Baptist Memphis Weight Loss Center

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity is a common, serious and costly chronic disease affecting adults and children alike. Obesity is also associated with other diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke and some types of cancer.

Since 2006, Baptist Memphis Weight Loss Center has been dedicated to using advanced, innovative techniques and specializing in minimally invasive surgery options to treat weight loss and improve patient outcomes. At Baptist Weight Loss Center, our team of medical experts includes the center’s medical director, Dr. George Woodman, who specializes in complex laparoscopic surgeries and has completed more than 12,000 to date; and Dr. Daniel Fore with Baptist Medical Group who also specializes in minimally invasive, robotic surgery techniques. Both surgeons are certified in the da Vinci® Surgical System.

Why should you choose the Baptist Memphis Weight Loss Center?

Baptist Memphis Weight Loss Center has achieved the following distinctions for high quality and safe care:

MBSAQIP - Weight Loss AccreditationAccredited as a comprehensive center for bariatric surgery by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). This is the highest level of accreditation provided by MBSAQIP, which is a collaboration of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

BlueCross Blue Shield Blue Distinction+ Center for Bariatric SurgeryDesignated as a BlueCross Blue Shield Blue Distinction+ Center for Bariatric Surgery. This designation recognizes health care facilities and providers for their expertise and efficiency in delivering specialty care.

Aetna Institutes of QualityDesignated by the Aetna Institutes of Quality® that recognizes health care facilities based on the number of surgeries performed, success rates, rate of complex conditions, hospital readmission rates and cost-effective care.

Meet the Baptist Memphis Weight Loss Center surgeons

Dr WoodmanGeorge Woodman, M.D., Medical Director
Baptist Memphis Weight Loss Center
6029 Walnut Grove Rd., Suite 100
Memphis, TN 38120

Dr Daniel ForeDaniel Fore, M.D .
Baptist Medical Group-Bariatric and General Surgery
6027 Walnut Grove Rd, Suite 203
Memphis,TN 38120-2127