Event date: 8/22/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Export event

Bariatric Meet the Surgeon – T. Patrick Fitzgerald, MD, FACS

Sarasota Memorial Health Care Center at Clark Rd.

Location: Sarasota Memorial Health Care Center at Clark Rd. Sarasota, 34233     1st Floor Classroom

Contact: (941) 917-4753

Is Weight-loss Surgery Right for You?

If you have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or greater (or 35 to 39, if you have a diagnosed, severe, obesity-related health problem), and have tried multiple times to lose the weight on your own with little success, then surgery can be a safe and effective tool to achieve sustained weight loss and reverse related health conditions. Call 917-4753 to make an appointment with our bariatric team and find out what program best meets your needs.

Physicians recommend bariatric surgery when:

  • All other attempts at weight loss have failed.
  • Health conditions have created a medical need for surgery.
  • Surgery seems to be the only option to achieve necessary weight loss.
  • The patient is physically and mentally stable enough for major surgery.
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