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The decision to lose weight is yours to make.

Whether you need a small nudge in the right direction or a long-term plan and personal attention, we’re here for you. See all the resources we have available for services ranging from exercise and diet to weight loss surgery.

CoxHealth Bariatric and Metabolic Surgical Institute understands that bariatric surgery is a lifelong commitment and offers a variety of support services to help patients before, during and after their procedures. Our board-certified surgeons specialize in bariatric surgery and are members of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Learn more about weight loss surgery options.

More Weight Loss Resources

Fitness Centers

Whether you’re looking to lose weight, get in shape, keep your heart healthy or boost your mood, our fitness centers are for you.

Learn more about our fitness centers.

Food & Nutrition Services

CoxHealth registered dietitians are available for all patients admitted to the hospital. There are a wide variety of services an inpatient registered dietitian provides on a daily basis to help ensure the best patient care. If you or a loved one have any nutrition questions during your hospital stay, please ask to speak with a registered dietitian. 

Learn more about our nutrition services.

Timothy David Woods, MD

Bariatric Surgery
General Surgery
Surgical Critical Care
Trauma Surgery
Cox Medical Group Physician

Ferrell-Duncan Clinic

1001 East Primrose Street

Springfield, MO 65807

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Accepting New Patients


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417-875-2796

Matthew Earl Simpson, MD

Bariatric Surgery
General Surgery
Bariatric Medicine
Trauma Surgery
Surgical Critical Care
Cox Medical Group Physician

Ferrell-Duncan Clinic

1001 East Primrose Street

Springfield, MO 65807

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Accepting New Patients


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417-875-3593

WEIGHT LOSS

Are you considering bariatric surgery for weight loss?

CoxHealth meets all criteria as a Comprehensive Center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program to deliver safe, high quality bariatric patient care. We can help determine if weight loss surgery is the best option for you.