Guthrie Bariatric Seminars For Those Considering Weight-Loss Surgery

Sayre, Pa. – Guthrie is sponsoring informational seminars for patients considering weight loss surgery.

If you are considering weight loss surgery, learn more about your options by attending a free patient orientation seminar. Seminars are presented by Guthrie’s weight loss surgeon and are offered two times per month at various locations. Seminars last 90 minutes and include the following topics:

• Medical impact of obesity
• Surgery overview
• Surgery options
• Risks and benefits of surgery
• Qualifications
• How to get started
The next sessions are Tuesday, August 14 and Tuesday, August 28 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the Patterson Auditorium on Guthrie’s Sayre campus.

To register, please call 570-887-3920 or email

Guthrie Health is a community-based, not-for-profit health care system jointly formed by Guthrie Healthcare System (GHS) and Guthrie Clinic, also not-for-profit health care organizations. GHS provides inpatient, outpatient and home-based services through Corning Hospital, Troy Community Hospital, Robert Packer Hospital, and Guthrie Home Care and Guthrie Hospice. Guthrie Clinic provides primary and specialty physician services at 25 regional clinics. Guthrie Health provides care for 200,000 patients annually within its eleven-county service area across the northern tier of Pennsylvania and the southern tier of New York.