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Bariatric Surgery Services at Port Huron Hospital

Bariatric Surgery Information Seminar

Bariatric Surgery Support Group

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If you have a serious weight problem and want to improve your health and quality of life, bariatric surgery at Port Huron Hospital may be your answer. 

The Bariatric Center of Michigan is accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and has been designated as an Aetna Institute of Quality® Bariatric Surgery Facility . 

These accreditations reflect our commitment to providing exceptional care for patients seeking laparoscopic gastric banding, gastric bypass and gastric sleeve bariatric surgical weight loss procedures. Learn more about our bariatric surgery accreditations.

Bariatric Surgical Procedures

  • You have a choice - Port Huron Hospital offers a total of three laparoscopic bariatric weight-loss surgery procedures: laparoscopic sleeve Gastrectomy, laparoscopic roux-en-y gastric bypass and laparoscopic gastric banding surgery.
  • Adjustable gastric banding weight-loss surgery has been performed at Port Huron Hospital since March, 2002. The Port Huron Hospital LAP-BAND® Center of Michigan was the first comprehensive weight-loss surgery center dedicated exclusively to LAP-BAND® surgery in the state of Michigan.

Bariatric Surgery Information Seminars at Port Huron Hospital: 

The decision to have bariatric surgery may be a difficult one to make. Port Huron Hospital understands and wants to help in the decision-making process. If you are interested in bariatric surgery, the first step is to register for one of the bariatric surgery informational seminars. The seminars are free - there is no cost to attend and attendees are able to ask questions and to meet the physicians who perform the procedures. The seminars are about one hour long and attendance is a requirement for surgery. The dates and times of the free bariatric surgery information seminars are listed below:

 

Seminar Date and Time (Click to register) Physician Group Procedures Performed
Saturday April 12, 10 a.m. HOPE Surgical Services Gasric Bypass
Gastric Sleeve
Gastric Band
Saturday April 19, 10 a.m. Dr. Bhesania Gastric Sleeve                 Gastric Band
Monday April 21, 5:30 p.m. HOPE Surgical Services Gastric Bypass
Gastric Sleeve
Gastric Band
Saturday May 3, 10 a.m. Dr. Bhesania Gastric Sleeve
Gastric Band
Monday May 12, 5:30 p.m. HOPE Surgical Services Gastric Bypass
Gastric Sleeve 
Gastric Band
Monday May 19, 5:00 p.m. Dr. Bhesania Gastric Sleeve
Gastric Band
Saturday May 24, 10 a.m. HOPE Surgical Services Gastric Bypass
Gastric Sleeve
Gastric Band
Monday June 2, 5:00 p.m. Dr. Bhesania Gastric Sleeve
Gastric Band 
Saturday June 14, 10 a.m HOPE Surgical Services Gastric Bypass
Gastric Sleeve
Gastric Band
Saturday June 21, 10 a.m. Dr. Bhesania Gastric Sleeve
Gastric Band 
Monday June 30, 5:30 p.m. HOPE Surgical Services Gastric Bypass
Gastric Sleeve
Gastric Band 
Monday July 7, 5:00 p.m.          Dr. Bhesania         Gastric Sleeve         Gastric Band             
Satruday July 19, 10 a.m.  HOPE Surgical Services Gastric Bypass        Gastric Sleeve         Gastric Band 
Monday July 28, 5:30 p.m.        HOPE Surgical Services          Gastric Bypass        Gastric Sleeve         Gastric Band
Saturday August 2, 10 a.m. Dr. Bhesania           Wismer 3rd Floor  Gastric Sleeve         Gastric Band
Monday August 11,  5:30 p.m.  HOPE Surgical Services          Gastric Bypass        Gastric Sleeve         Gastric Bypass
Monday August 18, 5 p.m.  Dr. Bhesania  Gastric Sleeve         Gastric Band
Saturday August 23, 10 a.m. HOPE Surgical Services          Gastric Bypass        Gastric Sleeve         Gastric Band 
Saturday September 6, 10 a.m. HOPE Surgical Services         Gastrlic Bypass      Gastrlic Sleeve        Gastric Band 
Monday September 8, 5 a.m.  Dr. Bhesania Gastric Sleeve         Gastric Band
Saturday September 20, 10 a.m.   Dr. Bhesania Gastric Sleeve         Gastric Band 
Monday September 29, 5:30 p.m. HOPE Surgical Services  Wismer 3rd Floor  Gastric Bypass        Gastric Sleeve         Gastric Band 

 

Seminar Purpose: To learn about the surgical weight loss options from the bariatric surgeons who perform the procedures at Port Huron Hospital. Seminar content will vary by presenter. You must register in advance for the seminars. You may register online or by contacting HealthAccess.

The Seminars are held in the Duffy Classroom on 1st Floor Wismer Center, unless otherwise specified.

*The surgeons who perform bariatric surgery at Port Huron Hospital are Dr. Nunnally, Medical Director, Dr. Kansakar and Dr. McFarlane who practice with HOPE Surgical Services, and Dr. Boutt and Dr. Bhesania who practice independently.

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General Bariatric Surgery Information:

Port Huron Hospital HealthAccess
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1.800.228.1484 (Michigan Callers)
1.810.989.3199

Patient Contact Information:

Port Huron Hospital
Bariatric Center of Michigan
Wismer 3rd Floor Clinic
1221 Pine Grove Avenue
Port Huron, MI 48060
810.989.3328