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



Fort Sanders Healthwatch 2017

Foothills’ 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.


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.

 

 


Gastric Bypass video
Click here to see how robotic Gastric Bypass is performed.

Click here to see how robotic Gastric Bypass is performed.

 

 

 


Fort Sanders HealthWatch Videos

 

Fort Sanders Healthwatch: Center of Excellence 2016

FS HWatch COE

Dr. Mark Colquitt,  Medical Director of the Fort Sanders Center for Bariatric Surgery and Foothills Weight Loss Specialists in Knoxville, TN announces that Fort Sanders has been accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), a joint program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

Check out the April 2015 Fort Sanders Healthwatch spot featuring Foothills’ bariatric surgeon Dr. Mark Colquitt.
FS Hlthwatch Colquitt April2015

 

 

 

Dr. Jonathan Ray of Foothills Weight Loss Specialists introduces the Fort Sanders Center for Bariatric Surgery in this Fort Sanders Healthwatch Segment.
Ray HWatch

 

 

 

 

Foothills surgeon Dr. Mark Colquitt talks about the issue of obesity in this Fort Sanders HealthWatch segment.  Click image to view.
Dr.Colquitt HlthWatch

 

 


Covenant HealthWise
Kitts lost 108 pounds within a year of her surgery. She has kept the weight off and continues to eat right and exercise.

Kitts lost 108 pounds within a year of her surgery. She has kept the weight off and continues to eat right and exercise.

Knoxville News Sentinel
East Tennessee Medical News

WBIR

Learn how conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure can be improved or resolved with bariatric surgery in our Fall 2014 commerical. Click image to view.

Foothills WBIR Sept spot - MDs

 

 

 

Some familiar Foothills faces can be seen in our Spring 2014 commercial spot. Click image to view.
Foothills commercial