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.
If you need to cancel your registration for this event,
please call 1-800-827-4277 Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, or log in to your account to cancel online.
Free parking is available for guests.
Please bring a pen and a copy of your insurance card (both front and back).
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.