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Aurora BayCare weight loss surgery seminars go online

Wed, Apr 22, 2020

Drs. Daniel McKenna and Anna Pierce

Concerns about preventing the spread of COVID-19, along with stay-at-home orders and the need for social distancing, have prompted Aurora BayCare Bariatric Surgery to cancel its monthly weight loss surgery seminars indefinitely.

 

However, people seeking to improve their health and quality of life needn’t wait until the COVID-19 pandemic ends to learn about weight loss surgery from Aurora BayCare.

 

An online, on-demand weight loss surgery seminar is available for viewing at any time. Dr. Daniel T. McKenna and Dr. Anna Pierce, both of whom are Aurora BayCare bariatric surgeons, lead the online seminar.

 

McKenna received advanced training in laparoscopic and bariatric surgery while completing a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire. He also was director of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship and the Esophageal and Gastric Surgery Center at the Indiana University School of Medicine, where he was an assistant professor of surgery. McKenna joined BayCare Clinic in 2015.

 

Pierce received training in bariatric surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, where she completed a fellowship in advanced gastrointestinal and minimally invasive surgery. She joined BayCare Clinic in 2016.

 

For more information, call 920-288-8250.

 

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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 health care, the latest in medical technology and superior service.

 

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BayCare Clinic, baycare.net, is the largest physician-owned specialty-care clinic in northeastern Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. It is based in Green Bay, Wisconsin. BayCare Clinic offers expertise in more than 20 specialties, with more than 100 physicians serving in 16 area communities. BayCare Clinic is a joint partner in Aurora BayCare Medical Center, a 167-bed, full-service hospital. Follow BayCare Clinic on Facebook and Twitter.