September 13, 2016: The Bariatric Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital hosts free monthly workshops on weight loss options available to those individuals who need to lose weight for medical reasons or who have not been successful with other methods of weight loss. Dr. Dominic Artuso will discuss available options and the medical benefits. The next workshop is scheduled for October 4th, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the Krutz Auditorium at Montefiore Nyack Hospital. For more information or to register, please call 845-348-3041.
The Bariatric Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital offers gastric band and gastric sleeve procedures which can help reduce susceptibility of life threatening illnesses associated with obesity including: heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and certain types of cancers. These minimally invasive surgical techniques can also help alleviate arthritis, back pain, sleep apnea, and improve overall quality of life. The Center also provides support from a multi-disciplinary team of physicians, nutritionists, and counselors which includes non-surgical weight loss techniques such as behavior modification, dietary aids, and supplements. Patients can receive all necessary tests for insurance approval in a single day.