Franciscan Health Michigan City has opened a bariatric services office at Woodland Health Center, 8865 West 400 N. Suite 125 in Michigan City.
The office will provide treatment and support for patients before and after their weight loss surgery, which can be done at Franciscan Health Michigan City, the health system said in a statement.
The staff includes bariatric surgeons Dr. Thomas Shin, who is bariatric program medical director, and Dr. Sandra Wischmeyer.
Wischmeyer recommends patients attend a bariatric seminar to learn why the surgical program is the best way to lose weight. Patient then can make an appointment with a surgeon in the clinic for a consultation.
Franciscan Health opened its new $243 million Michigan City hospital, which faces I-94, in January 2019.
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