Learn about weight loss surgery at free seminar at Saint Anne’s Hospital

Feb 8, 2019

Fall River, MA – If you are considering weight loss surgery, but aren’t sure how to get started, learn what’s new at a free information seminar with weight loss surgeon Matthew LeMaitre, MD.

Sponsored by the Steward Center for Weight Control at Saint Anne’s Hospital, information seminars include discussions about surgical options; criteria for weight loss surgery; and what to expect before, during and after surgery. You’ll also be able to talk one-on-one with Dr. LeMaitre and have the opportunity to schedule an office consultation.

Held on the first and third Wednesdays each month at Saint Anne’s Hospital, the next free session will be held on April 17. All programs are held from 6 to 7 p.m.

A graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine, Dr. LeMaitre completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and a fellowship in surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center, New Jersey. A member of Steward Medical Group, Dr. LeMaitre has performed bariatric surgery for more than 10 years, including at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center’s nationally recognized Center for Weight Control in Boston.

Dr. LeMaitre maintains local offices at Hawthorn Medical Associates in Dartmouth (531 Faunce Corner Road) and Saint Anne’s Hospital Medical Office Building in Fall River. He is accepting new patients for weight loss surgery at Saint Anne’s Hospital.

The Steward Center for Weight Control at Saint Anne’s Hospital is affiliated with St. Elizabeth Medical Center’s Center for Weight Control, a comprehensive adult center accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program and certified by the American College of Surgeons and American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Advance registration for seminars is requested. To learn more or pre-register, call 508-689-3944, or email SAHRSVP@Steward.org.

About Saint Anne’s Hospital

Founded by the Dominican Sisters of the Presentation in 1906, Saint Anne’s Hospital in Fall River, Massachusetts, is a full-service, acute care Catholic hospital with 211 beds and satellite locations in Dartmouth, Attleboro, Swansea, New Bedford, and Stoughton, Massachusetts. A member of Steward Health Care, Saint Anne’s provides nationally recognized patient- and family-centered inpatient care and outpatient clinical services to patients from surrounding Massachusetts and Rhode Island communities. In addition to bariatric surgery, Saint Anne’s key services include Center for Orthopedic Excellence; multiple robotic-assisted surgical capabilities, including orthopedic surgery, spine surgery, and general surgery; Saint Anne’s Hospital Regional Cancer Center; two ambulatory surgery centers; the Center for Pain Management; and inpatient geriatric psychiatry services. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.