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Is Bariatric Surgery Right For You?

Bartlesville, Okla. (September 14, 2015) — Jane Phillips Medical Center will be conducting a series of classes for individuals interested in learning more about bariatricsurgery as a treatment for obesity.

The hour sessions will be led by surgeons Dr. Brent Steward, Dr. Ted “Trey” Auschwitz, III and Dr. Scott E. Williams. They will inform participants about the options that are available for this type of elective surgery as well as all of the requirements that must be met prior to any procedure.

Dr. Brent Steward has been a member of the JPMC medical staff since 2009. Prior to arriving in Bartlesville, Dr. Steward was in private practice for ten years performing general, vascular, bariatric, and minimally-invasive surgery in Topeka, Kansas. During his time there, he was responsible for beginning the bariatric surgery program and went on to perform hundreds of procedures over the course of ten years.

Dr. Steward earned his medical degree from the University ofKansas School of Medicine and completed his residency and internship at the KU Medical Center in Kansas City. He is board certifi ed in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery.

Dr. Ted “Trey” Auschwitz, III, has been a member of the JPMC medical staff since 2010. He earned his medical degree at Oklahoma State University. He completed his residency and training at Michigan State University Genesys Regional Medical Center. He is board certifi ed by the American College Osteopathic Surgeons.

Dr. Scott E. Williams has been a member of the JPMC medical staff since 2007. He earned his medical degree from the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City. He completed his residency training at South PointeHospital and his internship at Osteopathic Medical Center of Texas in Ft. Worth. He is board certifi ed by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery.

Those interested in attending a seminar can contact Jane Phillips Diabetes and Nutrition Education at 918/331-1143.

All classes will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Jane Phillips Medical Center in the first floor classroom.

2015 Schedule:
Thursday, October 15
Thursday, December 17

2016 Schedule:
February  11
April 14
June 9
August 11
October 13
December 8

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