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About Our Weight Loss Surgery Program


If you’re considering weight loss surgery, consider Saint Francis Center for Surgical Weight Loss. Our experienced, multi-disciplinary team consists of highly trained weight loss surgeons, a nurse practitioner, medical assistants, patient advocates, and dietitians has helped over 5000 people lose weight, maintain their weight loss, and regain their health. We provide a sensitive and comfortable environment to help ensure long-term success.

Mission Statement

Our mission is provide excellent and personalized care for patients desiring weight loss surgery. We strive to help you achieve a realistic goal weight, a positive attitude about your health, and to improve the quality of your life.

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The Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery

Weight loss surgery can help you successfully reach a healthier weight and reduce your risk of developing health complications associated with obesity. Weight loss surgery serves as a tool to assist you in weight loss. Many of the benefits of weight loss surgery are related to improvement in other medical conditions as a result of the weight loss. Conditions such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), sleep apnea, and high cholesterol may be resolved or improved after surgery.

Additional benefits include:

  • Restore your health,
  • Regain your confidence
  • Realize your weight loss goals
  • Really enjoy your life

Our patients also describe to us an improved quality of life and the ability to participate in activities that were too difficult prior to their weight loss.

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Top 10 Bariatric Mistakes, are you being responsible?

Leslie Albers, Bariatric Coordinator Many post op patients struggle with making the changes necessary to be successful long term.  Many say that the surgery “failed them” and yet they are not taking vitamins, drinking water, and avoiding carbs. Even if you have early success, down the road these 10 things will derail you: Drinking with meals:  This washes food out of your pouch and then … Continue reading

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This (These) testimonial(s) reflect results achieved by this (these) patients. As each case must be independently evaluated and managed, actual weight loss will vary.

This surgery is designed for those with a body mass index equal to or greater than 40, or equal to or greater than 35 with serious co-morbidities.

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The Saint Francis Center for Surgical Weight Loss is proud to serve patients from: Brownsville, TN; Dyersburg, TN; Hernando, MS; Jackson, TN; Jonesboro, AR; Olive Branch, MS; Southaven, MS and West Memphis, AR from our location in Memphis, TN.