Your second act starts here.

More than 700,000 adults in Arkansas are affected by obesity – and among those, 25% of these patients have Type 2 Diabetes. Bariatric surgery can reverse obesity-induced Type 2 Diabetes, and that’s why Encore Medical Center makes bariatric weight loss surgery and peripheral vascular disease its focus. Our team of cardiovascular experts and weight loss doctors are ready to help patients put their health goals in reach. For patients who can’t be treated with medicine, we offer a second chance – an encore.

Call Today at (501) 213-4500

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Meet our weight loss surgery experts

Learn More About Bariatric Services

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Dr. Samuel Bledsoe

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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Dr. J.D. Fuller

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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Dr. James “JJ” Tucker

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Services available at Encore

  • Full service emergency department
  • State of the art imaging: PET/CT, CT, MRI, Nuclear, Stress, Xray
  • Bariatric weight loss surgery options
  • Cardiology and catheterization procedures
  • General & vascular surgery
  • Guidance for healthy lifestyle changes