Foothills Weight Loss865-984-3413

    Welcome to 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 2,200 individuals lose a total of over 200,000 pounds – more than 100 tons – as a result of weight loss surgery.

    To learn more download our Bariatric Surgery Guide (PDF)

    We perform surgery for the treatment of obesity to improve health and overall quality of life. Many obesity-related conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, acid reflux, weight-bearing joint pain, and sleep apnea are improved or resolved following bariatric surgery.

    MBSAQIP - Accredited Center Seal (2015)Foothills Weight Loss Specialists is affiliated with the Fort Sanders Center for Bariatric Surgery in Knoxville. Fort Sanders is accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.

    Our Surgeons

    Dr. Mark Colquitt and Dr. Jonathan Ray are 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. Our mission is to give you the tools to successfully transform your life and health with bariatric surgery!

    Fort Sanders Healthwatch

    Dr. Mark Colquitt explains how the accredited Fort Sanders Center for Bariatric Surgery program is helping patients improve their lives and health for the long run.

     Learn why bariatric surgery is a safe, efficient solution for people with obesity in these videos from the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery.


    Time to Act on Obesity!

    This video explains why obesity is a biological response to the modern environment and how surgery can change your body’s metabolic “set point” in a way dieting simply can’t.

    Alcoa Office

    We are now seeing patients by appointment at 205 Corporate Place in Alcoa. Call our main office for an appointment at (865) 984-3413.

    WEB-PremierSurgical_wStar_Expertise_Color_VertBFoothills Weight Loss Specialists is a division of Premier Surgical Associates.