Free Bariatric Seminars Hosted By CHI Memorial Metabolic And Bariatric Care

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Jaime Ponce, M.D. and CHI Memorial Metabolic and Bariatric Care will host free seminars in December on surgical options. The seminars will be held at CHI Memorial Metabolic and Bariatric Care, 7405 Shallowford Road, Suite 160.

"Obesity can be devastating to a person’s health and self-esteem. These educational seminars are designed to help you better understand bariatric surgical and non-surgical options, and how it may benefit your health. Topics include: who is a good candidate for the procedure, what to expect during the recovery period and lifestyle changes needed to foster a successful outcome," officials said. 

Walk-ins are also welcome. Attendees are asked to arrive at the seminar location 30 minutes early.
 
"CHI Memorial is accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.  This means people in the Chattanooga region have access to the some of the most effective weight loss surgery options along with a highly trained medical staff that supports individuals through their weight loss journey," officials said.
 
CHI Memorial is recognized as an Optum/United Bariatric Surgery Centers of Excellence and Aetna Bariatric Surgery Institute of Quality program.  
 
For more information, additional dates and locations for upcoming seminars, or to register for a seminar, visit www.chattanoogabariatrics.com.


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