Free Seminar about Weight Loss Surgery July 25 at Regional West

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., ― Did you know that in addition to helping you lose weight, bariatric surgery can improve or resolve type 2 diabetes in 85 percent of patients?  It can also improve and resolve other chronic diseases and conditions, including sleep apnea, hypertension, joint and back pain, and reflux.

Learn more about bariatric surgery at a free seminar about weight loss surgery at 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 25 in the Scotts Bluff I meeting room at Regional West Medical Center.

The free, no obligation, educational program will be presented by bariatric surgeon Jason LaTowsky, MD, of Regional West Physicians Clinic-Surgery, Vascular Diagnostics. He will discuss the different bariatric surgery options available at Regional West, including laparoscopic (LAP) band, gastric bypass, and gastric sleeve surgery.

Bariatric surgery has been performed at Regional West Medical Center since 1980. Surgeon Jeffrey Holloway, MD, specializes in laparoscopic gastric band surgery, and surgeon Jason LaTowsky, MD, is fellowship-trained in both the laparoscopic gastric bypass and gastric sleeve procedures.

The Weight Loss Options program at Regional West is a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. The Center of Excellence designation ensures that the safest, highest quality of care is delivered to bariatric surgery patients.

For additional information, visit or call Bariatric Coordinator Becca Lattin, RN, at 308-630-2249.

Regional West Health Services in Scottsbluff, Neb., is the parent company of Regional West Medical Center, a 188-bed regional referral center and one of three Level II Trauma Centers in the state. As the region’s only tertiary referral medical center, Regional West offers care that spans more than 32 medical specialties provided by over 28 physician clinics. With nearly 300 providers, and over 2,000 employees, Regional West provides comprehensive and innovative health care services for the people of western Nebraska and the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming.