Schneck bariatric seminar set

Schneck Medical Center offers a free educational seminar on surgical weight-loss options the second Monday of each month at the Seymour hospital.

The next seminar will be at 6 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Schneck auditorium near the visitors entrance. No reservations are required.

During the seminar, Dr. Robert Cooper will discuss the benefits and risks of weight-loss surgery and its growing use for the treatment of morbid obesity. He is a surgeon dedicated to helping bariatric patients reach their goal of a healthier lifestyle.

Cooper earned his medical degree from the University of Louisville and completed his surgical training at Boston University. He has developed advanced skills in laparoscopic surgery and is a member of the American Society of Bariatric Surgery.

Information: Cathy Hildebrand at 812-523-5879