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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:

The first Monday of the month (with the exception of a major holiday)
6:30 pm
Atlanta Medical Center

Highland Athletic Club, 261 Parkway Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30312, Level 2 Waiting Room
(Please note that this location will change soon. Please call 866-404-4677 to confirm the location.)

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 p.m. on the following dates:

  • 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

Meetings will be held every 2nd and 4th Tuesday (with the exception of holidays)

Noon to 1 p.m.

Atlanta Medical Center
Highland Athletic Club
261 Parkway Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Classroom 2R

No reservation is necessary.
(Please note that this location will change soon. Please call 866-404-4677 to confirm the location.)

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

Cooking Classes

Our cooking class with professional Chef Alison White meets 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 note that the March cooking class will be March 28, 2015 at 11 a.m.

Class participants must register in advance. 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