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Support Groups

Support Groups are FREE for those patients who undergo bariatric surgery at Atlanta Medical Center. Groups are offered multiple times each month. There are two different support group sessions that offer an open forum for bariatric patients to discuss and share their experiences.

Support Groups for pre- and post-bariatric surgery patients meet on the following days & times:

Beginning Jan. 5, 2015

First Monday of the month (with the exception of a major holiday)
6:30 pm
Atlanta Medical Center – South
1170 Cleveland Ave.
East Point, GA 30344
Auditorium (Ground Level)

We will have professional speakers lead the group in a lively and informative discussion as we conquer topics unique to pre- and post- weight loss surgery. No reservation is necessary.

Meetings will be held the first Monday at 6:30 PM on the following dates:

  • January 5, 2015
  • February 2, 2015
  • March 2, 2015
  • April 6, 2015
  • May 4, 2015
  • June 1, 2015
  • July 6, 2015
  • August 3, 2015
  • Note: there will not be a meeting in September due to the Labor Day Holiday
  • October 5, 2015
  • November 2, 2015
  • December 7, 2015

Beginning Jan. 27, 2015

Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday (with the exception of holidays)
Atlanta Medical Center – South
1170 Cleveland Ave.
East Point, GA 30344
Clinical Education Classroom (Ground Level, next to the Auditorium)

No reservation is necessary.

For additional information about support group meetings, contact Sue Wood at (404) 265-7357 or Enri Parker Morgan, Dietitian, at (404) 265-6446. 

Cooking Classes

Our cooking class with professional Chef Alison White meets on the third Saturday of the month at 11 am at Atlanta Medical Center, Highland Athletic Club, 261 Parkway Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30312, Level 2R classroom. (Please note that this location will change soon. Please call 866-404-4677 to confirm the location.)

Please call 866-542-5677 to register, or register online. You may bring a guest with your reservation. Come join our chef, ask questions, learn how to improve your cooking skills and create healthy and delicious meals.

For more information, contact Sue Wood, RN, Bariatric Program Coordinator, at sue.wood@tenethealth.com.

Call 866-404-4677