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Bariatric Information Sessions

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

2018 Patient Support Group Schedule

DateLeaderTopicFaculty LeaderLocation
January 3rd
5:30 pm
Jenna Giannetti Protein Power Dr. Chandra Hassan UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
February 7th
5:30 pm
Alison Newman Weight Re-Gain After Bariatric Surgery: Why It Happens and What to Do Dr. Antonio Gangemi UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
March 7th
5:30 pm
Zahra Kasza Stage 5 Diet: Lifelong Dietary Changes Dr. Mario Masrur UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
April 4th
5:30 pm
Antonio Gangemi Bariatric Surgery: Shortcut to Thinness and Good Health or Serious Lifelong Commitment? Dr. Antonio Gangemi UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
May 16th
5:30 pm
Mario Masrur Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery Dr. Mario Masrur UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
June 6th
5:30 pm
Heather Eisele Mindfulness and Eating Dr. Chandra Hassan UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
July 11th
5:30 pm  
 
Rich Severin Musculoskeletal Issues Dr. Antonio Gangemi UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
August 1st
5:30 pm

Matthew Ranzer Post-Bariatric Body Contouring Dr. Mario Masrur UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
September 5th
5:30 pm
Jennifer Martin Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping Dr. Chandra Hassan UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
October 10th
5:30 pm
Reed Berger Medical Nutrition Dr. Antonio Gangemi UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
November 14th
5:30 pm
Anna Titcomb   Managing Weight During The Holiday Dr. Chandra Hassan UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135

Questions?

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