Bariatric Surgery: Is It Right for You?

Bariatric Surgery can help you lose excess weight, and also improve health problems associated with severe overweight and obesity, such as high blood pressure, sleep apnea, type 2 diabetes and osteoarthritis.  This FREE information session can help you determine if surgery is the right choice for you. Find out about:

  • The different bariatric surgery procedures
  • How the surgery works and what it can do for you
  • Eating and nutrition after having bariatric surgery
  • Psychological aspects of bariatric surgery
  • Why ongoing support, such as support groups, are critical to your overall success

Get your questions answered in a comfortable, caring environment. A friend or family member is also encouraged to attend.

Please check with your insurance carrier to see if bariatric surgery at Bronson Methodist Hospital is covered under your plan.

Registration for this class is currently CLOSED.

Date & Time:

Monday, August 19, 2013
6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Registration Deadline:

Monday, August 19, 2013


No Cost


Dr. Kibwe Weaver,Bariatric Surgeon, Bariatric Coordinator and Registered Dietitian


Bronson Gilmore Center for Health Education, Forum Room A
7 Healthcare Plaza
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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Contact Information:

To find out more about medical and surgical weight management at Bronson, call (269) 341-8900.

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Registration Information:

Pre-registration is encouraged. To register online, click Register for Class button below. To register by phone, call Bronson HealthAnswers at (269) 341-7723 or (269) 341-8900. Information sessions are held at the Gilmore Center of Education at Bronson Methodist Hospital. For directions, please print maps below. You may also bring the attached referral form signed by your physician and a copy of the front and back of your insurance card or have your provider fax to the surgeon office after you attend the session.