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.


12-months Post Op  

This monthly group meeting led by Dr. Edwards-Hampton is designed to address issues that patients more than 12 months out from bariatric surgery might encounter. Each group will focus on a specific topic such as exercise demonstration, how to avoid weight regain, and the impact of weight loss surgery on your relationships. Please join us on the 2nd Thursday of each month.

2015 Meetings:

 

  • January 8, 2015:  Cancelled
  • February 12, 2015:  Plastic Surgery Following Significant Weight Loss with Dr. Lisa David 

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location:

Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza at 4614 Country Club Road, Winston Salem, NC 27104. Weight Management Center, 1st floor lobby.

Directions:

From I-40 West (from Greensboro) Take Exit 188 to 421 North. Take Exit 239. Turn right onto Jonestown Rd. Turn right onto Country Club Rd. Turn right into Medical Plaza — Country Club.

From Business I-40 West (from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center) Merge onto US 421 North. Take Exit 239. Turn right onto Jonestown Rd. Turn right onto Country Club Rd. Turn right into Medical Plaza — Country Club.

From I-40 East (from Statesville) Take Exit 184 in Clemmons. Turn left onto Lewisville-Clemmons Rd. Travel approximately 3 miles. Turn right onto US 421 South. Take Exit 239. Turn left onto Jonestown Rd. Turn right onto Country Club Rd. Turn right into Medical Plaza — Country Club. 

 

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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