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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.   Nick Johnson, APRN Johnson obtained his Master’s degree from Chamberlain University and his undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Murray State University. He has worked as a Registered Nurse in the Surgery Dept. at MCCH since 2010 in various roles including a Registered Nurse on the med/surg unit, in the role of the circulating nurse in surgery, as well as, in outpatient surgery and in the post-anesthesia care unit.  Before his time as a RN he worked as an ED technician beginning in 2008. His combination of clinical skills and experience provide a strong foundation for an approach that leads to excellence patient care.

Amy Ferguson, Registered Dietician/Diabetes Educator Amy Ferguson is a registered / licensed dietitian and licensed diabetes educator. She was born and raised in Calloway County and graduated from Murray State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Service Management and Dietetics.

Amy has worked in the Public Health field for the past 18 years with the past five years serving as the Public Health Director for the Calloway County Health Department. She is a certified Body Pump instructor at the Center for Health and Wellness. She enjoys helping people by motivating them to live a healthier lifestyle.

  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 MBS Coordinator 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.

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.