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Support Group Meeting Locations

Fort Sanders Center for Bariatric Surgery offers several support groups with topics to help you reach and maintain your weight loss goals.  All groups are hosted by Dana Webber, RN, BSN and Certified Bariatric Nurse. Unless listed otherwise, classes meet in Classroom 1 on the Lobby Level of Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.

Knoxville Support Group

Date Time Subject Location
Tue, Sep 19 7 pm Open Discussion Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue, Oct 3 6 pm Support for the Supporter Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Fri, Oct 6 11 am Book/Workbook Club Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue, Oct 17 7 pm Halloween Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Fri, Oct 20 11 am Halloween Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Fri, Nov 3 11 am Book/Workbook Club Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue, Nov 7 6 pm How to break the plateau Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Fri, Nov 17 11 am Thanksgiving Potluck Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue, Nov 21 7 pm Thanksgiving Potluck Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Fri, Dec 1 11 am Book/Workbook Club Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue, Dec 5 6 pm Guest Speaker TBD Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Fri, Dec 15 11 am Christmas Potluck Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue, Dec 19 7 pm Christmas Potluck Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1

Groups for patients 6 months post-surgery and beyond

Date Time Location
Tue, Oct 3 5 pm Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue,  Nov 7 5 pm Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue. Dec 5 5 pm Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1

Maryville Support Group

Meets monthly on the 2nd Saturday morning at the Vienna Coffee House in Maryville
9 am – 10:30 am

Date Subject
Sat, Oct 14  
Sat, Nov 11  
Sat, Dec 9 Pot luck and ugly sweater party

West Knoxville Support Groups

Meets monthly on the 4th Saturday morning at Earth Fare Turkey Creek
9 am – 10:30 am

Date Subject
Sat, Oct 14  Tricks and Treats
Sat, Nov 11  Holidays and emotions
Sat, Dec 9  Nutrition labels discussion