The Department of Surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center offers a comprehensive multidisciplinary program for the care of the morbidly obese patient. Our surgeon is Kenneth Vick, MD.
For an overview of bariatric (or weight loss) surgery and our program, you can read:
Patients scheduled for a visit with the surgeon must fill out a medical history questionnaire and bring it with them to their first appointment.
Patients will be required to carefully read and sign a detailed informed consent form for the chosen surgery:
For nutritional guidelines following surgery, read the appropriate section in your booklet:
For more information about bariatric surgery and UMMC's weight management program, click here.
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216
General Information: 601-984-1000
Patient Appointments: 888-815-2005