This class provides information about the risks and benefits of weight loss surgery, the costs, and a pathway to help guide you through the process to make a lifestyle change.
Check In Time
Check-in is from 5:45 to 6:00 p.m. For your convenience while waiting, there is comfortable seating in the Education Center lobby.
Parking is located off of Elam Avenue to the left of Wesley Long Hospital. Follow the sidewalk from the parking lot to the Education Center entrance that faces Elam Avenue.
Note that the Education Center faces and is across the street from the LeBauer HealthCare Building.
Information About Our Bariatric Program
****We do NOT accept Medicaid for weight loss surgeries
You may be a candidate for surgery if you have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or greater, or a BMI between 35-39.9 and serious obesity-related health problems to be considered for bariatric surgery. Check with your Doctor or go online at the National Institutes of Health to Calculate your BMI http://www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi/
If You Need To Cancel
If you cannot attend this class, call 336-832-8000 to cancel your registration.
Inclement Weather Information
In the event of inclement weather, please call 832-0007 for the status of this class.