Dr. Gregory Mancini MD

  • Bariatric Medicine Knoxville, TN

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About

Dr. Gregory Mancini, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Knoxville, TN, with another office in Knoxville, TN. He has 17 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Mancini is affiliated with Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, Blount Memorial Hospital and University of Tennessee Medical Center. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Gregory Mancini has the following 2 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.

Bariatric Medicine

Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.

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Locations & Directions

University of Tennessee Medical Center

1924 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920

University Surgeons Associates PC

1930 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920

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