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Chattanooga, TN Bariatric & Gastric Surgery


Although it is true that obesity can increase the risk of a health problem, it is also true that Chattanooga, Tennessee obesity help including Lap Band® surgery can reduce this risk or even improve currently existing problems. After many advances, bariatric surgery like gastric bypass surgery in Chattanooga, TN is even safer and potentially more effective than before. For example, unlike an earlier procedure, gastric banding keeps the individual’s digestive system in-tact by using a gastric band instead of modifying the stomach and/or intestines. If you have been diagnosed with or have a family history of diabetes, high cholesterol, joint disease, high blood pressure, or another problem, you might want to ask your Chattanooga bariatric doctor if weight loss surgery is a good idea for you. If you have a Body Mass Index higher than 50, your surgeon might elect to perform biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch.

Medical centers and services in the Chattanooga area – including Hamilton county, Marion county, and Rhea county – include Memorial Hospital, East Ridge Medical Center, Healthsouth Chattanooga Rehabilitation Hospital, Erlanger Health System, and various others.

Prior to Chattanooga weight loss surgery, why not visit some of the area’s tourist attractions. Among your options are Audubon Acres, Chattanooga Zoo, the African American Museum, or the Chattanooga Nature Center. For a bit of history, ride the Coolidge Park Carousel, which was built in 1894 or visit the Chattanooga Choo Choo train. There is also the Hunter Museum of American Art, various caverns to explore, and Tennessee Riverwalk.

Bariatric Surgeons in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Click here to view all of the Bariatric and Gastric surgeons near Chattanooga, TN.

Bariatric Surgeon
2525 Desales Ave
Chattanooga TN 37404
Bariatric Surgeon
The Weight Management Center 2525 Desales Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Bariatric Surgeon
721 Glenwood Drive Suite W-550
Chattanooga, TN 37404


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