Dr. Matthew McDonald to Discuss Bariatric Surgery at March 13 Seminar in Troy

Matthew D. McDonald, DO, FACS

St. Peter’s Health Partners will hold a free educational seminar, titled Weight Loss Surgery: Take the First Step.

Free and open to the public, the program is intended for patients, their family members and loved ones, and others who are concerned about weight loss issues. The event will take place:

Monday, March 13
6 to 7:30 p.m.
Margaret W. Krause Center – Samaritan Hospital Campus
2212 Burdett Ave. in Troy (across the street from the hospital)

The distinguished speaker will be: Matthew D. McDonald, DO, FACS, bariatric surgeon with Samaritan Hospital Bariatric and Metabolic Care, a practice of St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates.

Dr. McDonald will discuss how weight loss surgery may be an option for patients in situations when non-surgical approaches to weight loss are unsuccessful. He will also discuss how patients who choose weight loss surgery can lose up to 70 percent of excess weight. Weight loss surgery is known to improve or resolve more than 30 obesity-related conditions, including Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea, hypertension, and high cholesterol.

Space is limited and registration is required. Please call 518-687-9779 to reserve a seat.

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