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Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis Center for Surgical Weight Loss Earns Bariatric Centers of Excellence Designation by Optum

Dec 17, 2018

Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis Center for Surgical Weight Loss earns a Bariatric Centers of Excellence (COE) designation by Optum, a leading information and technology-enabled health services business. Inclusion in the Optum COE network means the bariatric program meets or exceeds nationally recognized standards of care. The COE network membership also offers further evidence of the high standards upon which the bariatric professionals of Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis pride themselves with exceptional healthcare delivered daily.

The Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis Center for Surgical Weight Loss, which is celebrating its fifteenth year and more than 6,500 procedures, offers hope and health to thousands of people. The comprehensive program offers gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy, also known as gastric sleeve.

“The Bariatric Centers of Excellence designation reaffirms Saint Francis Hospital’s commitment to providing high quality care to our patients,” said Dr. Audrey Gregory, Market CEO, Saint Francis Healthcare. “Our hospital has provided thousands in the Mid-South community and beyond the opportunity to live a healthier life. Being honored with this designation is a direct reflection of our experienced and dedicated multi-disciplinary team.”

For additional information, contact Leslie Albers, Director, Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis Center for Surgical Weight Loss, at 877-594-8316 or visit

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