Patient Support

Sentara Comprehensive Weight Loss Solutions sponsors Weight Loss Surgery Support Groups for the community. Join us for an informative evening where your questions can be answered and you can enjoy the support and encouragement of each other.

  • Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, and Adjustable Gastric Band Support Group

    This support group is intended for patients who have had Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, or Adjustable Gastric Band surgery. It meets the 4th Thursday of every month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

  • Protein & Vitamin Education Session

    REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. This support group is intended for pre-operative weight loss surgery patients. It meets the 2nd Thursday of every month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Please call 1-800-SENTARA to register.

  • BEWELL Support Group

    The Bariatric Education: Wellness, Exercise, Lifestyle Support Group welcomes all pre-operative and post-operative weight loss patients. It is facilitated by the bariatric dietician and clinical exercise specialist. We highly recommend it for every weight loss surgery patient or anyone considering weight loss surgery. It meets the 1st Tuesday of every month from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

  • Outer Banks Support Group

    This support group is intended for Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, and Adjustable Gastric Band patients and is a more convenient option for patients living in the Outer Banks. It meets at different locations on different dates. For further information, please contact Jennifer Heaton at obxjen@gmail.com.

  • Facebook Support Group

    Join the conversation with our Sentara Weight Loss Surgery support group on Facebook. We encourage you to join the conversation if you are considering weight loss surgery, if you are interested in learning more about the program, and if you are preparing for weight loss surgery. When joining the closed Facebook support group, please include your point of interest and/or the date of your weight loss surgery in your message request.

  • Newport News Support Group

    This support group is for weight loss surgery patients and a convenient option for patients living on the Peninsula. The group meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 645 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601. Meet & Greet begins at 6:30pm and the speaker begins at 7pm. No registration is required. For more information call 757-873-1880.