Bariatric Surgery Seminars - Owensboro Health

Welcome to the Owensboro Health Surgical Weight Loss Center’s online bariatric surgery seminar. 

Our bariatric surgery seminar is the first step in your weight loss journey. The seminars feature Dr. Ravi Alapati and have been designed to provide all relevant information so that you will understand the types of weight loss surgery offered at Owensboro Health and our program. Viewing the online seminar video or attending one of our live seminars is required for you to become a patient of Owensboro Health Surgical Weight Loss Center.  

To complete the online seminar process, please watch the video on this page and then complete and submit the form below. A member of the Owensboro Health Surgical Weight Loss Center team will contact you in several days to provide more information and instructions. 

If you have questions at any time regarding the online seminar, our live seminars or the bariatric surgery program, please call 270-417-3030

All live seminars are approximately 30 to 60 minutes.

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Upcoming Free Seminars

For many people, losing weight can be more than just a challenge. When previous weight loss attempts have not succeeded or health problems make it difficult to lose weight, you have another option.

"Bariatric surgery can change your life, and we will be with you to help guide you through your experience."

- Dr. Ravi Alapati

Meet Our Staff

Ravi K. Alapati, MD, FACS
General and bariatric surgeon

Dr. Ravi Alapati is a native of India and earned his medical degree at Siddhartha Medical College in Vijayawada. He then completed his internship and residency at St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center in New York, as well as a fellowship in bariatric and minimally invasive surgery at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York. Dr. Alapati is specially trained in multiple minimally invasive techniques, including laparoscopic surgery and robotic surgery.

Before joining Owensboro Health, Dr. Alapati helped start multiple surgical programs, including a bariatric program in Moline, Illinois, as well as a bariatric program and an anti-reflux program and upper gastrointestinal lab in Sharon, Pennsylvania. Dr. Alapati is board-certified in general surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Janet Carlo, RN, BSN, CBN
Director, Bariatric Services

Janet Carlo, RN, BSN, CBN is the director of Bariatric Services at the Owensboro Health Surgical Weight Loss Center. She is a graduate of Old Dominion University and is a Certified Bariatric Nurse. Janet and her husband, Vincent Carlo, moved to Owensboro from Pensacola, Florida in December 2017.

Prior to joining Owensboro Health, Janet served as bariatric program manager at the Sacred Heart Surgical Weight Loss Center in Pensacola for 13 years. She also served as bariatric program coordinator and case manager at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia for four years. Janet’s early nursing career includes the areas of cardiovascular and neurosurgery, as well as years spent addressing women’s health issues at women’s centers in Portsmouth and Suffolk, Virginia.

April Lambert
Practice Administrator

April Lambert is the practice administrator for the Owensboro Health Surgical Weight Loss Center. She is responsible for oversight of all clinical and non-clinical daily operations within the center. April’s husband, Charles Lambert, joined the Owensboro Health team as a physician assistant at Owensboro Health Medical Group – Urgent Care on Ford Avenue.

Prior to joining Owensboro Health, April served as the manager of administrative services at the Sacred Heart Surgical Weight Loss Center in Pensacola, Florida for 12 years. During this time, she managed all non-clinical functions within the outpatient bariatric clinic, with special emphasis on revenue integrity. April’s early career includes working in Patient Accounts and in the Billing Department at Sacred Heart Hospital. She is a Pensacola native and studied business at Pensacola Junior College

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