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Orange Regional Medical Center Hosts Free Educational Seminar on Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery

November 22, 2011

Middletown, NY- Orange Regional Medical Center will host a free educational seminar “Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery” on Tuesday, December 6 at 6:00 p.m. at Orange Regional Medical Center’s Multipurpose Conference Room located on the ground floor at 707 East Main Street in Middletown. Orange Regional’s Bariatric Support Group will meet immediately following the seminar. This support group is for pre- and post-op weight loss surgical patients and is open to the general public. This month’s support group topic is entitled Psychology – Body Image.

Since 2008, Orange Regional’s Bariatric Surgical Services program has assisted patients in a collective weight loss of approximately 20,000 to 25,000 pounds as a result of weight loss surgery.

Join Janet Kovler, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., C.D.E., Orange Regional’s Bariatric Surgical Services Coordinator, for this information-filled seminar where obesity treatment options including non-surgical approaches and gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and gastric banding surgery will be discussed by one of Orange Regional Medical Center’s Board-certified, Fellowship-trained bariatric surgeons.

Orange Regional Medical Center is designated by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® (BSCOE). This designation recognized Orange Regional’s surgeons and facilities as demonstrating an unparalleled commitment and ability to consistently deliver the highest level of bariatric surgical care possible.

For more information, or to register for both the seminar and the support group, please call the Orange Regional Health Connection at 1-888-321-ORMC (6762).

Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.


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