Santa Maria, CA- Dignity Health of the Central Coast, which includes Arroyo Grande Hospital (AGCH), French Hospital Medical Center (FHMC) and Marian Regional Medical Center (MRMC), is proud to offer the Weight Loss Surgery Institute of the Central Coast, the only comprehensive weight loss surgery program from Santa Barbara to Salinas. The Weight Loss Surgery Institute of the Central Coast will be hosting a once a month educational seminar and support group at the MRMC Health and Wellness Center. The lecture series will be led by surgeon and Medical Director of the Weight Loss Surgery Institute of the Central Coast, David Maccabee, M.D., F.A.C.S, FASMBS.
Obesity is a rising problem in the United States that affects over 60 million people. Among many others, obesity can cause life threatening diseases such as heart disease, type II diabetes and cancer. The center was created in an effort to decrease obesity statistics and offer surgical weight loss options to those affected by this epidemic. The Weight Loss Surgery Institute offers three Bariatric procedures: Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve and Gastric Banding. For those interested in learning more about these procedures and programs, join us at the MRMC Health and Wellness Center, 1207 E. Main Street, Santa Maria, CA 93454, on the first Tuesday of every month from February 5, 2013 through December 3, 2013.
Those interested must RSVP by calling (805) 270-2513. Find out more at marianmedicalcenter.org/weightloss.
The dates of the educational seminar are: