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Seminars & Support Groups

Seminars
The Center for Bariatric and General Surgery offers free informational seminars about bariatric surgery on a regular basis. Our seminars are the best way for you to learn more about the surgical options in a relaxed environment. In the open forum, attendees can ask questions and receive answers directly from the surgeons and the Bariatric Services team. Seminars are held at Sacred Heart Hospital as well as off-site locations in the area.

Upcoming informational seminars about bariatric surgery will be held in the SHH Reception Room on the following dates/times:

Click here for the 2017 session information in Spanish (PDF)

Click here for the 2017 session information in English (PDF)

English Info Session Dates - Click Date/Time to Register

January 2017
Fri Jan 13th 1-3pm
Tues Jan 24th 5-7pm

February 2017
Fri Feb 10th 1-3pm
Tues Feb 28th 5-7pm

March 2017
Fri March 10th 1-3pm
Tues March 28th 5-7pm

April 2017
Fri April 14th 1-3pm
Tues March 25th 5-7pm

May 2017
Fri May 12th 1-3 pm
Tues May 23rd 5-7pm

June 2017
Fri June 9th 1-3pm
Tues June 27th 5-7pm

July 2017
Fri July 14th 1-3pm
Tues July 25th 5-7pm

August 2017
Fri Aug 11th 1-3pm
Tues Aug 22nd 5-7pm

September 2017
Fri Sept 8th 1-3pm
Tues Sept 26th 5-7pm

October 2017
Fri Oct 13th 1-3pm
Tues Oct 24th 5-7pm

November 2017
Fri Nov 10th 1-3pm
Tues Nov 28th 5-7pm

December 2017
Fri Dec 8th 1-3pm
Tues Dec 19th 5-7pm

2017 Spanish Info Session Dates - Click Date/Time to Register

(First Wednesday of every month at 4 pm)

Wed January 4th
Wed February 1st
Wed March 1st
Wed April 5th
Wed May 3rd
Wed June 7th
Wed July 5th
Wed August 2nd
Wed September 6th
Wed October 4th
Wed November 1st
Wed December 6th

Please register for any informational seminar by calling the Center for Bariatric and General Surgery at 610-776-4928.

Support Group
We strongly encourage you to attend support group meetings to help you make the lifestyle changes you need. Studies have shown that patients who regularly attend support group are more successful with weight loss than those who don’t. Sacred Heart Hospital’s support group welcomes pre-surgery as well as post-surgery patients.

Click here for the 2017 Support Group information in English (PDF)

2017 Support Group Session Dates

(Second Wed of every month 6pm)

Wed January 11th
Wed February 8th
Wed March 8th
Wed April 12th
Wed May 10th
Wed June 14th
Wed July 12th
Wed August 9th
Wed September 13th
Wed October 11th
Wed November 8th
Wed December 13th

Sacred Heart Hospital holds a weight loss support group meeting monthly in the hospital auditorium. For more information about the support group, please call the Center for Bariatric and General Surgery at 610-776-4928.

Click here to request more information or schedule an appointment!

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