Jefferson University Hospitals

Bariatric Surgery Webinar

Thank you for your information.

Through our Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Program more than 1,400 patients have safely undergone weight-loss surgery and many have found their diabetes, hypertension and sleep apnea completely resolved post-surgery.

Our informational webinar below discusses gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, safety concerns and more to help you decide if bariatric surgery is right for you.

If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (1-800-533-3669) or request an appointment online.

Health Chat

Presented by Philadelphia magazine and Jefferson Health

Who are the best candidates for weight loss surgery? What’s involved with having the surgery? Emmy-winning journalist and former NBC 10 investigative reporter, Lu Ann Cahn, finds out the answers by sitting down with bariatric surgeons Fernando B. Bonanni Jr., MD, Director, Institute of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health and David S. Tichansky, MD, FACS, Director, Jefferson Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Program, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital – Jefferson Health.

Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Program Webinar

Hosted by Dr. Tichansky

David S. Tichansky, MD

David S. Tichansky, MD
Professor of Surgery
Director, Division of Minimally Invasive, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery


Hosted by Dr. Kammerer

Michael R. Kammerer, MD

Michael R. Kammerer, MD
Instructor of Surgery
Division of Minimally Invasive Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Nutritional Video

Check out the following video for the highlights of the nutritional information from the webinars above.