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Weight Management and Nutrition Center

The Fort Sanders Weight Management and Nutrition Center empowers individuals to achieve a healthy lifestyle through sustainable life-long changes in diet, physical activity and personal health management. The Fort Sanders Weight Management and Nutrition Center’s medically supervised approach to weight loss offers each patient an individualized plan tailored to their needs. Our weight management services are designed for adults with a BMI of 27 or greater who need to lose moderate to significant amounts of weight.

Our Services

  • Nonsurgical weight loss including FDA-approved medications and/or behavior modification
  • Bariatric surgery insurance consultations
  • Lab testing
  • Optional B12 injections


2001 Laurel Avenue, Suite 201
Knoxville, TN 37916
(865) 331-2290

Hours of Operation:

Monday: 10am-7pm
Tuesday: 10am-6pm
Wednesday: 7am-3pm
Thursday: 7am-3pm
Friday: 8am-12pm

Our Staff

Patients are supervised by a weight loss team that includes a physician and nurse practitioner. Our staff of certified obesity and weight management professionals are among only a handful of such specialists in the state of Tennessee.  

Dana Webber, MSN, NP-C, CBN

Nurse Practitioner

Mark A. Colquitt, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Medical Director

James P. Howell, D.O.

Supervising Physician

Anny Carpenter

Office Manager