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.
Wesley Long Community Hospital Education Center is located at 501 North Elam Ave, Greensboro, NC.
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 SURGERY
****We do NOT accept Medicaid for weight loss surgeries
We do accept Medicare 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
If you cannot attend this class, call 336-832-8000 to cancel your registration.
In the event of inclement weather, http://www.conehealth.com or call 832-0007 for the status of this class.