Dr. Chris Sanborn, MD, FACS
Dr. Sanborn is a board-certified general surgeon with extensive training in bariatrics. He received his degree with honors from the University of Tennessee Center of Health Sciences in Memphis, Tennessee and continued his training by completing his internship and residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Fort Lewis, Washington.
Prior to joining Erlanger, Dr. Sanborn served as Chief of General Surgery at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital in Fort Campbell, Kentucky where he also served as founder and director of the Bariatric Surgery Program. During his time in the military, Dr. Sanborn served as a general and trauma surgeon during multiple deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Currently, he serves as the Director of the Erlanger Metabolic and Bariatric Treatment Program and during his career he has performed over 500 bariatric surgeries.
For questions or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Chris Sanborn, please call (423) 778-2906
To speak with our Bariatric Program coordinator, call (423) 778-9422
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