Bariatric and Weight Loss 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 various bariatric surgery support groups. These include gastric bypass support groups and gastric band support groups each month at our locations throughout western Pennsylvania.

​Date and Time Location​ ​Overview of Weight Loss Surgery Support Group
First Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise noted
6 p.m.
UPMC St. Margaret
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
Conference Room A​, 1st Floor
  • 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 412-641-3632 for more information.
  • View bariatric surgery support group topics at UPMC St. Margaret.
Second Tuesday of each month
5 p.m.
UPMC Horizon–Greenville
109 Woodfield Drive
Suite 103​
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 p.m.
Magee-Womens Hospital

300 Halket St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Auditorium, Zero Level
Third Tuesday of each month
5 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.
​Third Wednesday of each month
5 p.m. - Post-op group​
6 p.m. - Pre-op group​
Lincoln Education Center
Magee-Womens, UPMC Hamot
118 E. Second St.
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 Wednesday of each month
6 p.m.
UPMC Altoona
Sixth Floor, Rotunda
620 Howard Ave.
Altoona, PA 16601
  • ​​For more information about our weight loss surgery support groups, call 814-889-7500.

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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