Robert Wegner, MD

Surgical Weight Loss

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Saint Francis Center for Surgical Weight Loss

Location

6005 Park Avenue, Suite 1010B
Memphis, TN 38119
Phone: (901) 881-0600
Fax: (901) 765-3585

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Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.7 out of 5
245 Ratings
19 Comments

Dr. Wegner, a board-certified general surgeon, joined the St. Francis Center for Surgical weight loss in 2010 and currently serves as Medical Director. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago and bariatric fellowship at the University of Iowa, the recognized birthplace of weight loss surgery. During fellowship he published journal articles reporting the remarkable benefits of laparoscopic gastric bypass leading to the resolution of type 2 diabetes and hypertension. He currently performs over 400 cases per year and specializes in laparoscopic gastric bypass, laparoscopic gastric sleeve, and converting laparoscopic gastric bands to gastric bypass with only one surgery. Dr. Wegner’s outstanding outcomes have helped the Center achieve United Health Care Center of Excellence, Blue Cross Blue Shield Center of Distinction, and Cigna Center of Excellence. He is an active member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).

Along with Dr. Wegner’s extensive surgical training, he is also a certified personal trainer and former Gold’s gym owner with over twenty years of experience in the fitness industry. He has dedicated his life to helping others by educating them about the benefits of exercise and nutrition. Dr. Wegner is a compassionate surgeon with life experiences that give him a unique insight into the challenges that a weight loss surgery patient faces. He looks forward to helping his patients receive the benefits of weight loss surgery and ultimately achieve a higher quality of life.

Articles

Memphis Named Second Most Overweight City in the US

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
4.7
Provider showed concern
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.7
Provider explained things clearly
4.7
Provider included you in decisions
4.7
Patients' confidence in CP
4.7
Likelihood of recommending this provider

Comments

Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Oct 11, 2020
They were very polite & professional
Oct 11, 2020
love the professionalism of the staff the safety measures that was taken
Oct 9, 2020
very professional
Oct 4, 2020
Courteous quick service and very friendly
Oct 4, 2020
Wish all medical folks were as good as these are
Oct 4, 2020
Very courteous and professional
Oct 4, 2020
My safety was upmost concern for those people
Oct 4, 2020
A good and positive session with the doctor
Oct 4, 2020
Very good service from the doctor and the nurses
Oct 4, 2020
very personal and pleasant.
Oct 4, 2020
Pleasant, informative and focused on me.
Oct 4, 2020
concerned about my condition and needs.
Oct 4, 2020
very concerned.
Oct 4, 2020
caring and informative.
Oct 4, 2020
no problems encountered.
Oct 2, 2020
it was a very pleasant visit
Sep 28, 2020
Everyone is ALWAYS NICE AND COURTEOUS EVERY TIME I GO THERE.
Sep 28, 2020
Everyone was extremely nice and made me feel at ease and very comfortable.
Sep 28, 2020
the nurse and Dr Wegner were very nice and courteous and showed concerned due to the situation I am faced with.