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Support Group Meeting Locations

Fort Sanders Center for Bariatric Surgery offers several support groups with topics to help you reach and maintain your weight loss goals.  Groups are led by Dana Webber, MSN, NP-C, CBN & Rachel Ignomirello, MS, RDN, LDN. Please contact Dana Webber at (865) 331-1218 for more information. Unless listed otherwise, classes meet in Classroom 1 on the lobby level of Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.

For information on the Crossville support groups, call 931-459-7164.

Evening Support Group

Date Time Subject Location
Tue, Apr 2 6 p.m.

Simon Hall, personal chef: Meal Planning

Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue, Apr 16 7 p.m.

Jim Stockham: Bariatric Advantage Products and Samples

Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue, May 7 6 p.m.

Common nutrient/vitamin deficiencies – signs and symptoms

Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue, May 21 7 p.m.

Dr. Mullins, DDS – Caring for your teeth after surgery

 Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue, June 4 6 p.m.

Group walk at Volunteer Landing – will meet next to Calhouns (400 Neyland Dr.)

Calhouns
400 Neyland Dr.

Tue, June 18 7 p.m.

Potential guest speaker

Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1

Daytime Friday support groups

Date Time Subject Location
Fri, April 5 11 a.m. TBD Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Fri, April 19 11 a.m. Tips for Easter Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Fri, May 3 11 a.m. Common nutrient/vitamin deficiencies – signs and symptoms Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Fri, May 17 11 a.m. Body image – the struggle after surgery is REAL Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Fri, June 7 11 a.m. Alcohol after bariatric surgery, a big challenge Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Fri, June 21 11 a.m. Open Discussion (TBD) Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1

Groups for patients 6 months post-surgery and beyond

Date Time Subject 
Location
Tue, Apr 2 5 pm Stress Management Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue, May 7 5 pm

Alcohol after bariatric surgery

Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1

Tue, June 4 5 p.m.

Group walk at Volunteer Landing – will meet next to Calhouns (400 Neyland Dr.)

Calhouns
400 Neyland Dr.