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Weight Loss Surgery Seminars Explore the Journey to a Happy, Healthier Life

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - Danbury, CT

If you’ve been considering weight loss surgery, you won’t want to miss Danbury Hospital’s upcoming free seminars on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 and Wednesday, December 8, 2010 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Danbury Hospital in the Gerard D. Robilotti Conference Center. Park free in the Blue Visitor’s parking lot using the Hospital Avenue entrance.

The team at Danbury Hospital’s Center for Weight Loss Surgery understands how tough weight loss can be. Extreme diets, extensive workouts, but nothing ever seems to work. It might be time to see if weight loss surgery is right for you. After all, being educated is the first step on the path to your weight loss journey.

Keith Zuccala, M.D., Chief, General Surgery, and the Harold and Myra Spratt Chair in Minimally Invasive Surgery, will present the free, informative seminars on Wednesday, November 17th and Wednesday, December 8th that discuss topics ranging from setting realistic goals, to what you can expect before and after surgery.

You’re invited to join us on November 17th or December 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 Center for Weight Loss Surgery visit

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 University of 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.

The Center for Weight Loss Surgery Center at Danbury Hospital is accredited by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons. The Center’s multidisciplinary approach to weight loss has helped and continues to make a positive change to the lives of thousands of patients and their loved ones.

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.