Obesity can be devastating to both your health and your self-esteem. How far would you go to lose weight? At the Weight Management Center at CHI Memorial, we’ll make sure you go only as far as you need. We offer effective surgical and nonsurgical solutions, all in a comprehensive program that will make sure you lose weight. By providing the physical, emotional and spiritual support needed for weight loss success, we help you keep the pounds off—ensuring a better, healthier future for both you and your loved ones.
Explore the most advanced weight-loss options available today.
The Surgical Weight Management Program at CHI Memorial is a Center of Excellence, as deemed by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. To earn and maintain this designation, our program underwent an extensive series of site inspections by the Surgical Review Corporation, during which processes were closely examined and health outcomes were rigorously collected. This means that you have access to some of the most effective weight-loss surgery options in the region, as well as a highly trained medical staff that truly cares about helping you lose weight.
For patients who are dangerously overweight, we offer multiple effective weight loss procedures, including:
Jaime Ponce, M.D., is medical director of CHI Memorial Weight Management Center and has been practicing bariatric surgery since 1998. He has extensive experience with gastric bypass, laparoscopic adjustable gastric band, gastric sleeve procedures, and endoscopic procedures like the intragastric balloon and revisional surgeries. For more information about Dr. Ponce visit CHI Memorial Metabolic and Bariatric Care’s website at www.ChattanoogaBariatrics.com or call (423) 899-1000.
CHI Memorial's non-surgical weight loss option includes appointments with a registered dietitian and Licensed Clinical Social Worker. The Licensed Clinical Social Worker supports you in managing the personal and social changes required to sustain a lifestyle change. The Registered Dietitian will discuss your health goals and will work with you to develop a personalized weight loss plan. For more information, call (423) 495-2256.
Don’t compromise on weight loss.
Contact us today to see how we can help you lose weight effectively and help change your life for the better. Trust CHI Memorial to provide you with the latest and most successful weight-loss options available, delivered with compassion and complete support.
For more information about weight management programs or seminars, call (423) 495-2245 or toll free 1-866-313-2244.
Jaime Ponce, MD, Joins CHI Memorial Medical Group
Dr. Ponce has been practicing bariatric surgery since 1998. He works with each person to develop the best plan for long-term weight loss success, leading to better overall health.> learn more