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

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Awards & Recognition

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction® Specialty Center: CoxHealth demonstrates quality care, treatment expertise and better overall patient results. A Blue Distinction Center recognizes lower complication rates and fewer readmissions.
  • MBSAQIP Comprehensive Center: 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 care.
  • OptumTM Center of Excellence: CoxHealth is a bariatric Center of Excellence with Optum. Learn more about Optum Centers of Excellence.
  • Anthem Designated Blue Distinction Center: CoxHealth is designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, an independent licensee of Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

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Why Bariatric Surgery?

Bariatric surgery has proven to improve or resolve more than 30 different obesity-related conditions and greatly improve quality of life. The benefits are life changing:

  • Excess weight loss greater than 66 percent 
  • Type 2 diabetes resolves or is completely controlled in nearly 86 percent of patients
  • Sleep apnea resolves in over 85 percent of patients
  • High blood pressure resolves or improves in 79 percent of patients
  • Risk of developing hormone-related cancer reduced by 77 percent

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