Weight Management and Wellness Center
Our bariatric program offers all options for weight loss including nutrition therapy, behavior modification, medication and surgery. We aim to help each patient meet his or her weight loss and fitness goals with an individualized plan and multidisciplinary approach.
Conditions We Treat
Research shows that weight-loss treatment can improve or resolve obesity-related health conditions. We care for a wide range of weight management needs, including:
- Overweight and obesity
- Metabolic disease
- Type 2 diabetes
- High blood pressure
Our bariatric team includes:
- Nurse practitioners
- Exercise physiologists
We collaborate with primary care providers and other specialists including cardiologists, endocrinologists, gastroenterologists, rheumatologists, and more.
Obesity has long-term effects on your overall health and quality of life. Although diet and exercise can aid in weight loss, sometimes it isn’t enough. The National Institutes of Health has recognized bariatric surgery as an additional tool for weight loss.
We offer laparoscopic surgical weight loss options, including:
- Gastric sleeve
- Gastric bypass surgery
- Duodenal switch
For your first appointment, you can expect to meet with one of our physicians and an insurance specialist to learn more about the procedure, and our approval process. You will also be given details about the educational seminars required as part of the insurance approval process.
Our bariatric surgeons operate at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital and Methodist University Hospital.
UTMP Weight Management and Wellness Center participates in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, a national program that ensures the highest standard of quality in Bariatric Surgery.
Our team works with each patient to develop an individualized weight loss plan that might include diet, exercise, medication or behavioral therapy. You can expect to meet monthly with our specialists for assessment and to ensure you are meeting your weight loss goals.
More InformationUTMP Weight Management and Wellness Center
57 Germantown Ct., Suite 204
Cordova, TN 38018
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery