Weight-loss Classes

Saint Francis offers several classes to learn about the various weight loss options:

Bariatric Surgery Information Session
Nissin Nahmias, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.M.B.S., Medical Director of the Bariatric Surgery Center, to learn more about obesity and bariatric surgery, including BMI (Body Mass Index), morbid obesity, options and outcomes of bariatric surgery, and more. This informative lecture will introduce you to the weight loss surgery process, and educate you about all aspects of minimally invasive bariatric surgery. Learn more... 

Holistic Weight Loss Solutions
Join us for an opportunity to of create a new you. Holistic techniques will be taught and discussed to support an understanding of balanced nourishment for your body, mind and spirit. Topics included are nutrition, hypnosis, gentle movement, and mindfulness. Learn more:

Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatments for Obesity
Join Nissin Nahmias, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.M.B.S., the Medical Director of the Bariatric Center at Saint Francis, as he discusses various options for long-term weight loss. Learn more... 

Weight Loss Surgery: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding
Discover ways to achieve long-term weight loss and to reclaim your health. Scott Ellner, D.O., will explain the surgical option of LapBand surgery and review the comprehensive program that is available at Saint Francis Hospital. Learn more...