Surgical Weight Loss Support Groups

Overview

The Vanderbilt Surgical Weight Loss Support Groups provide a source of ongoing compassion, understanding and assistance if you’re considering bariatric surgery or if you’ve already had it. Within these groups, you’ll find others like you who are sharing your journey and who are there to support you along the way.

Our surgical weight loss support groups are offered at different times and in different locations to make it easier to find a group that works with your schedule. The following are the current meeting places and times:

Vanderbilt Tuesday Support Group

  • When: 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month
  • Location: Vanderbilt Health at One Hundred Oaks, Suite 14349, First Floor
    (First floor conference room under the escalators at the “D” entrance)
  • Moderator: Surgical Weight Loss Program Staff
  • Contact: (615) 322-6000

Vanderbilt Wednesday Support Group

  • When: 1:30 p.m. every Wednesday
  • Location: Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks, Suite 26102
    (Administration offices on the second floor)
  • Moderator: Surgical Weight Loss Program Staff
  • Contact: (615) 322-6000

Vanderbilt Thursday POST OP Support Group

  • When: 6 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of every month
  • Location: Vanderbilt Health at One Hundred Oaks, Room 14349
    (First floor conference room under the escalators at the “D” entrance)
  • Moderator: Surgical Weight Loss Program Staff
  • Contact: (615) 322-6000

*Hendersonville Support Group

  • When: 6:15 p.m. the third Monday of every month 
  • Location: 140 Saundersville Road, Hendersonville TN 37075
  • Moderator: Valerie Matthews, Surgical Weight Loss Program Coordinator

*Online Facebook Live Support Group

  • When: 7 p.m. every second Thursday on the group page
  • Instructions: You must be a member of the Vanderbilt Health Weight Loss Group and be signed up with My Health at Vanderbilt to receive credit.
  • Moderator: Valerie Matthews, Surgical Weight Loss Program Coordinator

*These groups are subject to change without notice. If your schedule doesn’t allow flexibility, we recommend you attend one of the Vanderbilt-led groups.