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Bariatric and Weight Loss Surgery Support Groups

UPMC's Bariatric Services is committed to your successful weight loss and management.

As part of this commitment, we offer various bariatric support groups. These include gastric bypass support groups and gastric band support groups each month at our locations throughout central and western Pennsylvania, and in New York.

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


UPMC Altoona
Sixth Floor, Rotunda
620 Howard Ave.
Altoona, PA 16601

  • First Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m.
  • For more information about our weight loss support groups, call 814-889-7500.

UPMC Chautauqua
207 Foote Ave.
Classroom 2 - 4
Jamestown, NY 14701

  • Second Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m.
  • Reservations are not required.
  • For more information about our weight loss support groups, call 716-485-7870.

UPMC Hamot Area

Lincoln Education Center
Magee-Womens, UPMC Hamot
118 E. Second St.
Erie, PA 16507

  • Third Wednesday of each month
    • 5 p.m. - Post-op group
    • 6 p.m. - Pre-op group
  • For more information about weight loss support groups in Erie, call 814-877-6997.

Bradford Area Public Library
67 W. Washington St.
Bradford, PA 16701

  • Second Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m.
  • For more information about our regional weight loss support groups, call 814-512-3128.
Warren General Hospital
2 W. Crescent Park
Warren, PA 16365
  • Third Monday of each month at 6 p.m.
  • For more information about our regional weight loss support groups, call 814-757-4706.

Womancare Center of UPMC Horizon
875 N. Hermitage Road
Hermitage, PA 16148

  • Third Wednesday¬†of each month at 5 p.m.
  • For more information about weight loss support groups, call 724-656-0067.

UPMC Jameson Area

Bariatric support groups are offered once a month and it rotates locations. The schedule through September is below.

Wednesday, May 15, 5 p.m.
Womancare Center of UPMC Horizon
Lobby 875 N. Hermitage Road
Hermitage, PA 16148

Wednesday, June 5, 5 p.m.
UPMC Jameson Minimally Invasive Bariatric Center
25 Nesbitt Road, Suite 151
New Castle, PA 16105

Wednesday, July 24, 2:30 p.m.
UPMC Jameson, Dining Room 3
1211 Wilmington Ave.
New Castle, PA 16105

Wednesday, Aug. 21, 5 p.m.
Womancare Center of UPMC Horizon Lobby
875 N. Hermitage Road
Hermitage, PA 16148

Wednesday, Sept. 4, 5 p.m.
UPMC Jameson Minimally Invasive Bariatric Center
25 Nesbitt Road, Suite 151
New Castle, PA 16105

  • For more information about our regional weight loss support groups, call 724-656-0067

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
300 Halket St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Auditorium, Zero Level

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