St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center hosts a free informational session on “Weight Loss Surgery: When is it the Best Option?” the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in SJHHC Medical Office Centre (MOC), Suite 809, 104 Union Ave. Free parking is available in the MOC garage.
At the session, William Graber, MD, FACS, a board-certified surgeon specializing in weight loss surgery, will explain what qualifies as obesity, how obesity affects health, when surgery is the best option and review what can be expected after surgery.
Space is limited. To register for one of the sessions, call St. Joseph’s at 315-744-1244 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Joseph’s is designated as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Two surgeons – Dr. Graber and Dr. Dmitri Baranov, who practice at St. Joseph’s – also have earned the ASMBS Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation.