Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Cancer Survivor Live Her Best Life

News from Parkwest Healthy Lifestyles Nicole Jenkins is a businesswoman, wife and mother who lost 145 pounds following weight-loss surgery at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville performed by Bariatric Surgeon Dr. K. Robert Williams, Jr. The Sevierville woman, now a...

Bari Surgery Helps Man on 300-lb Weight Loss Journey

From Parkwest Health & Lifestyles When your weight equals a quarter of a ton, day-to-day living is a lot of work. Jonathan Ward, a 46-year-old from Cleveland, Tennessee, was constantly considering how far he could walk while enduring the pain in his knees and how...

What to Expect from Pre-Op Class at New Life

What to Expect from Pre-Op Class at New Life All bariatric surgery patients of New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery in Knoxville are required to attend our Pre-Op Educational Class 3-4 weeks before their scheduled surgery.  For Nurse Sarah, who facilitates the...

Get to Know Dr. K. Robert Williams!

Get to Know Dr. K. Robert Williams! If you’re obese and have been struggling to lose weight through diet and exercise (including professionally supervised ones), you may qualify for bariatric surgery.  Dr. Robert Williams and his team at New Life Center for Bariatric...

Bariatric Surgery is NOT Just for Women

Weight loss surgery has been around for years, yet there are still so many misconceptions about it. One is the ‘easy’ approach to losing weight. And second, that it’s only for women who want to lose their extra weight. The Facts Going under the knife to...