Dr. Jack F. Rutledge, MD

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Dr. Jack F. Rutledge, MD

Bariatric Surgery | Male

Memorial Metabolic And Weight Loss Surgery 725 Glenwood Dr Ste E786, Chattanooga, TN 37404 Get Directions
(423) 495-2501

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Metabolic Surgery, along with a with a healthy lifestyle, is a predictable way to lose weight and maintain a healthier weight set point for a lifetime.Read more

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Dr. Rutledge is the Director of the Metabolic Surgery Center and co-director of Memorial's Surgical Weight Loss Center of Excellence...Read more

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Dr. Rutledge is a great surgeon and all around great person! He truly cares about his patients, and takes all the time you need to talk with you and answer any questions you may have! His office staff is second to none. I would recommend him to anyone! If you are considering bariatric surgery - use him!
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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

Dr. Rutledge says..

There are important hormonal changes associate with weight loss attempts that affect long term success. Weight loss with diet and exercise alone is challenging because the body fights against weight loss.

Surgery has strong results; short and long term, for reducing weight as well as reducing and or resolving obesity related diseases such as type 2 diabetes.

Here are some other diseases that have been helped by bariatric surgery:

  • Migraines
  • Depression
  • Pseudotumor cerebri
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • High cholesterol
  • Asthma
  • High blood pressure
  • Nonalcoholic fatter liver disease
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • GERD
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Urinary stress incontinence
  • Venous stasis disease
  • Osteoarthritis/degenerative joint disease
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  • Obesity
  • Weight Loss

Procedures Performed

Dr. Rutledge says..

Since 2002, Dr. Rutledge has performed well over 2000 successful laparoscopic weight loss surgeries.

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  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Gastrotomy
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Marshall University

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    E Tenn State University

    Completed in 1991

  • Undergraduate School
    Auburn University

    Graduated in 1979

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Rutledge says...

Dr. Rutledge is the Director of the Metabolic Surgery Center and co-director of Memorial's Surgical Weight Loss Center of Excellence Program. He is dedicated to helping his patient's experience better health through weight loss. He understands the complex biochemical aspect of metabolism as it relates to weight loss.

After receiving his Doctorate of Medicine at the University of Southern Alabama, Dr. Rutledge completed a surgery residency at East Tennessee State Medical School. He practiced general, vascular and trauma surgery for several years until becoming interested in bariatric surgery in 2002. Dr. Rutledge completed additional surgical training in laparoscopic microsurgery at the Operative Endoscopy Institute in San Francisco, California and completed a bariatric proctorship at the University of Birmingham in Alabama.

Dr. Rutledge is board certified by the American Board of Surgeons and is a member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons. Since 2002, Dr. Rutledge has performed over 2000 successful laparoscopic weight loss surgeries.

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Dr. Rutledge's Care Philosophy

Metabolic Surgery, along with a with a healthy lifestyle, is a predictable way to lose weight and maintain a healthier weight set point for a lifetime.

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Dr. Rutledge says...

There are important hormonal changes associate with weight loss attempts that affect long term success. Weight loss with diet and exercise alone is challenging because the body fights against weight loss.

Surgery has strong results; short and long term, for reducing weight as well as reducing and or resolving obesity related diseases such as type 2 diabetes.

Here are some other diseases that have been helped by bariatric surgery:

  • Migraines
  • Depression
  • Pseudotumor cerebri
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • High cholesterol
  • Asthma
  • High blood pressure
  • Nonalcoholic fatter liver disease
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • GERD
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Urinary stress incontinence
  • Venous stasis disease
  • Osteoarthritis/degenerative joint disease
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Dr. Rutledge says...

Since 2002, Dr. Rutledge has performed well over 2000 successful laparoscopic weight loss surgeries.