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Bariatric Information Sessions & Support Groups

Every Month

The Bariatric Surgery Program hosts both a monthly support group for patients who have undergone any type of bariatric surgery and an and information session for potential bariatric surgery candidates.

Support groups, led by bariatricians and dietitians, will focus on a specific topic each month and feature a Q&A session. Time also is allotted for participants also will be able to share with and support other attendees. No notification is required — just show up!

Information sessions cover services offered in the Bariatric Surgery Program, the health risks of obesity, and how our team of bariatric health professionals will support and guide you through your journey.

Location

University of Illinois Hospital
1740 W. Taylor St.
Conference Room 1135
Chicago, IL 60612
Directions

Time

5:30 pm

Parking available in the Wood Street Parking Structure

DateLeaderTopicLocation
May 17
@ 5:30 pm
Dr. Hassan Information Session: New Patient Orientation UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
June 7
@ 5:30 pm
Dr. Gangemi Bariatric Surgery: Shortcut to Thinness and Good Health or Serious Lifelong Commitment? UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
June 21
@ 5:30 pm
Dr. Gangemi Information Session: New Patient Orientation UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
July 12
@ 5:30 pm
Rich Severin Osteoarthritis and Obesity UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
July 26
@ 5:30
Dr. Hassan Information Session: New Patient Orientation UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
Aug. 2
@ 5:30 pm
Dr. Berger Medical Nutrition UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
Aug. 16
@ 5:30 pm
Dr. Masrur Information Session: New Patient Orientation UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
Sept. 6
@ 5:30 pm
Heather Eisele Emotional Eating UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
Sept. 20
@ 5:30 pm
Dr. Gangemi Information Session: New Patient Orientation UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
Oct. 4
@ 5:30 pm
Dr. Sánchez-Johnsen Part 1 Emotional: Managing weight during the Holidays UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
Oct. 18
@ 5:30 pm
Dr. Hassan Information Session: New Patient Orientation UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
Nov. 1
@ 5:30 pm
Jennifer Violi Part 2 Nutritional: Managing weight during the Holidays UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
Nov. 15
@ 5:30 pm
Dr. Masrur Information Session: New Patient Orientation UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
Jan. 2018
 
Jenna Giannetti Weight Loss Success, Tips, and Tricks UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
Feb. 2018

Dr. Masrur Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
March 2018 Zahra Kasza Stage 5 Maintenance Diet UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
April 2018 Jennifer Martin Grocery Shopping/Meal Planning UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
May 2018 Dr. Cohen Body Contouring After Bariatric Surgery UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135

Leader and Topic are subject to change.

For questions or more information, please contact Jenna Giannetti, RD, LDN at 312.996.6838
or Jennifer Martin, MS, RD, LDN at 312.996.6795