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Backus brings gastric bypass to Eastern Connecticut

(Norwich, Conn.) – Backus general surgeon and Weight Loss Medical Director Mark Tousignant, MD, recently began offering gastric bypass as...

One Year, One Ton

Backus Hospital celebrated the one-year anniversary of its Backus Weight Loss Program with a special event at the Backus Outpatient Care Center Tuesday, Sept. 20. During the past year, participants in the program, which may include Lap_Band surgery, nutritional advice and lifestyle changes, have lost a combined total of one ton of weight.