Center for Weight Management

Comprehensive Care. Proven Results.
Nutritionist Giving Consultation
Body Fat Calibration
Is excess weight affecting your health? If so WE CAN HELP!


MBSAQIP Accredited CenterThe Knox Community Hospital Center for Weight Management is accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program®.

It is such an honor to receive this distinction. I’m really proud of our team for all the hard work to provide the best care for our patients. I hope that this inspires the public in knowing that they can receive excellent treatment for the disease of obesity at KCH. – Aevan McLaughlin, MD

The KCH Center for Weight Management's commitment to quality care begins with expertly trained staff and the leadership of an experienced bariatric surgeon. The program is tasked with continuous review of surgical data as they continue improving the structure and outcomes expertise necessary to provide safe, productive, and high-quality care to all metabolic and bariatric patients.

"Knox Community Hospital's vision statement begins with, "To be recognized for excellence…". Formal accreditation of the metabolic and bariatric services provided locally by the KCH Team aligns with this vision. We are very pleased to have such accreditation, which assures our patients they are receiving excellent care, which is strictly required by a nationally recognized, quality program jointly developed and overseen by the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery." - Bruce D. White, KCH CEO

Being overweight can lead to other chronic and costly conditions such as diabetes and heart disease, hypertension, and sleep apnea, to name a few.

Our multi-disciplinary team is here to help you on your journey to a healthier life. Available treatment plans include wellness and nutrition coaching, medication, and weight-loss surgeries.

Available surgical treatment plans include:

We are proud to offer weight loss treatments to help you regain a healthier, more productive life!

Patient Referral


Aevan McLaughlin, MD
Amy Ferenbaugh, MS, APRN-CNP

WeightManagement [at] KCH [dot] org
Weight Management Support Group