Foothills Weight Loss Specialists
Foothills Weight Loss Specialists is the first surgical weight loss practice in the Knoxville area. Since 2002, we have helped more than 2,000 individuals lose a total of over 200,000 pounds – more than 100 tons – as a result of weight loss surgery.
As a bariatric surgery surgeons, we perform surgery for the treatment of obesity that helps to improve overall quality of life, as well as medical problems related to obesity such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, acid reflux, weight-bearing joint pain, and sleep apnea.
The Foothills Weight Loss Specialists office is located at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, home of the Fort Sanders Center for Bariatric Surgery.
Our surgeons, Dr. Mark Colquitt and Dr. Jonathan Ray, also perform bariatric surgeries at Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville.
Dr. Colquitt and Dr. Ray are both board certified by the American Board of Surgery and are members of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Click here to view the ASMBS Facebook page.
The mission of Dr. Colquitt, Dr. Ray, and our staff is to give you the tools to help successfully transform your life and health with bariatric surgery!
Fort Sanders HealthWatch
Check out the April 2015 Fort Sanders Healthwatch spot featuring our own Dr. Mark Colquitt of Foothills Weight Loss Specialists!
See the dramatic impact bariatric surgery has had on these individuals’ lives in this inspiring video from the ASMBS.
CLICK HERE to learn how weight loss surgery can improve or resolve many obesity-related conditions, outlined in our fall Foothills Weight Loss Specialists television commercial.
CLICK HERE to learn about the Fort Sanders Center for Bariatric Surgery in the September Healthwatch segment, featuring Dr. Ray.
CLICK HERE to view Dr. Colquitt talking about the problem of obesity in Fort Sanders’ July Healthwatch segment.