PHCS to Host Live Web Chat on Weight-Loss Surgery
Mar 23, 2011
Dr. Wai-Yip Chau, a specialist in bariatric surgery, including gastric
bypass and gastric banding, will outline options for weight-loss surgery
when Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS) hosts its next live Web chat on
Thursday, March 24.
The free event will begin at 7 p.m. on PHCS' UStream channel: www.ustream.tv/channel/princetonhealth.
Dr. Chau, a member of the treatment team at the Bariatric Surgery
Center of Excellence at University Medical Center at Princeton, offers
patients a full range of procedures. Through his affiliation with UMCP,
Dr. Chau now accepts several commercial insurance plans.
To participate in the Web chat, users will need a PC or MAC with a
broadband Internet connection and Adobe Flash Player installed.
Download the latest Adobe Flash Player at http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
Participants will be required to log in or create a new account at
the site to ask questions. To pre-register, call (609) 897-8980 or
visit www.princetonhcs.org/calendar. Those who register will be entered in a drawing immediately following the Web chat for one of several $25 gift cards.
The UStream events are intended to give consumers a free and
convenient way to pose their questions to an expert in his or her field.
The chat with Dr. Chau will be his second appearance on PHCS' UStream
Previous Web chats have featured Dr. Heather van Raalte, a
fellowship-trained urogynecologist, discussing pelvic floor disorders;
Anthony Dissen, R.D., offering advice on sustainable weight loss; and
Dr. John Passalaris, a cardiologist discussing heart and vascular
health. The previous Web chats can be viewed at www.ustream.tv/channel/princetonhealth.