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Obesity Educational Seminars

“Combining surgery, diet and exercise to change lives”

Each month, UF assistant professor of surgery, Georgios Rossidis, M.D., hosts a free event open the public to discuss the problem of obesity, treatments for severe obesity and the outcomes of surgical treatment. All potential patients must complete a seminar prior to their first consultation with a UF bariatric surgeon. Event details are listed below. Please call 352.265.4226 to register.

Location:
UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital (South Tower) – 1st Floor
Auxiliary Conference Center, Room 1205
1515 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608

Dates and Times:
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Online Seminar

If you are unable to attend an in-person seminar, you may also view our online seminar before scheduling an appointment. This video (which may take a minute to load) is presented by Kfir Ben-David, M.D., director of the UF Health Weight Loss Surgery Center. Please be sure to watch the entire program and print the certificate at the end of the video. You must fax the certificate to us at 352.627.4173 before scheduling an appointment. Please also print and complete the new patient forms and bring them to your first appointment.