Dr. Samuel Hykin to Discuss Bariatric Surgery at May 16 Seminar in Albany

Samuel Hykin, M.D.

St. Peter’s Health Partners will hold a free educational seminar, titled “Weight Loss Surgery: It’s About Winning!”

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 program will be held:

Thursday, May 16

The event will take place:

6 to 7:30 p.m.
Mercy Auditorium
St. Peter’s Hospital campus

310 S. Manning Blvd. (Across the street from the hospital)

The distinguished speaker will be: Samuel Hykin, M.D., a bariatric and general surgeon with Samaritan Hospital Bariatric and Metabolic Care,  a practice of St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates.

Dr. Hykin will discuss aspects of  weight loss surgery including who may be a candidate for surgery, how patients who choose weight loss surgery can lose up to 70 percent of excess weight, what types of surgical procedures are available, and the risks involved. 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 518-525-2227 to reserve a seat.

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