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Published on June 24, 2019

Weight Loss Surgery: Kimberley Shares Her Journey in Her Own Words

Kimberley's Weight Loss Surgery Journey

We pay another visit to Kimberley Thompson-Hairston for an update on her bariatric surgery journey.

About Cone Health Bariatric Surgery

The Cone Health Bariatric Surgery Program is the only program in the Triad that is recognized as a Center of Excellence by North Carolina’s top four health plans:

    • Aetna Institute of Quality (IOQ) for Bariatric Surgery
    • BlueCross BlueShield Blue Distinction Center Plus (+) for Bariatric Surgery
    • Cigna Designated Facility for Bariatric Surgery
    • UnitedHealthcare Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery

Stories of Exceptional Care

  • Weight Loss Surgery: Ron Payne's Journey

    Weight Loss Surgery: Ron Payne's Journey

    Ron well understands why everyone he talked to before having bariatric surgery said they wished they’d had surgery sooner. “I knew I’d done everything I could do to lose weight, and my kids are in the best years of their lives,” he says. “Why would I want to put this off any longer?”
    September 28, 2020
  • Weight Loss Surgery: Jennifer Parker's Journey

    Weight Loss Surgery: Jennifer Parker's Journey

    “Today, after losing more than 100 lbs. in just over a year, I have a confidence and feeling of self-worth that’s completely different than what I’ve had for most of my life,” says Jennifer Parker, 41, of Kings Mountain. “I see such a positive shift in myself that it makes me sad for the old me.”
    September 9, 2020
  • Jon Cornett-McKee

    Weight Loss Surgery: Jon Shares His Journey in His Own Words

    We first shared Jon's bariatric surgery journey with you in 2018. Now, hear his story in his own words.
    August 27, 2019
  • Robin Cone Health Weight Loss Surgery

    Weight Loss Surgery: Robin Shares Her Journey in Her Own Words

    After surgery, Robin has kept on track with her weight loss and fitness goals these past two years, losing close to 200 lbs - just a few pounds from her goal weight.
    July 29, 2019