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“Weighing Your Weight-loss Options?”
Posted by: Jennifer Wilson, Public Relations Manager | January 10, 2014
West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to begin its 2014 Physician Lecture Series with “Weighing Your Weight-loss Options?” featuring Dr. Marc Antonetti, MD, FACS, of The South Carolina Obesity Surgery Center at Riverside Surgical Group, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice. This free lecture will take place on Monday, January 27, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Lexington Medical Center Auditorium located inside Lexington Medical Park 1 at 2728 Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia.
Dr. Antonetti will talk about the types of weight loss options that are available at the South Carolina Obesity Surgery Center, offer advice about pursuing these options, discuss the best way to choose a bariatric surgery center and explain how the bariatric surgery process works.
The lecture is free and open to the public. Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask questions.
Bariatric surgery is an excellent tool to help patients lose weight and maintain a healthy weight for the rest of their lives. Throughout the process, each patient receives education, a personal consultation, psychological counseling, nutritional counseling and support groups.
Accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, the South Carolina Obesity Surgery Center is home to some of the most experienced bariatric surgeons in the Southeast. In addition to Dr. Antonetti, its surgeons are Jim Givens, MD, FACS, S. Gray Hughes, MD, FACS and Glen Strickland, MD, FACS. They have performed more than 4,000 bariatric surgeries. To learn more about the South Carolina Obesity Surgery Center and view patient testimonial videos, visit www.scobesity.com.
Lexington Medical Center offers a free physician lecture each month. For topics and schedules, visit lexmed.com.
Lexington Medical Center, in West Columbia, S.C., anchors a county-wide health care network that includes six community medical centers throughout Lexington County and employs a staff of 5,900 health care professionals. The network also includes comprehensive cardiovascular care, an occupational health center, the largest nursing home in the Carolinas and more than 60 physician practices. At its heart is the 414-bed state-of-the-art Lexington Medical Center, with a reputation for the highest quality care. Lexington Medical Center won “Best Hospital” by readers of The State for ten years in a row, “Best Hospital” by readers of the Free Times, "Best Place to Have a Baby" by readers of Palmetto Parent, the "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation and the prestigious “Summit Award” from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction.