Debunking the Myths of Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery

The Fairfield Chamber of Commerce and Norma Pfriem Breast Center invite the public to an Evening of Wellness Lecture on Debunking the Myths of Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery on Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 6-7 p.m., at the Pfriem Center, 111 Beach Road, 2nd floor. This event is free and open to all.

The featured speaker is Saber Ghiassi, MD, MPH, FACS, Assistant Professor of Surgery (Gastrointestinal). Dr. Ghiassi is a Board Certified Surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery. He has extensive experience in treatment of obesity and metabolic syndrome, and he serves as the Site Director for Bariatric Surgery at Bridgeport Hospital. He is dedicated to caring for his patients through a holistic approach to health and well-being. Dr. Ghiassi completed his general surgery training at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, where he served as the administrative chief resident and was awarded the prestigious Alfred H. Aufses, Sr. Award in Surgery.

This lecture is the fourth in the 2015-2016 Evenings of Wellness Lecture Series hosted by the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce and Norma Pfriem Breast Center as a service to chamber members and the local community.

Under this topic, Dr. Ghiassi will share:

  • A healthy approach to weight loss.
  • The truth about bariatric surgery.
  • A healthy and safe treatment of obesity.

“We are proud to be partnering with Norma Pfriem Breast Center to help people live the healthiest lifestyle possible at any age or stage of life,” said Beverly A. Balaz, President of the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce.  “We are proud to provide current and up-to-date information on high-interest health topics for the community.”

Seating is limited. Please RSVP by Feb. 2, 2016 to the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce at 203-255-1011.

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