About Bariatric and Metabolic Specialists

We recognize that bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment for obesity. Patients suffering from obesity related diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea and joint pain are excellent candidates for the surgical treatment of obesity. This is why the team at Bariatric and Metabolic Specialists offers more bariatric services and procedures than any other group in Kansas City and the Midwest.

When you choose a weight loss surgeon at Bariatric and Metabolic Specialists, you are choosing from the most experienced team of bariatric surgeons in the region. We are home to weight loss surgeons who have a combined 65 years of experience performing weight loss surgery procedures; bariatric surgeons who hold more than 65 patents for weight loss surgery inventions, many of which allow for fewer incisions, less scaring and a faster recovery; bariatric surgeons who are invited to speak nationally and internationally on advanced weight loss surgery treatments; bariatric surgeons who sit on national committees and educate their peers on the latest innovations in weight loss surgery and options; and bariatric surgeons who have written textbook chapters on weight loss surgery techniques for bariatric surgery procedures.

Expert weight-loss surgeons across the Kansas City metro area

Our multi-disciplinary team of bariatric surgeons will work closely with you on every step of this incredible weight loss journey. Patients interested in weight loss surgery, non-surgical procedures, medical weight loss with our board-certified medical bariatrician, and patients who have previously had weight loss surgery and are experiencing weight regain, will find the team of bariatric surgeons at Bariatric and Metabolic Specialists here to help you!

Call our office today at (913) 345-6960 to schedule an appointment. If you have questions regarding pricing or your specific bariatric insurance benefits, our team will be happy to verify your benefits and insurance requirements so that you are informed prior to your appointment.

Weight loss surgery options

Our team of board-certified, fellowship-trained bariatric surgeons offer a wide variety of weight loss surgery treatment options for our patients. You should discuss with your bariatric surgeon which weight loss options might be right for you with your goals and outcomes in mind.

Educational Video Series

In this short six-part video series Dr. John Tann helps patients understand metabolic disease and the types of weight loss surgery procedures available at Bariatric and Metabolic Specialists, one of the region's premier weight loss practices: