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‘No Regrets’ Bariatric Patient Chooses Quality Over Quantity

From Fort Sanders Regional Health & Lifestyles Rex Veach, a quality representative/engineer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, decided a lifetime of yo-yo dieting was enough. So he chose quality over quantity, turning to Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons to lose excess pounds and control his voracious appetite. “I’ve been in […]

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Shaping Summer

Fort Sanders Regional Health & Lifestyles Carrying an extra 100 pounds on your body is literally a heavy burden to bear. For Summer Martin, the health problems that came as a result of that extra weight made bearing that burden even harder. “I was on two blood pressure medications. I had been diagnosed with high […]

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He Shed, She Shed: Knox Couple Take Bariatric Route to Healthier Life

News from Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center He said he wanted “a second chance at life.” She said she wanted a family. Together, Caleb and Danielle Neeley are on their way after surgeries by Jonathan Ray, MD, a bariatric surgeon at Fort Sanders Center for Bariatric Surgery and Foothills Weight Loss Specialists in Knoxville. Since […]

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Get to Know Bariatric Surgeon Jonathan Ray, MD

Q: Where are you from and where did you attend medical school? A: I am from Thibodaux, Louisiana, and I attended LSU Medical School in New Orleans. Q: What types of bariatric surgery do you offer to patients? A: At Fort Sanders Regional, we perform Sleeve Gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Lap Band and the Loop […]

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