Bariatric Surgery Informational Seminar

Wednesday, Nov. 19

Free seminar for those considering weight-loss surgery.

When
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 6 to 8 pm
Where
Grossmont Healthcare District
9001 Wakarusa St.
La Mesa, CA 91942
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This is a free event
  • Registration closes Nov. 19

Presented by Sharp Memorial Hospital – Dr. Julie Ellner

Attend this seminar to learn about Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, laparoscopic gastric banding (Lap-Band®) and vertical sleeve gastrectomy procedures if you're considering having bariatric surgery at Sharp Memorial Hospital.

Eligible patients are adults who are 80 or more pounds overweight with a body mass index of 40 or more or adults with a BMI between 35 and 40 with obesity-related health conditions.

Most insurance plans are accepted. Patients living outside of San Diego County or California who are eligible to have bariatric surgery are welcome.


Presenter Information: Dr. Julie Ellner is a Sharp-affiliated and board-certified surgeon, specializing in bariatric surgery.

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your registration for this event, please call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277) Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm, or login to your account to cancel online.

What to Bring

Please bring a pen and a copy of your insurance card (both front and back). 

Course Recommendations

Patients must attend a seminar before they can be approved for surgery. Consult with your primary care physician to determine if this surgery is a viable option for you. Your health plan or insurance company may require that you explore other methods of losing weight prior to approving the surgery.  

Parking Information

Free on-site parking. Additional free parking is also available across the street at the Brier Patch Campus lot.