Elkhart General Hospital
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - Free Bariatric Surgery Informational Seminar

Elkhart, Ind. – Elkhart General Hospital Bariatric and Metabolic Institute is holding a free informational seminar titled “An Introduction to Bariatric Surgery: Is it Right for You?”
from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 19, 2013 in the Elkhart General Hospital Auditorium B located in the Hospital West Wing.

Luis Benavente, MD, general surgeon, will provide an in-depth presentation on weight-loss surgery and the Elkhart General Hospital Bariatric and Metabolic Institute. He’ll describe details of the surgical procedures, the medical effects of untreated obesity, and the lifestyle changes that accompany weight-loss surgery. There will be time allotted for questions and answers. Attendees are encouraged to bring a support person.

No registration is required and walk-ins are welcome. Those interested should bring their insurance information. For more information, please call 574-523-3264 or toll free at 855-874-3BMI (3264). This event is free and open to the public. 


For more information contact:
Shelley Rody
Media & Special Events Coordinator
Beacon Health System
Elkhart General Hospital
Phone: 574-389-5656
Email: srody@egh.org
Website: www.egh.org