Bariatric Surgery Support Groups

UPMC's Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence is committed to your successful weight loss and management.

As part of this commitment, we offer gastric bypass support groups and lap band support groups each month at our various locations throughout western Pennsylvania.

​Date and Time Location​ ​Overview
First Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise noted
6:30 p.m.
UPMC St. Margaret
100 Delafield Road
Pittsburgh, PA 1521
Conference Room A​
  • Free, monthly lap band and gastric bypass support groups for patients.
  • Regular support groups to assist patients with the psychological and emotional issues associated with obesity and weight loss.
  • Reservations are not required.
  • Call 412-784-5900 for more information.
  • View bariatric surgery support group topics at UPMC St. Margaret.
Second Tuesday of each month
6 p.m.
UPMC Horizon–Greenville
110 N. Main Street
Greenville, PA 16125​
  • Monthly post-bariatric surgery support groups for patients.
  • For more information about weight loss surgery support groups, call 724-588-6660.​
Second Wednesday of each month
6 to 7:30 p.m.
Magee-Womens Hospital
of UPMC

300 Halket St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Auditorium, Zero Level
Third Tuesday of each month
6 p.m.
Womancare Center
of UPMC Horizon
875 N. Hermitage Road
Hermitage, PA 16148​
  • For more information about weight loss surgery support groups, call 724-588-6660.
​Second Wednesday of each month
6 p.m.
Bayfront Convention Center
1 Sassafrass Pier
Erie, PA 16507
  • ​For more information about weight loss surgery support groups in Erie, call 814-877-6997.
Second Monday of each month
5:30 p.m.
Bradford Area Public Library
67 W. Washington St.
Bradford, PA 16701
  • For more information about our regional weight loss surgery support groups, call 814-512-3128.
Third Monday of each month
6 p.m.
Warren General Hospital
2 W. Crescent Park
Warren, PA 16365
  • ​For more information about our regional weight loss surgery support groups, call 814-757-4706.
​First Monday of each month
(no meeting in September)
6 p.m.
James Prendergast Library
509 Cherry St.
Jamestown, NY 14701
  • ​For more information about our regional weight loss surgery support groups, call 716-244-0293.

Weight loss surgery support groups can provide help for those going through a challenging time. We encourage all our patients to take advantage of this service.​

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