Sessions will provide info about bariatric surgery

Bariatric medical director Dr. David J. Lee and nurse practitioner Samantha Grider will hold free information sessions at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 8 and 22 at Southern Indiana Surgery, 2325 18th St., Suite 220, Columbus, for people interested in learning more about obesity and bariatric surgery.

Lee will cover the causes of obesity, trends and quality-of-life issues. The sessions will also explore misconceptions about bariatric surgery, lifestyle implications, insurance coverage and surgery options.

To register, call the Bariatric Center at 812-418-3512 or visit