If you’re someone who is considering weight-loss surgery, you can learn more about the procedures and whether you’re a candidate for one at a free seminar on the topic Thursday, Feb. 6, at Centura Health – St. Catherine Hospital.
Tom Brown, MD, who has begun
seeing patients monthly for weight-loss consultations at Siena Medical Clinic
in Garden City, will be the featured speaker at the seminar, scheduled for
5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, in Classroom 1 at St. Catherine. Light
snacks and refreshments will be served.
To register, go to https://www.centura.org/classes-and-events and under Search by City/Hospital, select St. Catherine Hospital, then select Weight Loss Surgery Seminar.
Dr. Brown, who established the nationally recognized Colorado Bariatric Surgery Institute in 2001, performs robotic bariatric surgery, which allow for less pain and a shorter hospital stay and recovery period. Robotic surgery is offered for the gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, removal of a gastric band and/or conversion to a sleeve and other revisional bariatric procedures.
As a leading surgeon in the development of bariatric procedures in Colorado and the most experienced robotic bariatric surgeon in the Rocky Mountain region, Dr. Brown has performed 6,000 bariatric procedures with successful outcomes. More than 600 of the surgeries were performed robotically.