Losing Weight is More Than Diet and Exercise

And your healthy weight loss journey won't necessarily look the same as others'. That's why CoxHealth offers various services and experienced specialists to provide options and resources that help you achieve your desired lifestyle.

Losing weight is a lifelong commitment, and CoxHealth Weight Loss and Advanced Surgery Center offers a variety of support services to help before, during, and after your goals are met. Our board-certified surgeons specialize in bariatric surgery and are members of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. We serve individuals throughout Missouri and Northwest Arkansas, including Springfield, Branson, Joplin, Lake of the Ozarks, Harrison, Rolla, St. Louis and Kansas City. Learn more about weight loss surgery options.

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Fitness Centers

Whether you’re looking to lose weight, get in shape, keep your heart healthy or boost your mood, our fitness centers are for you.

Learn more about our fitness centers.

Food & Nutrition Services

CoxHealth registered dietitians are available for all patients admitted to the hospital. There are a wide variety of services an inpatient registered dietitian provides on a daily basis to help ensure the best patient care. If you or a loved one have any nutrition questions during your hospital stay, please ask to speak with a registered dietitian. 

Learn more about our nutrition services.

Timothy David Woods, MD

Bariatric Surgery
Surgical Critical Care
Trauma Surgery
General Surgery
Cox Medical Group Physician

Ferrell-Duncan Clinic

1001 East Primrose Street

Springfield, MO 65807

Accepting New Patients

Phone: 417-875-3593


Are you considering bariatric surgery for weight loss?

CoxHealth meets all criteria as a Comprehensive Center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program to deliver safe, high quality bariatric patient care. We can help determine if weight loss surgery is the best option for you.

Learn more about bariatric surgery through CoxHealth.
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