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Palomar Health offering free weight-loss surgery class in Poway


New Jersey's governor Chris Christie recently made headlines when he revealed he had bariatric surgery to improve his health. If you are at least 85 pounds overweight, find out if this procedure is right for you by attending a free class on weight-loss surgery at Pomerado Hospital in Poway.

The class will be held Wednesday, May 22, 6-8:45 p.m. in Pomerado Hospital’s Conference Room C/D.

The free class will be led by experts from Palomar Health’s Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence.

Join Bariatric surgeons Charles Callery, M.D., F.A.C.S. and Ramin Sorkhi, M.D., FACS, for an introductory seminar about gastric bypass, adjustable gastric band and sleeve gastrectomy. Learn how weight-loss surgery can help you treat an obesity associated condition, relieve medical problems or achieve lasting weight control.

To register for this class or find out about future classes, please call The HealthSource at 800.628.2880 or visit www.PalomarHealth.org/classes

What: Advances in Weight loss and Metabolic Surgery
When: Wednesday, May 22, 6-8:45 p.m.
Where: Pomerado Hospital, 15615 Pomerado Road, Poway, Conference Room C/D.
Cost: Free

Note: “Nutrition After Weight Loss Surgery” support groups are offered at both locations. Call 800.628.2880 for dates and times.

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