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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.  All groups are hosted by Dana Webber, RN, BSN and Certified Bariatric Nurse. Unless listed otherwise, classes meet in Classroom 1 on the Lobby Level of Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.

Knoxville Support Group

Date Time Subject Location
Fri, Dec 1 11 am Book/Workbook Club Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue, Dec 5 6 pm Guest Speaker TBD Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Fri, Dec 15 11 am Christmas Potluck Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue, Dec 19 7 pm Christmas Potluck Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue, Jan 2   CANCELLED  
Tue, Jan 16 7 pm

Exercise – Wear comfortable shoes

Fort Sanders Fitness Center
Tue, Feb 6 6 pm

Meal planning Tips and Tricks (Danielle Neeley, PT Volunteer)

Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue, Feb 20 7 pm

Meal planning Tips and Tricks (Danielle Neeley, PT Volunteer)

Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue, Mar 6 5 pm, 6 pm, or 7 pm

Publix Food Labels 
MUST RSVP, 331-1218

Publix
Tue, Mar 20 5 pm, 6 pm, or 7 pm

Publix Food Labels 
MUST RSVP, 331-1218

Publix

 

Day time Support Groups

Date Time Location
Fri, Jan 5 11 am Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1    
Fri, Jan 19 11 am Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1    
Fri, Feb 2 11 am Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1    
Fri, Feb 16 11 am Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1    
Fri, Mar 2 11 am Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1    
Fri, Mar 16 11 am Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1    

Groups for patients 6 months post-surgery and beyond

Date Time Location
Tue, Dec 5 5 pm Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue,  Jan 2 5 pm Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue, Feb 6 5 pm Fort Sanders Regional
Classroom 1
Tue, Mar 6  

No Group – Meet at Publix

Maryville Support Group

Meets monthly on the 2nd Saturday morning at the Vienna Coffee House in Maryville
9 am – 10:30 am

Date Subject

Sat, Dec 9

 Pot luck and ugly sweater party

Sat, Jan 16

 Moving forward with goals for the New Year

Sat, Feb 10

Trivia time Family Feud style
Sat, Mar 10

Start moving now

West Knoxville Support Groups

Meets monthly on the 4th Saturday morning at Earth Fare Turkey Creek
9 am – 10:30 am

Date Subject

Sat, Dec 9

 Nutrition labels discussion

Sat, Jan 27

 Labels, portions and servings

Sat, Feb 24

Trivia time Family Feud style

Sat, Mar 24

Meal planning