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Erlanger Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Why Choose Erlanger Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery?

Our nationally-accredited center offers comprehensive surgical and non-surgical options to help patients achieve positive, life-long weight loss. From the moment you enter our program, our focus is on education, support, and creating an individualized treatment plan to bring success in beating the disease of obesity.

Watch our Medical Director, Dr. Chris Sanborn, talk about why patients should consider Erlanger.

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More about Erlanger Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Meet Our Team

Expertise and support from a world-class team that includes leading bariatric surgeons, dietitian, life coach, nurses, and navigators.

Patient Education

Learn more about the two important classes our clients will take in preparation for their weight-loss journey.

Support Groups

Virtual meetings cover a range of topics to provide the support and knowledge you need for on-going success.


Answers to frequently asked questions about weight loss options

Surgical Solutions

Surgery can be a great option for patients who have tried medical or primary care weight loss approaches without success.

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Your weight loss journey begins with our interactive, weight-loss education event. Attend in-person or online for your convenience.

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Stay up-to-date: our monthly email newsletters include information on support groups, online webinars, health tips, recipes and more!


Erlanger stands apart as a regional center for surgical and non-surgical weight loss solutions

Because we can help. Our nationally-accredited center offers a range of surgical options to help patients achieve positive, life-long weight loss.

The Change You Want
The Change You Want

Our patients report significant health improvements, with some able to discontinue or reduce prescription medications.

Quality You Deserve
The Quality You Deserve

Our program meets rigorous standards as an accredited Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP).

Support You Need
The Support You Need

Our focus is on education, support, and creating an individualized treatment plan that meets your weight-loss goals.

Patient Stories

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Robert Lost 172 lbs on His Journey to Ironman

In 2013 Robert weighed 425lbs and was taking nine medications. Gastric sleeve surgery performed by Dr. Chris Sanborn helped him lose 172 pounds—and regain vibrant health.

Shari lost 90 lbs with Erlanger’s Bariatric Program

Shari lost 90 pounds—and improved her health—through the Erlanger Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Program.

Antonio had to lose weight before he could receive the kidney he needed

Antonio couldn't get on the list to receive the kidney he needed until he lost a significant amount of weight.