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Bariatric Surgery Information Session
West Penn Hospital
4800 Friendship Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pa 15224
|Room:||Winter Garden Auditorium|
|Day/Time:||January 21, 2013 From 6:00 pm - To 8:00 pm|
|Contact:||412.235.5900 option 4|
This is a general Information session given by Bariatric Surgeons to discuss the pros and cons and insurance requirements for the 3 types of weight loss surgeries that can be performed. Laparoscopic Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Bands, and Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy. Vitamin and nutritional needs for each type of surgery will also be discussed.
The session touches base on the growing epidemic of obesity and the increasing number of children experiencing obesity related to medical conditions.
Guest Speaker: Robert H. Kang, M.D., West Penn Allegheny Plastic Surgeon.
This session is FREE to anyone in the general public.
To register please call: 412.235.5900 option 4.