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Pardee weight loss surgery information session

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Pardee UNC Health Care will host free weight loss surgery information sessions on Tuesday, Jan. 9 and Tuesday, Jan. 23 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the second floor of the Mission Pardee Health Campus, located at 2775 Hendersonville Road in Arden. Chris Edwards, M.D., FACS, a board-certified general and bariatric surgeon, will host both sessions. He will discuss how obesity affects a person psychologically and physically, and obesity treatment options. Attendees considering weight loss surgery will have an opportunity to ask Dr. Edwards questions about the program and make an appointment to discuss next steps. Visit to register. Attendees are welcome to bring friends or family members for support.


January 23
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Mission Pardee Health Campus
2775 Hendersonville Road
Arden, NC 28704 United States


Pardee UNC Health Care