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Are You Severely Obese? Consider Weight-Loss Options at Manatee Memorial Hospital

More than one-third of adults classified as obese during 2011-2014, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Manatee Memorial Hospital offers weight-loss surgery that can help seriously overweight people get the long-term weight loss they need.

Stelios Rekkas, MD, FASC, general surgeon and member of the medical staff at Manatee Memorial Hospital

Stelios Rekkas, MD, FACS, Bariatric Surgeon and the Medical Director of the Weight-Loss Program at Manatee Memorial Hospital, discusses your options for assisted weight loss if you are severely obese.