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HEH Lunchtime Talk: Surgery for Obesity: How Does It Work?


Assistant Professor Asim Shabbir
Director and Senior Consultant
Centre for Obesity Management and Surgery
Division of General Surgery (Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery)

Synopsis

Obesity is a ravaging disease that many are fast becoming prey to. Find out how the Centre for Obesity Management and Surgery works towards holistic long-term care for the obese and morbidly obese. Learn about various procedures that are now less invasive and safer than before, such as Bariatric Surgery – a behavior modification operation performed for those who have attempted other comprehensive weight loss treatments but continue to face severe health risks.


Venue : National University Hospital, 1 Main Building, O & G Seminar Room, Level 6 (between Wards 61 & 63)
Date : 6 July 2018
Time : 1.00 pm to 2.00 pm
Fee : Free. Registration is required.
Contact phone : 6772 2184