Guthrie Bariatric Seminars in Vestal For Those Considering Weight-Loss Surgery

Sayre, Pa. – Guthrie is sponsoring a free informational seminar for anyone considering weight loss surgery on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. in Vestal, N.Y.

If you are considering weight loss surgery, learn more about the three surgical options performed by Guthrie’s Joshua Alley, MD, by attending a free New Surgical Patient Weight Loss Seminar. The seminar will take place on Thursday, Feb. 21at 6 the Guthrie Clinic office in Vestal at 2517 Vestal Parkway East. and last 90 minutes. The following topics will be covered:

• Medical impact of obesity
• Surgery overview
• Surgery options
• Risks and benefits of surgery
• Qualifications
• How to get started
Dr. Alley is one of the region's only fellowship-trained bariatric surgeons and will be on hand to answer questions.

To register for this seminar, please call 570-887-3920 or email

Guthrie Health is an integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and Upstate New York, serving patients from an 11-county service area. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, three hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., and Troy, Pa., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 260 physicians and 130 mid-level providers in a regional office network encompassing sub-specialty and primary care sites in 23 communities throughout Pennsylvania and New York.  Guthrie Health offers a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.