Weight-Loss Surgery and Joint Replacement : Healthy Joints, Healthy You

Service: Topics: Organization:
Orange Coast Medical Center
Featured speaker:

Peter C. LePort, MD

Medical Director, MemorialCare Center for Obesity at Orange Coast Medical Center
Specialties:
  • Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery

Dr. LePort is a general surgeon in private practice in Orange County , California. He received his M.D. degree and surgical training in Brooklyn, New York, at Downstate Medical College, where he was an Assistant Professor of Surgery for two years prior to moving to California. He is a member of the Faculty of the American College of surgeons, the Orange County Surgical Society and the American Society of Bariatric Surgeons.

Podcast Summary

Excess weight and obesity can have a negative impact on your joint health. Dr. Peter LePort discusses the correlation between joint health and weight, and your options if you are in need of a joint replacement and weight-loss surgery.