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Facility Information

Location & Phone Numbers
55 Whitcher Street
Suite 410
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: (770) 919-7050
Fax: (770) 919-7051

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday:
8:00AM - 4:30PM

General Directions

From I-75 North/South take exit 267B to the third light and turn right on Whitcher Street. Turn left into the parking garage for the 55 Whitcher Street Building.

Appointments & Cancellations

We see patients on Mondays from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm and from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm, and on Tuesday and Friday mornings from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm, with additional appointment times based on surgery schedule. To schedule an appointment please call (770) 919-7050.
 
We welcome your calls between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.
 
If you need to cancel an appointment, please give 24 hours notice.

Insurance and Payment

We are committed to keeping your insurance or other financial arrangements as simple as possible. Wellstar Medical Group participates in most major insurance plans. For a complete list of insurance participants please call our office at (770) 919-7050. We will file your insurance if we are a participating provider in your plan.
 
Insurance coverage for bariatric surgery depends on the insurance company and on your plan. Our goal is to maximize your chance of being approved in the initial submission to your insurance company. We can answer your questions about the need for a physican referral, appeal of insurance decisions and other matters.
 
All co-payments are due at the time of service. Please remember to bring your insurance card (HMO, CMO, PPO, etc.) and driver's license to each appointment.

Hospitalization

Our physicians have privileges at WellStar Kennestone Hospital.

Practice News

We are very pleased to announce that beginning in January 2013, WellStar will provide insurance coverage for qualifying employees for bariatric surgery.

About Us

Dr. Fritz Jean-Pierre is a skilled bariatric surgeon who specializes in the latest minimally invasive techniques. He joined WellStar Comprehensive Bariatric Services in February 2012. Dr. Jean-Pierre did his surgical residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago Mount Sinai Hospital and completed a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at Atlanta Medical Center.