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Bariatric Seminars

Join Stelios Rekkas, MD, for an informative discussion about bariatric surgery, including Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, a weight loss surgery that removes approximately two-thirds of the stomach and can help reduce diseases such as diabetes, high-blood pressure, and other obesity-related conditions. Dr. Rekkas will also discuss other types of bariatric surgery.

The seminar includes a question-and-answer period. Light refreshments will be served. Any questions, please call 941-254-4957.

All seminares are from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Manatee Memorial Hospital Executive Boardroom unless noted.
206 Second Street East
Bradenton, FL 34208


  • November 12*
  • November 20
  • December 10*
  • December 18
  • January 29, 2015
  • February 26, 2015
  • March 26, 2015
  • April 30, 2015

*Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Conference Room 1
8330 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202


Weight-loss Support Groups

This support group is designed to provide post-operative support as well as for future surgical weight-loss patients who are interested in first hand experiences and insight.

  • October 24; 3:30 p.m.
  • November 21; 3:30 p.m.
  • December 12; 3:30 p.m.
  • January 24, 2015; 9 a.m.
  • February 13, 2015; 3:30 p.m.
  • March 14, 2015; 9 a.m.
  • April 17, 2015; 3:30 p.m.

Manatee Memorial Hospital Auditorium
206 2nd St E
Bradenton, FL 34208

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