(South Kingstown, RI) -- The Center for Surgical Weight Loss at Care New England will open its new and second location at 49 South County Commons Way, South Kingstown, RI, on Tuesday, October 6, 2020.
To better serve the community and the patients it serves, Care New England has created a comprehensive bariatrics center in South County. This convenient location for residents of southern Rhode Island, will offer everything its Warwick location offers.
“The journey of weight loss is very different for every person. At The Center for Surgical Weight Loss at Care New England, we know that obesity can be a difficult disease to live with and a frustrating problem to treat. Our new location will offer our clients easier access to consultation and treatment. We’re here and we’re ready to help anyone struggling with weight issues, take back their power, to live their best life,” said Dr. Jeannine Giovanni, Director of Bariatric Surgery at Care New England.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the state of Rhode Island alone, between 25 to 30% of people fall into the category of being obese. Obesity is a complex disease involving an excessive amount of body fat. It’s a medical problem that increases one’s risk of other diseases and health issues, including heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and certain cancers.
For more information about bariatric surgery at Care New England, please call (401) 736-3731 or visit www.carenewengland.org/bariatric.
About Care New England
Care New England Health System is a trusted organization that fuels the latest advances in medical research, attracts the nation’s top specialty-trained doctors, hones renowned services and innovative programs, and engages in the important discussions people need to have about their health and end-of-life wishes. Care New England is helping to transform the future of health care, providing a leading voice in the ongoing effort to ensure the health of the individuals and communities we serve.
CNE was founded in 1996, and today it is the parent organization of Butler Hospital, Kent Hospital, Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Care New England Medical Group, the VNA of Care New England, The Providence Center, and Integra, a certified accountable care organization (ACO). Care New England includes 970 licensed beds and 216 infant bassinets. Through Butler, Kent, and Women & Infants hospitals, Care New England has a teaching and research affiliation with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Kent is also a teaching affiliate of The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine.