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Aurora BayCare offering bariatric surgery seminars

Mon, Dec 28, 2015

GREEN BAY – Dr. Daniel T. McKenna of Aurora BayCare Bariatric Surgery will host a series of free seminars for people considering bariatric surgery. 

 

The seminars will be held in a number of local communities including Green Bay, Manitowoc, Marinette and Oshkosh. Online seminars will also be held on select dates. 

 

The next seminar will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12, at the Aurora BayCare Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center, 1160 Kepler Drive in Green Bay. Interested parties may register online by visiting the events page on BayCare Clinic’s website, bariatricsgreenbay.com. BayCare Clinic is a health partner with Aurora BayCare. 

 

The seminars are designed for those considering a surgical weight loss option. Topics to be covered include:

 

  • The journey to surgery
  • Surgical options
  • Post surgery considerations
  • Navigating the health insurance process
  • How bariatric surgery affects comorbidities 

Attendees will be encouraged to ask any questions they may have about the bariatric surgery process. 

 

Bariatric surgery facilitates weight loss by restricting the amount of food the stomach can hold. The procedure usually is performed in obese adults who for various reasons cannot lose weight through diet and exercise. 

 

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About Aurora BayCare

Aurora BayCare Medical Center is a 167-bed, full-service tertiary care hospital located at 2845 Greenbrier Road on Green Bay’s east side. It opened in September 2001 as a joint venture of Aurora Health Care and BayCare Clinic. Aurora BayCare is committed to creating a better way to provide high quality tertiary healthcare, the latest in medical technology and superior service.

 

About BayCare Clinic

BayCare Clinic, www.baycare.net, is the largest physician-owned specialty-care clinic in Northeast Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. With its 100-plus physicians, BayCare Clinic offers expertise in more than 20 specialties, serving clinical locations in 13 regional communities. Based in Green Bay, Wis., BayCare Clinic is a joint partner in Aurora BayCare Medical Center.

 

About Aurora Health Care

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin-area health care provider and a national leader in efforts to improve health care quality. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Aurora is Wisconsin's most comprehensive health care provider and the state's largest private employer. Aurora serves more than 1.2 million patients every year via a comprehensive network of facilities, services and providers, including 15 hospitals, 159 clinics, 70 pharmacies and 30,000 amazing Caregivers. As evidenced by more than 400 active clinical trials, Aurora is dedicated to delivering innovations to provide the best possible care today, and to define the best care for tomorrow.

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