The first step of your weight loss journey begins with learning about all your options. We offer free seminars about weight loss and how our services can help you regain a healthy life. In our educational seminars, our bariatric surgeon covers everything you need to know about weight loss surgery, including gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy. Topics include:

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Bariatric/Weight Loss Seminar

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Why colon cancer is on the rise among young people, plus, solving problems with your cable company.

Watch Full Episodes Online of Direct Connection on PBS | Monday, March 6, 2017

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If someone is having a stroke, identifying the symptoms and immediately calling 911 are the most important steps to saving that person’s life. Watch Dr. Michael Phipps, one of UMMC’s stroke neurologists, go over the signs of a stroke.

If you believe you or someone you know is having a stroke, call 911 immediately.
Congratulations to the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus on receiving approval for a new ambulatory care center! The new center will provide specialty outpatient services including diabetes and endocrinology, infectious disease, pulmonary disease and more.

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University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus Receives Regulatory Approval For New Ambulatory Care Center

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We are just one week away from our free leg pain seminar at the Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel!

Learn about the latest therapies, research and treatment to vascular disease. UMMC experts will be available to answer your questions on how to slow the progession of peripheral arterial disease, decrease the risk for stroke and heart attack, and have you walking with ease.

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Join us Tuesday, March 28 at 11:00 AM on our Facebook page for "INJECTING HOPE: HOW STEM CELLS CAN SAVE THE TINIEST HEARTS" with nationally-renowned expert, Dr. Sunjay Kaushal. Hear how stem cells can help treat a life-threatening congenital heart condition in newborn babies.

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Kathleen Johnson, MS, RD discusses weight loss options when dieting doesn't work.
Don't forget to tune in to our Facebook LIVE today at 1 pm!
Dr. Runa Watkins, UMMC pediatric gastroenterologist, helps answer all your questions about gluten-free diets in this WTVR CBS 6 News piece. [ Umm.gd Link ]

Gluten-free diets: Where do we stand?

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Join us Tuesday, March 28 at 11:00 AM for a Facebook live discussion with nationally-renowned expert, Dr. Sunjay Kaushal, on how stem cells can help treat a life-threatening congenital heart condition in newborn babies.

Leave your questions below and we'll answer them during our live broadcast!

Facebook Live - How Stem Cells Can Save the Tiniest Hearts

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Don't forget to stop by our tables at the B'More Healthy Expo today! Admission is free!
Our Community Outreach Team is out in full force at the B'More Healthy Expo today! Stop by to get info on diabetes and obesity prevention, smoking cessation, lung cancer screening and more!
Congratulations to UM Med School students who received their matches today! We look forward to having those who will be joining us!
Dr. M Minhaj Siddiqui, urologist, and Dr. Adeel Kaiser, radiation oncologist, discuss prostate cancer.
Join us Tuesday, March 21 at 1 pm here on our Facebook for a live discussion with a nutritionist about weight loss options when dieting doesn't work.

Leave any questions for Kathleen Johnson, MS, RD below and we'll answer them during our live broadcast!
Thank you to our dedicated teams for keeping the Medical Center operating normally around the clock, no matter the weather.

Our sincere gratitude to staff who worked through the night & day to take care of patients and keep UMMC running smoothly!
Dr. Robert O'Toole, professor of orthopaedics and division head of orthopaedic traumatology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, is a senior author on a new study that seeked to identify the most significant psychological, socio-demographic and injury characteristics associated with prolonged opioid use after orthopaedic surgery.

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Researchers Identify Psychosocial Factors That May Help Predict Prolonged Use of Opioids After Orthopaedic Surgery

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Join us Tuesday, March 21 here on our Facebook for a live discussion with a nutritionist about weight loss options when dieting doesn't work.

Leave any questions for Kathleen Johnson, MS, RD below and we'll answer them during our live broadcast!
Join us live on our Facebook for a discussion with Kathleen Johnson, MA, RD, a nutritionist at UMMC. You'll get all your questions answers about weight loss surgery and more.

When Dieting Does Not Work: Facebook Live

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