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Dr. Lisa Medvetz, bariatric surgeon, is seen at a free weight-loss seminar last fall. She will be offering another one February 7 at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

WMCHC announces Honesdale Bariatrics

HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers has announced the establishment of Honesdale Bariatrics, a weight-loss program offered by Honesdale Surgical Associates and Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers. Both non-surgical and surgical procedures will be performed at Wayne Memorial Hospital by experienced weight-loss surgeons Lisa Medvetz, MD, FACS and Yiang (Sean) Yuan, MD, FACS.

Honesdale Bariatrics will offer vertical sleeve gastrectomy, AspireAssist, intra-gastric balloon insertion, gastric bypass and duodenal switch, revisions of bariatric procedures and non-surgical protocols. Dr. Medvetz and Dr. Yuan will also oversee management of complications related to bariatric procedures.

The bariatric program was prompted by a free weight loss seminar presented by Dr. Medvetz at Wayne Memorial Hospital last fall, which drew close to 75 attendees. Dr. Medvetz will hold a second free weight-loss seminar on Wednesday, February 7, at 6 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Hospital. All are welcome, but an RSVP is appreciated;  email For more information call 570/253-8635.


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