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Bariatric and Weight Loss Center
As the CSRA's only Center of Excellence, the Bariatric Program at Trinity Hospital of Augusta provides patients with the following services:
- Weight loss support
- Nutritional counseling
- In depth information on different types of bariatric surgery such as the Lap-Band procedure
- Guidance with the steps to take to get weight loss surgery and the qualifications for such procedures
- Obesity Support Group
Trinity Hospital sponsors monthly Bariatric Surgery Information Sessions on the first and third Thursday of every month at 5:30pm. Please click one of the following dates for specific information:
- October 18, 2012
November 1, 2012
November 15, 2012
December 6, 2012
December 20, 2012
In addition, Bariatric Support Group meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Sister Mary Louise Conference Room on the ground floor of Trinity Hospital.
If you are intersted in our Bariatric Program, please visit our website at www.trinitybariatrics.com for further details and educational information about bariatric surgery.
For information on the services provided through the Bariatric Program at Trinity, please call 706-481-7298. Read what others have to say about having bariatric surgery at Trinity Hospital at www.obesityhelp.com.