Moultrie Observer

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April 12, 2012

Moultrie doctor joins weight loss society

MOULTRIE — Gary Swartzentruber, M.D., board certified family physician, has recently become a member of a national medical weight loss society, the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP).

Dr. Swartzentruber, of the Kirk Clinic located at 8 Laurel Court, specializes in weight loss management and also provides Lap Band adjustments. He is currently pursuing his secondary board certification in obesity medicine.

ASBP is a national professional medical society of licensed doctors of medicine and osteopathy who have a special interest in bariatric medicine, which involves the medical treatment of obesity and its associated conditions. Bariatric medicine includes a combination of diet and nutrition, exercise, behavior modification and anti-obesity medication when needed. Members of ASBP are exposed to extensive programs of continuing medical education and publications involving the most recent knowledge and research in treating obesity and its related conditions to ensure that the doctors stay current with treating overweight patients.

Swartzentruber, who is also the team physician for the Colquitt County Packers, is accepting appointments.

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