Flaget Memorial Hospital to Host Weight Loss Surgery Seminar in Elizabethtown
Bardstown, Ky. (September 3, 2014)— Flaget Memorial Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, will host a free seminar on weight loss surgery in Elizabethtown on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the Tourism & Convention Bureau, 1030 North Mulberry Street.
Robert Farrell, M.D. with KentuckyOne Health Weight Loss Surgery at Flaget Memorial Hospital will lead the free seminar for anyone interested in learning about different surgical techniques and their options. Participants will have the opportunity to meet Dr. Farrell and other staff members who provide ongoing education and support throughout the entire weight loss process.
Dr. Farrell practices all types of surgery, including laparoscopically, including Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding.
“Bariatric surgery has helped thousands of people improve their health and quality of life,” said Dr. Farrell. “Understanding the various options available and choosing the right procedure for you is an important part of considering surgery. It is the goal of our seminar to educate patients about their options.”
KentuckyOne Health Weight Loss Surgery is a multidisciplinary, patient-centered program that practices the latest surgical techniques for weight loss management. Dr. Farrell is a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons and is a board certified surgeon with the American Board of Surgery.
An additional seminar will be held on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Attendees are encouraged to bring a support person with them. Seating is limited, and registration is encouraged by calling 502.350.5492.
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health was formed when two major Kentucky health care organizations came together in early 2012. KentuckyOne Health combines the Jewish and Catholic heritages of the two former systems – Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System. In late 2012, the organization formed a partnership with the University of Louisville Hospital | James Graham Brown Cancer Center. The nonprofit system is committed to improving the health of Kentuckians by integrating medical research, education, technology and health care services wherever patients receive care. KentuckyOne Health has more than 200 locations including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies across the state of Kentucky and southern Indiana.