Elkhart $SUBT_ON$Intro to bariatric surgery seminar Thursday$SUBT_OFF$

    Dr. Eric Knapp will present information on weight-loss surgery and answer questions.
    Posted on Jan. 15, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Jan. 15, 2013 at 1:32 p.m.

    ELKHART — Elkhart General Hospital will host the free seminar “An Introduction to Bariatric Surgery: Is it Right for You?” at 6 p.m. Thursday at New Directions Conference Center, Room 3414, 600 East Blvd.

    Dr. Eric Knapp, bariatric surgeon and medical director of Elkhart General Hospital Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, will discuss weight-loss surgery and describe details of the surgical procedures, medical effects of untreated obesity and lifestyle changes that accompany weight-loss surgery. There will be time for questions and answers.

    Attendees are encouraged to bring a support person. Registration is not required; walk-ins are welcome. Those interested should bring their insurance information.

    For more information call 523-3264 or toll free at 855-874-3BMI (3264).

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