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Fort Sanders Bariatric Surgery Support Groups

Fort Sanders Center for Bariatric Surgery offers several support groups with topics to help you reach and maintain your weight loss goals.

In-person support groups:

  • 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.
  • 1st and 3rd Friday of each month at 11 a.m.

Virtual support groups:

* For individuals who have already had bariatric surgery

  • 1st Wednesday of each month

Due to limited group capacity, please sign up for support groups. Please contact (865) 984-3413 to sign up for a support group or for more information. 

Topics are open discussion or will be determined at a later date. Check TN Owls Facebook page for group events, reminder posts, and more announcements.

For information on the Crossville support groups, call 931-459-7164.

Contact Us

For information about Fort Sanders Bariatric Surgery support groups, contact Lisa Layman, BSN, RN, CBN:

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