AJ Hospital to Launch Coastal Region’s First ‘OBESITY CLINIC’ on 19 January
Mangaluru: Obesity is a new age health disorder which has attained epidemic proportion in the world and causing huge socio-economic burden on the society. It is the reason for a lot of health problems such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, joint problems and cancer.
AJ Hospital through its Surgical Gastroenterology Department is launching an exclusive Obesity Clinic on Saturday, the 19th January, 2019. It is first of its kind in the Coastal Region, which exclusively caters to the needs of obese population for transforming their lives.
The Obesity Clinic at A J Hospital comprises of multi-disciplinary team of Bariatric Surgeons Dr. Rohan Shetty and Dr. Ashwin Alva, Gastroenterologists Dr. B. Shivaprasad and Dr. Raghavendra Prasada, Endocrinologist Dr. Ganesh H K, Dietician, Psychologist, Physiotherapist. It will be a state of the art clinic dealing with detail evaluation, medical and surgical treatment and rehabilitation.
AJ Hospital has always been in the forefront upgrading facilities to meet the demands of healthcare needs and with the launch of Obesity Clinic has added one more feather to the crown.
Dr. Prashanth Marla K, M.S, M.Ch, (Urology)
Medical Director & Transplant Surgeon
A.J. Hospital & Research Centre