LONG BRANCH, NJ, February 10, 2011 — Monmouth Medical Center will present a special health event in April featuring a host of presentations by experts in the care of gastrointestinal disorders, obesity surgery and complex hernias.
On Wednesday, April 27, from 5 to 8:45 p.m., the specialized team of physicians at the Centers for Minimally Invasive Esophageal/Gastric and Complex Hernia Surgery at Monmouth Medical Center will host “The Who, What, Where and Why of GI Disorders.” The event will be held at the Sheraton Eatontown Hotel on Industrial Way East, just off of Route 35 North.
These centers offer a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis, management and treatment of a host of digestive diseases and conditions and has introduced to central New Jersey the most advanced, state-of-the-art laparoscopic surgical and endoscopic treatment options.
Introducing the program will be Michael A. Goldfarb, M.D., FACS, Chair of the Department of Surgery at Monmouth Medical Center, and Program Director Debra LaRusso, R.N., B.S.N. The program will address conditions including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Barrett’s esophagus, hiatus and paraesophageal hernias and complex hernias requiring abdominal wall reconstruction, esophageal motility (swallowing) problems, benign and malignant esophageal and gastric tumors and obesity.
Evening presentations will feature discussions by laparoscopic GI surgeons Frank Borao, M.D., and Steven Binenbaum, M.D., plastic and reconstructive surgeons Gregory Greco, M.D., and Andrew Elkwood, M.D., cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon Anthony J. Squillaro, M.D., and gastroenterologists Steven Alan Gorcey, M.D., and Ben Terrany, M.D.
The free event will offer beverages, light fare and giveaways, as well as information on other Monmouth Medical Center programs. Registration is required to attend this event. To register or to learn more, or to learn more about the Centers for Minimally Invasive Esophageal/Gastric and Complex Hernia Surgery, call 1-888-724-7123, and select prompt 4.
February 10 , 2011
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