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In Person Bariatric Surgery Information Session

The information session held at UI Health is about an hour long and will go over all the services we offer, the health risks of obesity, and how our team of bariatric health professionals will support and guide you through your journey. 

Our information sessions are held twice a month in either the hospital or College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB). Several dates are presented in SPANISH only.

Please refer to the program below and choose the date that best fits your schedule

DATE

LEADER

TOPIC

Information Session faculty

LOCATION

January 11 @ 5:30 pm

Jenna Giannetti

Weight Loss Success
Tips and Tricks

Dr. Chandra Hassan

UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 1135

February 8 @ 5:30 pm

Dr. Masrur

Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery

Dr. Mario Masrur

UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 1135

March 8 @ 5:30 pm

Zahra Kasza

Stage 5 Maintenance Diet

Dr. Antonio Gangemi

UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 1135

April 5 @ 5:30 pm

Jennifer Martin

Grocery Shopping/ Meal Planning

Dr. Chandra Hassan

UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 1135

May 3 @ 5:30 pm

Dr. Cohen

Body Contouring after Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Mario Masrur

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?

Dr. Antonio Gangemi

UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 1135

July 12 @ 5:30 pm

Rich Severin

Osteoarthritis and Obesity

Dr. Chandra Hassan

UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 1135

August 2 @ 5:30 pm

Dr. Berger

Emotional Eating

Dr. Mario Masrur

UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 1135

September 6 @ 5:30 pm

Heather Eisele

Ask the Dietitian!
Open Discussion on Health

Dr. Antonio Gangemi

UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 1135

October 4 @ 5:30 pm

Dr. Sánchez-Johnsen

Part 1 Emotional: Managing weight during the Holidays

Dr. Chandra Hassan

UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 1135

November 1 @ 5:30 pm

Jennifer Violi

Part 2 Nutritional: Managing weight during the Holidays

Dr. Mario Masrur

UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 1135



Parking

UI Hospital
Parking is available in the Wood Street Parking Structure (WSPS), 1100 S. Wood, St. One block north of Taylor Street on Wood Street.

College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB)
Parking is available in Lot B2, 900 S. Wolcott. Across the street from COMRB Building. 

There is a discounted patient rate $6.50. Please bring your parking validation with you to get stamped.