Robotic Surgery at FHWLS with Dr. Colquitt

Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons’s experienced surgeons, Dr. Mark Colquitt and Dr. Jonathan Ray, can perform bariatric surgeries using robot-assisted technology at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. Unlike the traditional bariatric surgery, the da Vinci...

Why You Need to Attend a Support Group

Many bariatric surgery patients know that in order to lose weight and keep it off, they have to change their eating and activity habits. However, big lifestyle changes like these don’t come easily for many people. Plus, bariatric surgery is a major life change...

Knox Woman Finds Success with Weight Loss Surgery

From Fort Sanders Regional Health & Lifestyles Three years ago, Whitney Copeland was at her heaviest weight: 318 pounds. Working as a medical assistant for a general and vascular surgeon, she is on her feet most of the day. She recalls experiencing difficulty...

Foothills Offers Duodenal Switch

If you are morbidly obese, your healthcare provider may recommend bariatric surgery. One procedure option for those who are morbidly obese is biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS). It’s a complex procedure that helps you lose weight by reducing your...