Hospital sponsors session on surgical weight loss options

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 1, 2009

If you are finally ready to lose weight and keep it off, Rowan Regional Medical Center wants to help you understand your surgical weight loss options.
Rowan Regional will host a free seminar with Dr. Roc Bauman of Carolina Weightloss Surgery Center in Concord on Thursday, April 23, at 7 p.m. The seminar will be held in the Clary Classroom on the fourth floor of Tower A at the medical center.
Bauman will describe the laparoscopic procedures available to treat morbid obesity, including adjustable gastric band, vertical sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-en-y gastric bypass. He will also explain who qualifies for weight loss surgery and answer any questions that participants may have.
Registration is required. Seat reservations can be made by calling Rowan Regional Medical Center at 1-800-335-4921.