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Weight No More - Bariatric Surgery Seminars Explore the Journey to a Happy, Healthier Life

Monday, February 28, 2011 - New Milford, CT

If you’ve been considering weight loss surgery, you won’t want to miss New Milford Hospital’s upcoming free seminars on Wednesday, March 30 and Thursday, May 5 from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. at new Milford Hospital in the Robison Conference Rooms.

The team at Danbury Hospital’s Center for Weight Loss Surgery, New Milford Hospital Nutritional Counseling and Sleep Medicine Department 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.

Program highlights 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

Bariatric Surgeon Laura Choi, M.D., and Sleep Medicine Specialist Ganesh Natarajan, will present these free, informative seminars on Wednesday, March 30 and May 5 that discuss topics ranging from setting realistic goals, to what you can expect before and after surgery.

You’re invited to join us on March 30 or May 5 and bring a friend or family member to learn more and explore this life changing, life-saving surgery.

To register, call the New Milford Hospital registration line at 1-800-350-1595 or online at

About New Milford Hospital

New Milford Hospital, established in 1921, is an 85-bed hospital well known for its Planetree approach to patient care and strong community commitment. It provides centers of excellence in acute care, orthopedics, cancer, family birthing, and other services.

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.