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Meet Our Team

Dr. Swain and his medical team invite you to contact Bariatric Solutions to schedule your personal weight loss consultation.


     
Dr. Brian SwainBrian Swain, MD With over 10 years of experience in bariatric surgery at Murray Calloway County Hospital, Dr. Brian Swain is committed to helping patients transform their lives by providing quality weight loss procedures with proven results. Gastric Sleeve and Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass are performed laparoscopically, which is less invasive and typically reduces the patient's length of hospital stay. Dr. Swain, a General and Bariatric Surgeon, has completed over 1,100 bariatric surgeries since 2008. He received his medical degree from the University of Louisville in 1998 and completed his surgical residency at the University of Tennessee at Memphis. Dr. Swain has resided in Murray since 2003 and practices as a general and bariatric surgeon.   Rhonda Boone, APRN, CNS Rhonda joined the Bariatric Solutions team in 2012. She is Board Certified and has more than 20 years’ experience in critical care. She obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Nursing from Murray State University. Rhonda has worked extensively with internal medicine and medically supervised weight loss. Her combination of clinical skills and experience provide a strong foundation for an approach that leads to excellent patient care.
     
Ashlee Clay, RD, LD Ashlee is an Alabama native, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. She is a registered and licensed dietitian that has been practicing for 8 years in a variety of different settings. Ashlee has lived in Murray for 3 years. She is very passionate about helping people use nutrition to meet their health and fitness goals. Ashlee provides medical nutrition therapy for bariatric patients as well as outpatients at the Center for Health and Wellness.

  Rebecca Wright, MS, RD, LD Rebecca, a Registered and Licensed Dietitian, has served as a Clinical Dietitian at MCCH for the past 30 years. She has been with the Bariatric Solutions team, since inception in 2008. Rebecca earned her Bachelor’s degree and Master’s of Science degree at Murray State University. She serves as the Bariatric Practice Manager and provides pre and post-surgery medical nutrition therapy, teaches group education classes and moderates support group meetings.

Rebecca guides her patients in reaching their health and fitness goals and has helped to change lives of those she has touched. She states she feels blessed to have served with the bariatric team at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.

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Austin Vitt, Fitness Supervisor Austin has a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science. He is also an American College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Physiologist and an American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer.   Tiffany Kernell, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Tiffany began her healthcare career in 2000, in the MCCH Emergency Department. She also has experience working in Behavioral Health. In 2012 Tiffany and her family relocated to Knoxville, TN where she began working in a Bariatric Surgical practice, and found her new passion. Over the past 6 years, Tiffany has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in bariatric procedures. She and her family returned home, to Murray in early 2018. Tiffany has joined the Bariatric Solutions team with a desire and passion to guide, support and educate our patients through their bariatric journey.
     
Nichole Barton, Receptionist Nichole joined the Bariatric Solutions team in 2010. She is the face that will welcome you to the office upon your arrival. Nichole completes insurance verification, registration, appointment scheduling, and contacts referrals to the office. She is certified in Medical Office work, through Bay College and has an Associate’s Degree in Medical Billing from Baker College, in Michigan.    
     
Murray Bariatric Solutions 

The Bariatric Solutions team is committed to helping you achieve your weight loss goals and supporting you on your journey to a healthy lifestyle. Our team will be with you every step of the way to answer all of your questions and concerns.