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Bariatrics and Medical Weight Loss - South

8711 South US 31
Indianapolis, IN 46227


Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to noon

Toll-Free: 855-277-7771
Fax: 317-497-2510

Located in Greenwood Commons

It's time to make a change.

If you are at least 100 pounds or more overweight, losing weight is not just a good idea - it is a medical necessity. Every week you wait and every pound you gain adds an increasing risk to your health and life. Severe obesity is difficult to treat with traditional diet and exercise. It often requires medical help to find the best, healthiest way to take off a significant amount of weight. When you're ready for a change, Dr. Steven M. Clark, Dr. Jingliang Yan, Dr. Eileen Thomason, and our team of bariatric and medical weight loss specialists can help you understand your options.

Information Seminars

Please call us for details about information seminars. Our usual in-person seminars are on pause for patient and caregiver safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Our program, based near Community Hospital South in Indianapolis, Indiana, pulls together an impressive group of professionals to help you make informed choices. Our program is nationally accredited, based on quality and safety standards. If bariatric surgery is the right path for you, we will give you extensive support before and after surgery so you can be successful. If bariatric surgery is not a good option for you, we also offer a physician-supervised weight loss program managed by a bariatrician who is specially trained to treat obesity.

Our Team

Through our team approach, we can help you shed and keep off meaningful amounts of weight. Our skilled bariatric/general surgeon and nurses work closely with a psychologist trained in eating and weight-related issues, and a full program support team that includes a physician assistant and dietitian. Together, our team can help you achieve your lifestyle and weight loss goals and help you get back to a healthier and happier you!

Bariatric Surgeons

Bariatric Medicine Physician


Physician Assistant

  • Julie Lowe, PA-C


Your bariatric team includes a nurse, medical assistant, dietitian and patient service representative (front office).

Certifications and Distinctions

MBSAQIP Accredited – Comprehensive Center

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)Bariatric services at Community Hospital South is an accredited bariatric surgery center through the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). This prestigious designation recognizes surgical programs around the country that offer comprehensive pre-surgical and post-surgical commitment to bariatric patients and that have demonstrated a track record of favorable outcomes in bariatric surgery.

Support Groups

We know support groups are incredibly valuable for patients who have had surgery, as well as those that are preparing to start their weight loss journey.

In light of our social distancing efforts, most of our support groups are now available virtually and we are diligently working on even more options for our patients to connect with us and other patients through some scheduled virtual meetings.

Please call our office at 317-887-7771 for more information about available support groups.

We will update this page with new virtual meeting information as soon as they are up and running.

For Referring Physicians

To refer a patient for consultation with Community South bariatric services, please choose from the options below:

  • Referring physicians can fax this physician referral form to 317-497-2510.
  • Referring physicians can call us at 317-887-7785.

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