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Bariatric Support Group Topics & Information Session

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

DateLeaderTopicFaculty LeaderHospital Room 1135
September 5th
12:00 pm
Sylvia Herbozo DAYTIME SESSION:
Body Image After Bariatric Surgery
Sylvia Herbozo Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1130
September 5th
5:30 pm
Jennifer Martin Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping Dr. Chandra Hassan Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
October 10th
5:30 pm
Sylvia Herbozo Body Image and Bariatric Surgery Dr. Antonio Gangemi Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
October 31st
12:00 pm
Alison Newman DAYTIME SESSION:
Tools for Managing Emotional Eating
Alison Newman UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 1130
November 14th
12:00 pm
Rich Severin DAYTIME SESSION:
Exercise 101
Rich Severin UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 1130
November 14th
5:30 pm
Anna Titcomb   Managing Weight During The Holiday Dr. Chandra Hassan Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
January 2019 Jenna Giannetti Protein Power Dr. Chandra Hassan Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
February 2019 Alison Newman Weight Re-Gain After Bariatric Surgery: Why It Happens and What to Do Dr. Antonio Gangemi Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
March 2019
Zahra Kasza 5 Diet: Lifelong Dietary Changes Dr. Mario Masrur Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
April 2019 Antonio Gangemi Bariatric Surgery: Shortcut to Thinness and Good Health or Serious Lifelong Commitment? Dr. Antonio Gangemi Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
May 2019 Mario Masrur Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery Dr. Mario Masrur Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
June 2019 Heather Eisele Mindfulness and Eating Dr. Chandra Hassan Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
July 2019 Rich Severin Musculoskeletal Issues Dr. Antonio Gangemi Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor  Room 1135
August 2019 Matthew Ranzer Post-Bariatric Body Contouring Dr. Mario Masrur 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