Press Release

For Immediate Release
Aug 14, 2014
Contact : Donna Sellmann, Public Relations Manager  
(732) 840-3279

August 2014 Bariatric Weight Loss Lectures Sponsored by Southern Ocean Medical Center


Manahawkin, NJ - For people who have struggled to lose weight using traditional methods such as diet, weight loss pills, and exercise, the Bariatric Center at Southern Ocean Medical Center offers patients the opportunity to return to good health with a safe and healthy way to lose weight and keep it off. A team of dedicated surgeons offers comprehensive services, including gastric banding, gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy.

Southern Ocean Medical Center offers free educational programs for people to learn about weight loss surgery. Please register for the free seminar by calling  800.560.9990.

Monday, August 18, 2014
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Southern Ocean Medical Center - Center for Health
279 Mathistown Rd., Little Egg Harbor

Monday, August 25, 2014
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Ocean County Library — Lacey, 10 Lacey Rd., Forked River

About Southern Ocean Medical Center
Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin is a member of the Meridian Health family, which includes Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital in Neptune, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, and most recently, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel. Southern Ocean Medical Center is home to a wide range of clinical services and programs specializing in cardiovascular and stroke care, maternity and women's health, orthopedics and joint health, bariatric surgery, and wellness and prevention programs.  Part of Meridian Cancer Care, Southern Ocean Medical Center provides comprehensive cancer services, including radiation oncology, surgery, and clinical trials, and is connected to specialized programs and services throughout Meridian Health. For more information, visit or call 1-800-DOCTORS.