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Dr. Eric Velazquez-Rivera Addresses Bariatric Surgery on Univisión’s Community Empowerment Show

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Eric J. Velazquez-Rivera, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Chair of General Surgery and Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery at Jeanes Hospital and Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, was interviewed by Univisión 65 for a segment on bariatric surgery. The piece, which aired on “Conexión Fin de Semana,” the station’s community empowerment show, explained the different types of bariatric surgery, the health conditions it addresses beyond weight, and emphasized Temple’s multidisciplinary approach. Univisión also shared the video clip on “Conexión Fin de Semana’s” Facebook page.