Learn About Bariatric Surgery at Monongahela Valley Hospital

(March 20, 2018 - Carroll Township, Pa.)

Hiram Gonzalez, M.D., a surgeon at Monongahela Valley Hospital (MVH), will discuss MVH's Weight Control and Wellness Program, including bariatric surgery, during a free education session on Wednesday, April 4, at 6 p.m. in Monongahela Valley Hospital’s Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center.

Dr. Gonzalez will explain the three types of bariatric surgery MVH offers. The surgery is a weight reduction option for people struggling to lose 100 pounds or more.

"Several of the people who have had the surgery at Monongahela Valley Hospital have lowered their blood pressure and even eliminated the need for their diabetes medications," reports Dr. Gonzalez.

Parking is free for the session and includes light refreshments. To register, visit the program registration page on the Monongahela Valley Hospital Web site or call 724-258-1333.

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