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UPMC Magee Bariatric Services to Offer Virtual Information Session

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WHAT: During this UPMC Alive and Well presentation, participants will learn about surgical options for weight loss, endoscopic bariatric procedures and medical weight loss. UPMC’s Dr. Anita Courcoulas will discuss the health benefits of weight loss surgery, factors that make a person a likely surgical candidate and weight loss expectations.


Register Online at Once registered, participants will receive a confirmation email with access to view the virtual presentation.


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WHO: Anita Courcoulas, M.D., director of the bariatric surgery program at UPMC, chief, section of minimally invasive bariatric and general surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.


WHEN: 11 a.m., Thursday, May 13.


WHERE: Participants will join the virtual session online.