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Bariatric and Weight Loss Surgery Support Groups

UPMC's Bariatric Surgery Center 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.


UPMC St. Margaret
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
Conference Room A, 1st Floor

  • First Wednesday of each month at 6p.m., unless otherwise noted
  • 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.

UPMC Horizon-Greenville
109 Woodfield Drive
Suite 103
Greenville, PA 16125

  • Second Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m.
  • Monthly post-bariatric surgery support groups for patients.
  • For more information about weight loss surgery support groups, call 724-588-6660.

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

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

  • Third Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m.
  • For more information about weight loss surgery support groups, call 724-588-6660.

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 surgery 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 surgery 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 surgery support groups, call 814-757-4706.

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 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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