Clinch Valley Surgical Center Now Accepting Patients

November 3, 2015

Richlands, Virginia (November 3, 2015) – The Clinch Valley Surgical Center at Clinch Valley Health is now accepting patients following the arrival of Weight Loss and General Surgeon, Joseph Moran, M.D. 

Joseph Moran, M.D., is the Medical Director of the Surgical Weight Loss program at Clinch Valley Health. Prior to moving to Virginia, Dr. Moran was part of a private surgical practice for nine years in Raleigh, NC, where he served as the first Medical Director of the Bariatric Surgery program at Rex Healthcare. Dr. Moran has performed over 2,000 bariatric procedures. He specializes in the Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAP-BAND) and revisional bariatric procedures for failed weight loss, in addition to treatment of weight loss procedure complications. He is a Fellow of The American College of Surgeons and The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Moran is also board certified by The American Board of Surgery

“Clinch Valley Health is extremely excited to welcome Dr. Joseph Moran to our community,” said Peter Mulkey, CEO, Clinch Valley Health. “Dr. Moran brings a great skill set in both general and bariatric surgery (weight loss), which will serve our community very well.”   

Contact the Clinch Valley Surgical Center to learn more about what you can do to take control of your weight loss journey. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 276-596-6764 or visit