Bariatric Surgery Information Session

Monday, Apr 5, 2021 at 5:00pm

Online
Saint Louis, MO 63101

Free

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Join a Washington University bariatric physician to learn more about surgical treatment options for weight loss. The weight loss surgery program is available at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital and could be an option for severely obese patients who meet certain criteria.

During this free information session, you will learn about treatment options including laparoscopic gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, duodenal switch, adjustable gastric banding and revisions to bariatric surgery. Time will be allotted for questions and insurance coverage will be discussed.

If you answer YES to all the following you are a candidate for bariatric surgery:

-You are at least 100 pounds overweight or 75 pounds overweight with a specific health related diagnosis

If you have questions, please call 314.542.WEST (9378) or toll-free at 844.542.9378.

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