Due to Covid-19, we are not scheduling in person seminars. Rather, please watch our online seminar. Nutrition classes will be held via Zoom meeting. Please call Leslie Albers at 901-881-0602 for details about class or any other questions. We ARE currently scheduling patients for visits and surgeries and you can easily start the program by watching our online seminar.

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Leslie Albers, program manager, discusses the benefits of Weight Loss Surgery

January 9, 2018

Saint Francis Center for Surgical Weight Loss Receives National Quality and Affordability Recognitions

September 22, 2017

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee has recognized Saint Francis Center for Surgical Weight Loss with a Blue Distinction Center Plus designation in the area of bariatric surgery as part of the Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities demonstrate more affordable care in addition to delivering quality specialty care, based on objective measures that were developed … Continue reading

5000 Patients!

June 16, 2016

“It has been such a privilege to serve our patients over the last 13 years and it is very humbling to have just passed the 5000th patient mark. When we began this journey, I could not have imagined the changes we could help to make in thousands of people’s lives. My favorite part of the job is to hear the stories of how much the … Continue reading

What in the World?

April 27, 2016

Leslie Albers, Bariatric Program Director Can there really be more obese people on earth than underweight people for the first time in history?  According to a new study, the answer is YES. The problem of obesity that has been growing in the US is now being felt globally. What are the facts? 19.2 million men and women studied from 186 countries Significant changes in BMI … Continue reading

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Meatloaf Cupcake s- Adapted from SixSisterStuff.com Ingredients: Meatloaf 5lb lean ground meat (turkey, 96-98% fat free beef, chicken) 1 onion (finely diced) ½ cup carrots (finely diced) ½ cup celery (finely diced) 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried parsley 2 tsp minced garlic 1 cup low sugar ketchup 1 cup whole wheat bread crumbs 2 Tbsp of mustard 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce ¼ tsp … Continue reading

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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.