort of your home through our on-line seminar video.

View the Online Seminar 

Please click here to access our on-line seminar video. 

pdf Download our Patient Packet

You’ve finished watching the on-line seminar or you already contacted our Center at 615-284-2400. What should you expect to happen next?

What to Expect

Phone Call from Insurance Specialist within 48 hours to…

  • Explain your benefits coverage

    After viewing the seminar and submitting your telephone number and insurance information on the short form at the end of the seminar, you will be contacted within 48 hours by an insurance specialist. The specialist will explain your bariatric coverage to you. If you do not have bariatric coverage, discounted, self-pay pricing and financing options will be offered to you as an option to consider.

  • Set up new patient appointment

    The first appointment will take 60 minutes. During the appointment you’ll learn about our program steps, including what your insurance may requires. A medical history is taken, physical exam performed, and your surgical options will be discussed in depth.

Download New Patient Packet and Complete…

Kindly bring the new patient packet completed when you come to your appointment. If you do not have your packet completed, you must plan to arrive 30 minutes early to fill it out. If you don’t arrive early enough, we’ll have to reschedule your appointment to another day.

First Appointment...

  • You will first meet with our Physician Assistant, who will take a full medical history, perform a physical exam, and discuss in depth your surgical options with you.


  • If you are a candidate for surgery and wish to proceed to the next step, you will meet with TaKesha, our Patient Advocate. TaKesha is also a weight loss patient from our Center. She knows firsthand what a weight loss journey entails. You can view her video story by clicking on Success Stories. Her role is to work closely with you, holding your hand as she navigates your way through the program steps and the insurance requirements. Simply stated, she is your go to person and main contact at the Center. She will review your customized checklist with you which will have any insurance company requirements. She will also explain the program, its steps and set up any appointments. A projected surgery month will be discussed with you.

We understand this decision is an important one, and Midtown’s team is here for you!