Topic: Weight Loss and Bariatric

Bariatric Surgery Seminar

Bariatric surgery is for people who are severely overweight and have been unable to achieve long-term weight loss through diet and exercise. For many, it may offer hope for improved health, a longer lifespan and a better quality of life.

Olathe Health Education Center

21201 W. 152nd Sr.
Room 102
Olathe, Kansas 66062

JCCC building just west of Olathe Medical Center

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At this free seminar, Harlan L. Opie, MD, bariatric surgeon at Olathe Medical Center, will discuss the qualifications for surgery, treatment options and nutritional guidelines after surgery.

There will be ample time for your questions. Harlan L. Opie, MD, is experienced in all three weight-loss surgery procedures - the gastric bypass, gastric banding and gastric sleeve. He is Board Certified in General Surgery.

Bariatric surgery at Olathe Medical Center is intended for people age 18-to-60 who are 100 pounds or more overweight (with a Body Mass Index of 35 or greater) and who have not had success with other weight loss therapies such as diet, exercise, medications, etc.

Speakers

  • Harlan L. Opie, MD, FACS

    Harlan Opie MD, FACS

    Surgeon

    Dr. Harlan Opie is an experienced, board-certified Surgeon. He is skilled in all three weight-loss surgery procedures - gastric bypass, gastric banding and gastric sleeve.

FAQs

  • At Olathe Health, we perform the following Bariatric Surgery procedures.

    • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y)
    • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
    • Lap-Band Removal and Conversion


    Click here to learn more about each procedure.

  • Answer the three questions below. If you answer yes for all three, you may be a good candidate for bariatric surgery. Sign up for a free informational seminar today and find out more about improving your health and quality of life.

    • Are you between the ages of 18 and 60?
    • Are you 100 pounds or more overweight, with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 35 or greater? Click here to use our BMI calculator
    • Have you tried without success other weight loss therapies such as diet, exercise, medications, etc.?
  • Register to attend a free bariatric surgery seminar at Olathe Medical Center. Seminars are held once a month, and are the best way to learn about our procedures, find out if you're a candidate, meet board-certified surgeon Harlan L. Opie, MD and the bariatric team and ask questions to help you make the best decision for you.