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ELKHART Bariatric surgery seminar Nov. 14

Posted on Nov. 5, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Nov. 5, 2013 at 1:52 p.m.

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. Nov. 14 in the Elkhart General Hospital Auditorium B in the Hospital West Wing, 600 East Blvd.

Eric Knapp, D.O., medical director of the Elkhart General Hospital Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, will present on weight-loss surgery and the EGH Bariatric and Metabolic Institute. He will describe details of 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, toll free 855-874-3BMI (3264) or visit