Patient Testimonials

    • Elizabeth Latortue ThumbnailElizabeth Latortue
      My weight affected every part of my life. I was too tired to run and play with my two young children. At the movies I had to choose a theater with seats that had adjustable arms. On airplanes, I had to ask for a seat belt extender and no one wanted to sit next to me. Even visiting my kids’ schools was a challenge because I couldn’t fit in the desks.  Read more...
    • Kristi Parker BariatricsKristi Parker
      My early 20s were spent battling eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia. Then, after my second daughter was born, my metabolism changed and it was a lot harder to shed the weight. I hated having my picture taken until I realized I was taking myself out of my kids’ memories. Read more...
    • Steve Scholar BariatricsSteve Scholar
      Being 420 pounds dictated everything in my life. I wore the same pair of size-60 dress pants to work every day and arrived early to meetings so I could scope out where to sit. It was so embarrassing. I was suffering from diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and sleep apnea. When my knee went out, my doctor refused to do knee replacement surgery.  Read more...
    • Dexter Scott BariatricsDexter Scott
      At 6-feet-5-inches tall, I’ve been a big guy all my life; but when I hit 451 pounds, all those years of overeating began to take a toll. I was on a lot of medications and I had two back surgeries and two knee replacements. When it looked like one knee had to be replaced again, my doctor got serious.  Read more...