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Weight Loss Surgery Explained at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library in Monroe

Monday, August 09, 2010 - Danbury, CT

The Center for Weight Loss Surgery at Danbury Hospital invites you to attend a free informational seminar on weight loss surgery on Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library – Ehlers Meeting Room, 733 Monroe Turnpike in Monroe, starting at 6 p.m. Featured speaker Laura Choi, M.D., Medical Director of Danbury Hospital’s nationally recognized Center for Weight Loss Surgery, discusses whether gastric bypass surgery is right for you. Program highlights also will include discussions that address:

  • Who qualifies?
  • What to expect before and after surgery
  • Setting realistic expectations
  • The long term benefits and program support
  • Payment and insurance coverage

Please join us on September 8th and bring a friend or family member to learn more and explore this life changing, life-saving surgery.

To register, call Danbury Hospital at 1-800-516-3657. To learn more about Danbury Hospital’s Weight Loss Center, go to

About Danbury Hospital

Danbury Hospital is a 371-bed regional medical center and university teaching hospital associated with the University of Vermont College of Medicine, the Yale University School of Medicine, the Connecticut School of Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center. The hospital provides centers of excellence in cardiovascular services, cancer, weight loss surgery, orthopedics, digestive disorders, radiology and diagnostic imaging. It also offers specialized programs for sleep disorders and asthma management. Medical staff members are board-certified in their specialties, and most serve on the faculty of the nation’s finest medical centers offering a higher level of experience.

Danbury Hospital is recognized by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) National Surgical Quality Improvement program (NSQIP) as one of 25 ACE NSQIP participating hospitals in the United States to achieve exemplary outcomes for surgical patient care.