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Caleb’s Story

“When Caleb turned 30, he knew he had to make a change. He had moved to Kentucky 3 years ago, and he loved exploring everything the state had to offer – the travel, the horses, the local bourbon. But he felt that some of his bad habits were slowing him down…”

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Madison’s Story

“Madison had always kept herself healthy through sports. In college, she had been a triathlete and a softball player, but during graduate school, her studies took up all her time. Now that she was starting her first job as a therapist, Madison promised …”

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Medical Weight Loss

Trying to lose weight can be frustrating! We are here to help our patients reach their health goals. You don’t have to do it on your own! We are proud to offer a medical weight loss program. Our plan is designed and supervised by healthcare professionals.

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Meet Dr. Eric Smith

  • SRC Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery
  • SCR Master Surgeon in Robotic Surgery
  • National proctor, speaker, and teacher for Intuitive Surgical in the specialty of robotic bariatric surgery
  • Board certified in bariatric and robotic surgery
  • Member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons
  • Performs more robotic bariatric surgeries than anyone in Central Kentucky

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Meet Dr. Sarah Hayek

Kentucky Bariatric Institute (KBI) is pleased to welcome Sarah Hayek, MD, to Georgetown and central Kentucky communities. Dr. Hayek will expand the bariatric program’s availability by offering robotic bariatric surgery, as well as a number of general surgery procedures.

Dr. Hayek completed medical school at Geisinger Commonwealth in Scranton, Pennsylvania and completed residency in general surgery with an additional year in surgical education research at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. She has been a practicing surgeon for over two years with experience and training in general and bariatric robotic surgeries.

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