Daniel Farkas, M.D., F.A.C.S.

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1650 Selwyn Ave, #4E Bronx, NY 10457


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Dr. Farkas gives a monthly information seminar on obesity and bariatric surgery. The purpose of these seminars is to explain the different types of surgery, why they are done, and what the potential risks are. These seminars are free of charge and do not require a referral.

The seminars are held in the Murray Cohen Auditorium, which is located on the 2nd floor of Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, at 1650 Grand Concourse. They are scheduled from 10:30 to 12:00. Spanish translation will be available.

The following days are scheduled for seminars:

  • November 2, 2011
  • December 7, 2011
  • January 4, 2012
  • February 1, 2012
  • March 7, 2012
  • April 4, 2010
  • May 2, 2012
  • June 6, 2012
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  • August 1, 2012
  • September 5, 2012
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  • November 7, 2012
  • December 5, 2012

* Note: There are no seminars in July or October.

It's always a good idea to call the office to confirm the seminar schedule, but reservations are not necessary. Simply show up and sign in. The only requirement is that you sign in when attending, as the seminar is mandatory prior to having an evaluation appointment.

NOTE: As of January 1st, there are new restrictions on where patients with Medicaid can have bariatric (weight loss) surgery. Please click here for further information.




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