Obesity is about more than extra pounds. It's a complex medical problem that requires a serious treatment plan.
The Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Weight Management Center is among a handful of weight loss clinics nationwide to offer comprehensive medical weight loss and surgical weight loss programs in one location.
Our weight loss surgery program has been recognized as an accredited Comprehensive Center with Obesity Medicine Qualifications by the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Our bariatric surgeons are some of the most highly regarded in the field and perform the following surgeries:
- Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
- Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
- Duodenal Switch
- Single Anastomosis Duodeo-Ileal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy
We also offer Medical Weight Management, which includes two tailored programs that help patients make key lifestyle changes that lead to weight loss and improved overall health. These program options include:
Why Choose the Weight Management Center?
If you need to lose weight, you know there is no easy, one-size-fits-all approach to successful weight loss. That's because everyone struggles with weight for different reasons.
At the Weight Management Center, we start with people, not pre-written diet and exercise plans. Whether you choose weight loss surgery or our medical weight management program, our expert team of bariatric surgeons and weight loss specialists tailor the programs to your needs with customized nutrition plans, exercise development and counseling.
Your weight management team is available for lifelong support.
We Put Patients First
The Weight Management Center offers full-service weight loss clinics that prioritizes our patients' experience and convenience. Getting the help and support you need should not add to your struggle. We make it easy. Our weight loss clinics offer:
- An on-site Nutrition Shop
- Exercise physiologists, psychologists, counselors and dietitians on-staff who specialize in working with weight loss clients
- An on-site gym with the latest strength and cardio equipment that is available by appointment only, for a more personalized, private workout experience
Compassionate and Specialized Staff
Every member of our team has experience and special training in the clinical management of obesity. From our bariatric surgeons and nurses to our weight loss specialists, dietitians and therapists, every staff member has an important role to create personalized treatment plans and deliver compassionate care.
Our weight loss specialists are led by Dr. Jamy Ard with our Medical Weight Management program and Dr. Fuzz Fernandez, a bariatric surgeon, with our Weight Loss Surgery program.
Weight Management Center - Country Club is located in Winston-Salem but also serves surrounding areas.