Morris Wayne Westmoreland, MD

M. Wayne Westmoreland, MD, is a general and bariatric surgeon at Saint Thomas Medical Partners –Murfreesboro Surgical Specialists in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Dr. Westmoreland is board certified in general surgery. Dr. Westmoreland has a special interest in advanced laparoscopic surgery, especially anti-reflux procedures, hiatal hernia repair as well as laparoscopic gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy. He still loves gallbladder and hernia repairs after 34 years of private practice.

Dr. Westmoreland began the bariatric surgery program at Saint Thomas Rutherford, which strives to help people lose the weight and medical co-morbidities that decrease the quality and length of the patient’s life. He and his wife Diane have three adult children.

When he is not in the office, Dr. Westmoreland enjoys hunting and fishing and thanks God for the ability and opportunity to do what he loves to do. His favorite scripture is 2 Corinthians 5:17.

Medical School

University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences, Doctor of Medicine, 1976-1978
Methodist Hospital, Internship, 1979-1984


University of Tennessee, Residency in Integrated Surgery, 1980-1984


American Board of Surgery

Awards and Honors

Fellow - American College of Surgeons
Fellow - American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgeons