Expert care tailored to your needs.
The Bariatric & Metabolic Center is a comprehensive weight-loss center serving South Georgia. We are dedicated to improving the health of our community through a collaborative and compassionate approach to weight management. We strive to provide our patients with the best weight management options available as well as the most current surgical techniques.
We believe in partnering with each individual patient to develop a safe and effective weight management strategy specific to their needs. Our multidisciplinary team and global approach address nutritional, medical, physical and behavioral obstacles to achieving your weight-loss goals so that we can better serve you in this life-changing endeavor.
We are an Emory Healthcare Network Affiliate
Coffee Regional Medical Center established the bariatric service line in collaboration with Emory Healthcare. Throughout development, our clinical staff was supported by the Emory Healthcare team. As an affiliate of the Emory Healthcare Network, we are able to provide our patients with enhanced bariatric care, close to home.
- Simpler access to Emory Bariatric Center resources when needed.
- Collaboration with Emory Bariatric physicians on complex cases.
- Telemedicine opportunities for patients with Emory nutritionists.
- Telemedicine opportunities for patients with Emory psychologists.
Emory Healthcare Network Affiliates collaborate with Emory on quality and safety initiatives to improve care locally.
Our main clinic is located on the campus of Coffee Regional Medical Center in Douglas, Georgia. To make care more convenient, we will have a satellite office in Waycross, Georgia, as well.
Our team of specialty-trained professionals includes a bariatric surgeon, physician assistant, nurse navigator, nutritionists, psychologists and exercise/wellness experts.
One of the best ways to learn about successful weight loss and the Bariatric & Metabolic Center experience is to hear it from those who have taken the journey.
Take the First Step
The hardest part of most journeys is taking the first step. Your weight-loss journey won’t be without challenge, but it can be without regret. Find resources here to help you get started.
Am I a Candidate?
Weight-loss surgery is not for everyone. Health evaluations will help determine if you are a candidate.
Learn how to get started on your weight-loss journey and if surgical treatment is right for you.
Attend a Seminar
Deciding to have weight-loss surgery can be life changing. Attend a free, informational seminar to learn more.