Bariatric Surgery at UPMC In The News

2012

FDA OKs Lap-Band surgery for less obese folks
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
March 29, 2012
Anita Courcoulas, MD

2011

PITTSBURGH 360°Life-Changing Surgery: Justin Cochenour
Source: WQED.org
January 13, 2011

2010

Heavy labor: Obesity and pregnancy are a dangerous mix
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 17, 2010
Hyagriv Simhan, MD

Jets’ Ryan tackles weight problem with bariatric surgery
Source: New York Times
March 15, 2010
Anita Courcoulas, MD

Magee pilot study probes further into weight-loss methods
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
March 3, 2010
Anita Courcoulas, MD

2009

Bariatric Surgery for Teens Goes Beyond Weight Loss
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 7, 2009
Anita Courcoulas, MD

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