Free Bariatric Surgery Education Seminar

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Educational Seminars are the first step to starting our program but you are not under any commitment by attending. You will be presented with information to help assist you in understanding the procedures available and the process for preparing for surgery.

Once accepted into the program, you will be required to attend a specific number of support groups based on your insurance. They are free to attend and no registration is required.

2019Putnam Seminars
Greenwich Seminars

(H) = Hyde Conference Room, Main Hospital
(C) = CosCob Conference Room, Main Hospital
(LR) = 260 Long Ridge Road, Rm 200, Stamford
Jan ’191/171/7 (H)
Feb2/212/4 & 2/18 (H)
Mar3/213/4 & 3/4 (H)
Apr4/184/1 & 4/29 (H)
May5/165/13 & 5/28 (H)
Jun6/206/10 & 6/24 (H)
Jul7/187/8 & 7/22 (H)
Aug8/158/5 & 8/19 (H)
Sep9/199/3 & 9/16 (H)
Oct10/1710/14 & 10/28 (H)
Nov11/2111/11 & 11/25 (H)
Dec12/1912/9 & 12/23 (H)

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Location Information

Westchester Seminars :

Due to the extreme popularity of the online webinar, live educational seminars at WMC have been discontinued. Westchester Medical Center online webinar is available 24/7!

Westchester Medical Center
100 Woods Road
Lower Level
Valhalla, NY 10595

Contact: Lina A. Piccininni RN, BSN

Putnam Seminars :

Bariatric Coordinator
Putnam Hospital Center
670 Stoneleigh Avenue
Carmel, N.Y. 10512

Contact: Gretchen Montazella RN BSN, Bariatric Coordinator
845-279-5711 ext 5904

Vassar Seminars :

45 Reade Place
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Contact: Gretchen Montazella RN BSN
845-279-5711 ext 5904

Greenwich Seminars :

5 Perryridge Road
Greenwich, CT 06830

Contact: Cheryl Williams, Bariatric Program Coord (203) 863-3646
Cheryl Williams to view Greenwich Hospital’s online seminar

Additional Information

Putnam Seminars & Vassar Seminars: Please call to register to complete brief intake to determine eligibility 845-230-4797. This is a physician lead seminar and begins promply.The seminar is completed in 1-1.5 hours, please bring insurance card. Please refer to event calendar for any changes or cancellations.


Westchester Medical Center has now made it incredibly convenient to learn about the surgical options available at WMC * This educational webinar is available 24/7 from the privacy of your own computer. As the webinar covers the same content presented at our live seminars, completing the webinar will satisfy the mandatory seminar requirement.

All you have to do is clink on the link below and follow the prompts. You will be required to watch the entire webinar completely and answer questions throughout. If you stop the webinar and come back to it later, it will generate an “incomplete” report and you will then need to start from the beginning. So please allow yourself adequate time to start and finish . It should take you approximately 60 minutes.

Once you have viewed the webinar I will receive notification with your information. I will then forward that information to Advanced Surgeons who will contact you to ask if you would like to make an appointment to see one of the surgeons. You will have the opportunity at your consultation to ask all the questions you may have.

*This webinar is intended only for patients considering bariatric surgery at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY.