FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital and Pinehurst Surgical have established a comprehensive Bariatric Surgical Program in the mid-Carolinas. The program offers Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy and adjustable gastric band surgical approaches to significant weight loss and maintenance for those suffering from morbid obesity. The FirstHealth Bariatric Center is staffed by an interdisciplinary team who provide quality education and support, before and after surgery.
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Dr. Ronald Kader
After years of struggling with weight, Dr. Ronald Kader, an emergency room physician, opts for weight-loss surgery at Moore Regional.Learn more
Watch as Volonda Calloway from My Carolina today interviews weight-loss surgery patient, Mark Rhyne & bariatric surgeon, Dr. Raymond Washington.
Trembley had weight-loss surgery, a Roux-en Y gastric bypass procedure, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital on Aug. 20, 2010. In addition to being a successful bariatric patient, Trembley has become a passionate spokesperson for FirstHealth’s weight-loss service.Read More
Danielle chose to have the gastric sleeve surgery so she could lose weight, feel healthy, and have the opportunity to play and have fun with her kids in the evenings after work instead of being tired every night after work and just sitting on the couch.
JoAnn received the gastric sleeve less than two years ago from FirstHealth. Since her surgery, JoAnn has gone from a size 20 to a size 8, and she feels great. Hear more of JoAnn's story.
Brittany had gastric sleeve surgery at FirstHealth. At three months post surgery, she had already lost 60 pounds. A 24-year old emergency room nurse with polycystic ovarian syndrome, Brittany had a hard losing weight because of the disease. Hear Brittany's story.
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