Ochsner to host seminar on Bariatric surgery

Ochsner to host seminar on Bariatric surgery
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Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 1:38pm

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge will host an educational seminar on bariatric surgery on Tuesday, December 6th at 5:30 pm in the hospital classrooms.

Ochsner General Surgeon Louis Jeansonne, MD will discuss who is a candidate for the surgery and the treatment options currently available at Ochsner including the lap band and sleeve procedures. The seminar is free and open to the public.

Ochsner Baton Rouge’s bariatric surgery program is a comprehensive weight loss approach in which a patient works with registered dieticians, a social worker and a physician. “We want to provide our patients the best possible chance for success,” says Dr. Jeansonne. “To do this we must treat the whole patient, both mentally and physically, and we must arm them with the skills and tools they will need to maintain their new weight.”

To register for the seminar or for more information call 754-5023.

 

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