ELKHART — Elkhart General Hospital Bariatric and Metabolic Institute will host the free seminar “An Introduction to Bariatric Surgery: Is it Right for You?” from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at EGH Auditorium B in the Hospital West Wing, 600 East Boulevard. Eric Knapp, M.D., Bariatric Surgeon and Medical Director of the Elkhart General Hospital Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, will present about weight-loss surgery and the Elkhart General Hospital Bariatric and Metabolic Institute and describe 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 and walk-ins are welcome. Participants should bring insurance information. For more information call 523-3264 or toll free 855-874-3BMI (3264).