For Immediate Release: December 8, 2017

AtlantiCare to host Facebook Live Chat 
Dr. Alexander Onopchenko to discuss weight loss surgery


AtlantiCare will host a Facebook live chat with Alexander Onopchenko, M.D., Wednesday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m. Onopchenko is medical director, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s Center for Surgical Weight Loss & Wellness, and medical director, AtlantiCare Physician Group Surgical Services. The event is part of AtlantiCare’s series of monthly Facebook Live chats.

Onopchenko will discuss the importance of maintaining a healthy weight for overall health and wellness. He’ll explain advances in, and benefits of weight loss surgery; types of weight loss surgery, and who potential candidates are.


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Alexander Onopchenko, M.D.
Medical director, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s Center for Surgical Weight Loss & Wellness
Medical director, AtlantiCare Physician Group Surgical Services


To submit questions in advance, email laura.stetser@atlanticare.org or submit questions through AtlantiCare’s Facebook page listing of this event.

For more information about this or other AtlantiCare programs, or to find a provider, call the AtlantiCare Access Center 1-888-569-1000., visit www.atlanticare.org or find AtlantiCare on Facebook at www.facebook.com/atlanticare.

AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger, is an integrated system of services designed to help people achieve optimal health. It includes AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, AtlantiCare Health Engagement, the AtlantiCare Foundation, and AtlantiCare Health Services. Its more than 5,800 employees and more than 900 physicians serve the community in nearly 90 locations. A 2009 Malcolm Baldrige Award winner, AtlantiCare was also included in Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2010. ARMC became the 105th hospital in the nation to attain status as a Magnet™ designated hospital in March of 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet™ hospital in 2008 and 2013.

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