September 11, 2006
Free weight loss surgery seminar set for Sept. 13 at Holiday Inn of Issaquah
A free seminar designed to help men and women better understand
the benefits of weight loss surgery will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on
Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the Holiday Inn of Issaquah.
The seminar will feature Dr. Myur Srikanth, one of the leading
bariatric surgeons in the Puget Sound area, as well as several of
his patients who will talk about their experiences.
Bariatric, or weight loss, surgery is a successful treatment for
morbid obesity, which can lead to diabetes, heart disease, high
blood pressure, sleep apnea and other health problems.
To register for the free seminar, go online to
www.FHShealth.org, or call
The seminar is sponsored by St. Francis Hospital of Federal Way,
which is recognized as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by
the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. St. Francis part of the
Franciscan Health System.
Franciscan Health System is a
private, non-profit organization that includes St. Joseph Medical
Center in Tacoma, St. Clare Hospital in Lakewood, St. Francis
Hospital in Federal Way; Franciscan Medical Group (a network of
primary-care and specialty-care clinics and physicians); and
Franciscan Hospice House. Franciscan is affiliated with Catholic
Health Initiatives, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit
healthcare systems. Franciscan website: