Archive | January 10, 2014

Weighing Your Weight-loss Options?

Antonetti_LabCoatLexington Medical Center is pleased to begin its 2014 Physician Lecture Series with “Weighing Your Weight-loss Options?” featuring Dr. Marc Antonetti, MD, FACS, of The South Carolina Obesity Surgery Center at Riverside Surgical Group, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice. This free lecture will take place on Monday, January 27, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. inside the Lexington Medical Center Auditorium located inside Lexington Medical Park 1 at 2728 Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia.

Dr. Antonetti will talk about the types of surgical and non-surgical weight loss options that are available at the South Carolina Obesity Surgery Center, offer advice about pursuing these options, discuss the best way to choose a bariatric surgery center and explain how the bariatric surgery process works.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask questions.

Accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, the South Carolina Obesity Surgery Center is home to some of the most experienced bariatric surgeons in the Southeast. In addition to Dr. Antonetti, its surgeons are Jim Givens, MD, FACS, S. Gray Hughes, MD, FACS and Glen Strickland, MD, FACS. They have performed more than 4,000 bariatric surgeries. To learn more about the South Carolina Obesity Surgery Center and view patient testimonial videos, visit www.scobesity.com.

Lexington Medical Center offers a free physician lecture each month. For topics and schedules, visit our website.