Guthrie to Offer Free Weight Loss Seminar

Sayre, Pa. – Medical weight loss physician Verlyn Warrington, MD and weight loss surgeon Joshua Alley, MD, FACS will offer a free medical and surgical weight loss seminar on Tuesday, April 15 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Patterson Auditorium on the Guthrie Sayre campus. The seminar will be offered simultaneously via videoconference at Guthrie Corning Hospital, 176 Denison Parkway East in Corning and Guthrie Ithaca, 1780 Hanshaw Road in Ithaca.

The seminar will include a discussion of:

  • The medical impact of obesity
  • Medical weight loss options
  • Three options for surgery
  • Risks and benefits of surgery
  • Whether you’re a candidate for surgery
  • How to get started

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

Guthrie is a non-profit 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, 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 offers a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.