Weight Loss Surgery Support Groups

If you have undergone Weight Loss Surgery, joining a support group can make a big difference in your recovery and weight loss success. Patients can discuss their personal and professional issues and find strength and comfort from their peers. 

Specially tailored meetings are offered based on your journey:


First 12-months Following Weight Loss Surgery   

The Wake Forest Weight Management Center in Winston-Salem, NC holds monthly support group meetings for weight loss surgery patients on the third or fourth Thursday of the month:

The Weight Management Center holds monthly support group meetings for our surgery patients on the third or fourth Thursday of the month: 

  • General meeting from 6 to 7 pm
  • Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy group meets from 7 to 7:30 pm 

 2014 Meetings:

 

  • December 18

 2015 Meetings:

  • January 22
  • February 26
  • March 26
  • April 23
  • May 28
  • June 25
  • July 23

Location:

Weight Loss Surgery support meetings take place in the Fellowship Building of Temple Emanuel at 201 Oakwood Drive, Winston-Salem, NC. 

Directions:  

From Westbound on Business 40:  Take exit 3 B and exit to the right. At the stop sign, turn right on Stratford Road and go to the stoplight. (Thruway Shopping Center and McDonald's will be on the right).

Turn left onto Oakwood Drive and go approximately .2 mile. Temple Emanuel is on the left, at the intersection of Cloverdale and Oakwood. The Support Group will meet in the large white building on the left.

From Eastbound on Business 40:  Take exit 3 B. At the stop sign, turn right onto Stratford Road and proceed to the stoplight. (Thruway Shopping Center and McDonald's will be on the right). Turn left onto Oakwood Drive and go approximately .2 mile to the intersection of Cloverdale and Oakwood. Temple Emanuel is on the left, at the intersection of Cloverdale and Oakwood. The Support Group will meet in the large white building on the left.


Quick Reference

Weight Management Center

336-716-6099

Hours
Mon - Fri, 8:30 to 4:30
Find us at:
Medical Plaza - Country Club
4614 Country Club Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27104
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