MUSC Bariatric Surgery Program

bariatric surgery PROGRAM

MUSC Bariatric Surgery Support Group

Who:Both pre-op & post-op patients and family & friends who are supporting the bariatric surgery patientSupport group
What:We alternate facilitated discussion on hot topics and guest speakers.

Topics include nutrition, psychology, exercise, plastic surgery & more! There’s always time for social interaction & questions.


Monthly evening group:
3rd TUESDAY of each month, 5:30-7 PM

See below for upcoming topics.

Where:1st floor auditorium, room 1119, of the Ashley River Tower (ART) located at 25 Courtenay Drive
Parking:You may park in the Courtenay Garage or another MUSC visitor lot & we will validate your parking. With a validated ticket, you pay $0.75/half hour with a $3 maximum. We do not validate for valet parking.
 More information on campus parking
Reservations:Are NOT required to attend the bariatric surgery support meetings. To join our e-mail list, please email Call 876-4307 (Nina) or 876-4867 (Amanda) with questions.


2015 Scheduled Topics:

January 20, 2015
5:30 - 7 PM

Annual Meet the Team - come check in with all the members of your MUSC Bariatric Team
February 17, 2015
5:30 - 7 PM
"Building your Coping Skills Toolbox: How to Deal with Emotional Eating and Stress" with MUSC Psychologist, Toni Richardi

March 17, 2015
5:30-7 PM

Open Forum and hot topics in Nutrition

Check out photos from a Holiday Support Group and Protein Supplement Taste Testing!


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