There wasn’t any one single moment that led Laura to make the choice for bariatric surgery. It was a combination of factors—the inability to fit in an airplane seat, to jog or or climb stairs without gasping—that made her take that first step forward. Having lost nearly 90 pounds, Laura's success story inspired two friends to lose weight and two others to pursue of weight loss surgery.
June 3, 2019
Dr. Leslie Pristas named medical director of Center for Bariatric Surgery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center
Leslie L. Pristas D.O. FACS has been named medical director and lead surgeon of Center for Bariatric Surgery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. Dr. Pristas is the first woman to oversee the center, which is the longest-standing nationally accredi ...continue readingRead More
April 11, 2018
Research shows weight loss surgery can also lead to dramatic changes in one's personal relationships. A recent study highlights the fact that changes in weight can affect more than just physical size. As a person's self-confidence and other lifest ...continue readingRead More
April 3, 2018
World famous chef Julia Child once said, “this is my advice to people: learn how to cook, try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun.” ...continue readingRead More