Bariatrics and Weight Loss

​ Rose Marie Augustine
Rose Marie Augustine, Gastric Bypass Surgery
“Of course I want to live!” Rose Marie Augustine was bound by her weight, but after Gastric Bypass Surgery she found a way to free herself and live again. Read more about Rose achieving the impossible at

​ Randy Sutton
Randy Sutton, Gastric Bypass Surgery
“I’ll never go back. Everything has changed for me. I really like my life now.” Randy Sutton used to weigh 311 pounds. Today he weighs 164 pounds. After full gastric bypass surgery, Randy Sutton lost the equivalent of a whole person. Read more at
Often referred to as bariatric surgery, these operations are performed to produce weight loss. But metabolic surgery does far more than help patients lose weight.

Metabolic and bariatric surgery currently provide one of the most effective therapies for diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, arthritis, asthma, acid reflux, infertility and high cholesterol. Such operations performed by one of our highly trained surgeons at the Saint Thomas Medical Partners Center for Surgical and Medical Weight Loss can often restore the health of the morbidly obese individual by the correction of abnormal metabolism.

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Saint Thomas Medical Partners Center for Surgical and Medical Weight Loss
Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital
2021 Church Street, Suite 104
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Telephone: (615) 284-2400
Fax: (615) 284-4644
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Saint Thomas Rutherford
1840 Medical Center Pkwy.,
Suite 405
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
TelePhone: (615) 396-4965
Fax: (615) 396-5700

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