Operating Room Training Session for Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Matthew Tufts guides the staff inside the operating theatre through an extensive Bariatric Simulation Training Session. 

This helps to ensures the highest level of  teamwork. Simulations has been used successfully for teaching and  improving technical skills, more recently, multidisciplinary simulation  has been used for training team skills. This type  of training improves team skills in the operating  theatre. 

Hiatal Hernia and Acid Reflux (GERD) Symptoms and Treatments Seminar


Medical informative seminar with Dr. Matthew Tufts

Hernias can  sometimes play a role in the development of acid reflux and chronic  reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). There are a  variety of treatments for both; most can be managed medically, but some  do require surgery. Learn about the signs, symptoms and non-surgical  and surgical treatment options. Free. Lunch provided. RSVP required.  Call 941-637-1655 to register.

Sponsored by Bayfront Health Port Charlotte and Bayfront Health Punta Gorda


Date and Time

 Tue, October 15, 2019

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM EDT

Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association

2001 Shreve Street 

Punta Gorda, FL 33950 

Weight Loss Seminar

Weight Loss Seminar with Dr. Matthew Tufts

When considering weight loss surgery, the best place to start is meeting with your surgeon. Dr. Tufts offers weight loss seminars as an opportunity to discuss your weight loss options. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive immediate feedback.  You will be provided with health related data about the medical issues associated with obesity and shown a pathway of success for your overall health. 

This session will include meeting with Dr. Tufts, his nursing staff, and the weight loss teams from the area hospitals. The team will help empower you to reach a goal of a healthier lifestyle. 


Date and Time

Wednesday, October 16, 2019  5:00pm

Bayfront Health Port Charlotte

1St Floor Conference Center

2500 Harbor Blvd. Port Charlotte

Register: 941-766-4504