Lourdes Health Talk

Necessary Weight Loss? Try Bariatric Surgery

Mark Salcone, DO - Speaker Bio
Mark A. Salcone, D.O. completed his residency here at Our Lady of Lourdes through UMDNJ-SOM where he received several academic achievement awards as well as being recognized as chief resident in general surgery. He then went on to pursue further training in advanced Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at The Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia. He is Board-certified in General Surgery and licensed in both New Jersey and Virginia. Dr. Salcone has recently joined the Lourdes Medical Associates Department of Surgery in Haddon Heights. His areas of interest include Minimally Invasive Bariatric procedures as well as advanced gastrointestinal surgery of the foregut for both benign (achalasia, reflux disease, paraesophageal hernias, pancreatitis) and malignant disease, laparoscopic and open approaches to ventral and inguinal hernias, and benign and malignant disease of the colon and rectum.

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  • Topic Info:Weight loss surgery is an option for people who are severely obese and cannot lose weight with diet and exercise alone.

    People seeking weight loss surgery may suffer from serious obesity-related health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, joint pain, and problems with sleep.

    There are three main types of weight loss surgery: Restrictive, Malabsorptive and a Combination of both.

    Mark Salcone, D.O. is here to answer questions about Lourdes Medical bariatric/weight loss surgery and the choices available to you.