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Bariatric Surgery Educational Seminars and Support Group Scheduled for June
Start Date
05/24/2012
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ST. JOSEPH MERCY HOSTS BARIATRIC SURGERY EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS
AND SUPPORT GROUP

Michigan Bariatric Institute Provides a Minimally Invasive Surgical
Approach to Treating Obesity

Port Huron, Mi... The Michigan Bariatric Institute (MBI) at St. Joseph Mercy is pleased to offer FREE bariatric surgery educational seminars provided by a Centers of Excellence designated surgeon, and monthly support group sessions. The June seminars will be held Thursday, June 7, at 11 a.m.; Tuesday, June 19, at 5:30 p.m.; and Saturday, June 30 at 10 a.m. The Bari-Buddies Support Group meeting will be held Tuesday, June 26, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Both will be held in the First Floor Conference Room at St. Joseph Mercy, 2601 Electric Avenue, Port Huron.

The MBI at St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron is a comprehensive center featuring the medical expertise of Zubin Bhesania, MD, and Anthony W. Boutt, MD; both Centers of Excellence designated surgeons. Surgical options available through the MBI include gastric banding and gastric sleeve procedures. In addition to their 10 years of laparoscopic surgical experience, MBI patients will be able to take advantage of amenities dedicated to their care, including specialized medical equipment, registered nurses, dietitians and other specialists who are all uniquely qualified in this specific field.

To register for one of our upcoming educational seminars, to make an appointment, or to learn more about bariatric services at St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron, call 1-877-WhyWeight.

To find out more about the Michigan Bariatric Institute and St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron, visit us online at: mymercy.us. Look for newly scheduled bariatric surgery educational events by following St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron on facebook and twitter.

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