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Bariatric Surgeon to Hold Informational Session at Clifton Springs Hospital and Clinic

August 16, 2015

Take back control! If you are overweight and it is affecting your health, come and learn how you can take control of your weight and improve your quality of life. Let us help you take the first step safely and effectively. Dr. Alok Gandhi from Bariatrics of Western New York at Rochester General Hospital will be hosting a free informational seminar on proven approaches to weight loss. The introductory seminar will be held at Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic in the Rotary Room on Monday, September 21 at 4:30 p.m.

The Bariatric Program at Rochester General Hospital is a designated a Center of Excellence by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality improvement program (MBSAQIP) of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

Patients who would like to learn more about weight loss options, including the Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass and Laparoscopic Duodenal Switch, are encouraged to sign-up for one of these sessions by calling the Rochester Regional Health System LINK LINE toll-free at 1 (877) 922-LINK (5465).

"Bariatric surgery can improve medical conditions associated with obesity such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and sleep disorders. Our program will empower you to lose weight and become healthier," said Dr. Gandhi, Bariatric Surgeon.

About Rochester Regional Health

Rochester Regional Health is an integrated health services organization serving the people of Western New York, the Finger Lakes and beyond. The system includes 150 locations: five hospitals; more than 100 primary and specialty practices, rehabilitation centers and ambulatory campuses; innovative senior services, facilities and independent housing; a wide range of behavioral health services; and ACM Medical Laboratory, a global leader in patient and clinical trials. Rochester Regional Health, the region’s second-largest employer, was named one of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes in 2015. Learn more at rochesterregionalhealth.org.

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