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07.15.2014

UW Medical Center Weight Loss Management Program opens

Surgical and non-surgical approaches to weight loss are offered

HSNewsBeat  |  Updated 12:45 PM, 07.15.2014

Posted in: Healthcare

  • UW Medical Center has relocated and expanded its Weight Loss Management Program. ThinkStock
A Weight Loss Management Program opened today, July 15, at UW Medical Center-Roosevelt in Seattle. The program is a relocation of the former Bariatric Surgery Clinic and an expansion of services to include new, non-surgical approaches to weight management.  Weight loss surgery options include laparoscopic gastric bypass, sleeve gastrestomy and laparoscopic banding.

The multidisciplinary team of providers consists of bariatric surgeons, an internal medicine physician, a nurse practitioner, social workers, and a registered dietitian. The program is located at 4225 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, on the first floor, and is one of the stops of the free bus shuttle from UW Medical Center.
 
The providers include:
 
• Saurabh Khandelwal, M.D.
• Marcelo Hinojosa, M.D.
 Ellen Schur, M.D.
• Patricia Hardman, A.R.N.P.
• Tiana Colovos, R.D.
• Jaime Waliczek, R.D.
• Ruth Foster Koth, M.S.W.
• Teresa Holder, M.S.W.
 
The hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. The phone number is 206-598-2274.
Tagged with: weight-loss, bariatric surgery, UW Medical Center
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