George Woodman

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 93 ratings

George Woodman Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS

24 yr Experience

20 yr in Bariatrics

24 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

20 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

95% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 15

Max Age of Patient is 75

Adjustable Gastric Band


ORBERA Intragastric Balloon




and 1 more...

  • About Me
    Dr. George Woodman, Bariatric Surgeon George Woodman, MD is an experienced and respected bariatric surgeon dedicated to helping his patients to transform their lives through weight loss surgery. Board-certified, he is the founder of Midsouth Bariatrics located in Memphis and Jackson, Tennessee. Dr. Woodman’s expertise has led him to become the Director of Centers of Excellence at two major hospitals; Baptist Memorial Hospital Memphis and Methodist Hospital Germantown where all weight loss surgeries by Dr. Woodman are performed. Dr. Woodman graduated from Emory University and went on to earn his medical degree at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Woodman is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Dr. Woodman has participated in multiple clinical trials involving devices designed as surgical or endoscopic procedures to assist in weight loss. His research has contributed to FDA approvals of several procedures including non-surgical balloon options. He has authored numerous abstracts and articles and continues to be at the forefront of bariatric techniques and technology. Weight Loss Surgery with Dr. Woodman The most rewarding part of the weight loss journey for me and my team is helping patients to be happier, healthier and to live fuller lives. - Dr. Woodman Dr. Woodman and his team welcome patients to MidSouth Bariatrics’ Club New You, a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to long-term weight loss. This includes medical, surgical, and non-surgical options, nutritional counseling, behavioral counseling, exercise, Kelley’s Kitchen and individual meal planning, and group support to patients. Using the very latest in techniques and technology, Dr. Woodman offers high-quality patient care safely and effectively in a warm and caring environment. Specializing in advanced laparoscopic surgery, Dr. Woodman is highly-skilled in performing the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG), Adjustable Gastric Band (Lap-Band), and weight loss surgery revisions (Lap-Band to VSG). He is also an expert in non-surgical procedures such as the Orbera Balloon and ReShape Balloon. Bariatric Surgery in Memphis, Tennessee Dr. Woodman and his team can help you to meet your weight loss goals and move forward to living your best life. Education and support is an important aspect of our program. If you are considering weight loss surgery, we invite you to first view a required educational seminar where you will hear from Dr. Woodman and his staff members who will discuss your surgical and non-surgical options and answer many of your questions. Following the seminar, you will have the opportunity to schedule a one-on-one consultation as the next step in your weight loss journey. Our dedicated team will help to guide you through the qualification process and subsequent insurance approval process and beyond. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to Club New You at MidSouth Bariatrics! Start your weight loss surgery journey by giving us a call at 901-869-2000 or Contact Us online.
  • Latest Reviews See all 93 reviews
    avatar Drish844 on Sept. 7, 2023

    I recently underwent bariatric surgery, and I can confidently say that it has been a life-changing experience. After years of struggling with obesity and its associated health issues, I decided to explore the option of bariatric surgery, and I am extremely grateful for the benefits More...

    avatar ArkOzarks on April 20, 2020

    Very happy with Dr. George Woodman and his staff. I trusted him based on what my friends told me (that he was a great doctor) and he did a great job. I truly feel that he saved my life. Dr. Woodman did a sleeve gastrectomy More...

    avatar Ginger5555 on April 13, 2020

    had sleeve surgery last year and i am now a different person. sooooo happy that i had the sleeve gastrectomy and had Dr. George Woodman as my surgeon. he and his office staff were experts in helping me to get approved and were always available More...

  • Location
    Memphis, TN 38120
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