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University Bariatric Center


University Bariatric Center is Tennessee's premier weight loss surgery center in Knoxville, TN.

If you’ve struggled with obesity most of your life…

…you know it is more than just a weight problem. It is a lifestyle problem. It is a self-esteem problem. Above all, it is a major health problem. In fact, clinically severe obesity—at least 100 pounds over ideal body weight—is classified as a serious disease.

University Bariatric Center at The University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN, is here to provide a comprehensive approach to the bariatric surgery process, which may be covered by your insurance. Our weight loss surgery options includelaparoscopic gastric bypass surgerylaparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LapBand) and Gastric Sleeves. In addition to our weight loss surgery options, University Bariatric Center compliments every surgery with pre-surgery counseling, HMR options for a healthier lifestyle, after-surgery information and counseling.

Our multidisciplinary team of consultants made up of surgeons, dietitians, exercise specialists and administrative staff will partner with you to provide a weight-loss program that addresses your individual needs and helps you maintain your weight loss.

To schedule your one-on-one consultation or for more information, call 865.305.WELL (865.305.9355).

Accreditation & Quality

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program awarded to the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

University Bariatric Center is a fully accredited center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.

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