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BFMC to Host Informational Event on Weight-loss Surgery on June 26

GREENFIELD — Individuals who are considering weight-loss surgery or have questions about the procedure and outcomes are invited to attend an informational event hosted by Baystate Franklin Medical Center on Wednesday, June 26 at 7 p.m. at Terrazza at Greenfield Country Club.

Dr. Thampi Ampadi, general surgeon and head of the Bariatric program at Baystate Franklin Medical Center, will speak, along with Dr. John Romanelli, medical director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield.

Benefits and outcomes will be discussed, along with the enrollment process. Former patients will speak about impacts on their lives, and a bariatric nurse coordinator and nutritionist will be available to answer questions. 

The event is free to attend, but registration is strongly suggested at weightlossevening.eventbrite.com.