Support Groups

Bariatric Surgical Services Support Group

Bariatric Surgical Services Support Group

Support group is a VITAL component to your success as a metabolic/bariatric patient. ALL are welcome including pre/post-op patients, family/support persons and those considering surgery.


Zoom Meeting ID 736 486 3411
Passcode 733894

Monday, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
January 11 January 30
February 1 March 27
March 1 May 22
April 5 July 17
May 3 September 18
June 7 October 23
August 2 November 20
October 4  
November 1  
December 6  

No registration needed. Call 941-483-7579.

Bariatric Surgery Pre-Op Classes

Bariatric Surgical Services Support Group

Pre-op classes provide information on your upcoming hospital stay, discharge and beyond. It gives you the opportunity to see a room like you will have during your stay and familiarize yourself with the floor and equipment. Classes typically take 45-60 minutes and are located at Venice Regional Bayfront Health.

Registration required

To set up your individualized tour, please call Lisa at 941-483-7579 or email