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October 7, 2011 - October Med School Café - Dramatically Improving Your Health with Bariatric Surgery
The October Med School Café lecture will feature Dr. Sheetal Nijhawan, assistant professor of surgery at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine.

Her lecture, titled “Dramatically Improving Your Health with Bariatric Surgery” will take place Oct. 20, 2011, at the Mobile Museum of Art in Mobile. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m., and the presentation begins at noon.

Dr. Nijhawan, who serves as a laparoscopic and bariatric surgeon for the USA Physicians Group with special qualifications in robotic surgery, will discuss bariatric surgery, or weight loss surgery. She will explain the procedures available for those interested in weight loss surgery, as well as information on what you can expect from the procedure.

Dr. Nijhawan earned her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute in Bangalore, India. She completed a categorical surgery residency program at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. In addition, she completed a fellowship in minimally invasive, robotic and bariatric surgery with the University of California at San Diego.

The Mobile Museum of Art is located at 4850 Museum Drive in Mobile.

The Med School Café lecture and lunch are provided free of charge, but reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations, please call Kim Partridge at (251) 460-7770 or e-mail

Med School Café is a free community lecture series sponsored by the USA Physicians Group. Each month, faculty from the USA College of Medicine share their expertise on a specific medical condition, providing insight on the latest treatment available.

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