CHI Memorial Medical Group welcomes Jaime Ponce, M.D. Dr. Ponce earned his medical degree at Escuela De Medicinia Ignacio a Santos, Instituto Tecnologico Y De Estudios Superiores De Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico. He completed his internship and residency in general surgery at East Tennessee State University.
Dr. Ponce is board certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery. He is bilingual with fluency in English and Spanish.
Dr. Ponce has been practicing bariatric surgery since 1998 and has extensive experience with gastric bypass, laparoscopic adjustable gastric band, gastric sleeve procedures, and endoscopic procedures like the intragastric balloon and revisional surgeries. He is medical director of CHI Memorial Weight Management Center.
“Many in our community struggle with weight issues and the impact that has on their overall health,” says Glyn Hughes, president, Mountain Management. “Dr. Ponce understands the struggle and works with each person to develop the best plan for long-term weight loss success, leading to better overall health.”
CHI Memorial Metabolic and Bariatric Care is at 7405 Shallowford Road, Suite 160, Chattanooga, TN 37421. Office hours are Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. For more information, to make an appointment, or to register for a free informational seminar, visit www.ChattanoogaBariatrics.com or call 899-1000.