Support Groups*

Which Weight Loss Surgery Support is Best for Me?*

Weight loss surgery is an important decision. Weight loss surgery is also an emotionally up and down journey. Our most successful patients usually have a strong support base. Although family is a great support, it is hard to relate having not experienced weight loss surgery.

Weight loss surgery support groups and forums are a great way to share your personal experiences with others who has or is going through the same journey.

In Person

HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center

12:30-2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of each month
1313 Ewing Drive
Houston, TX 77004
5th Floor, North Tower
Bariatric Classroom

10:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m. 3rd Saturday of each month
1313 Hermann Drive
Houston, TX 77004
1st Floor, Conference Room
South Building (Cafeteria)

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center WLS Support Group

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center (1st floor conference room)
921 Gessner Rd Enter Through West Lobby
Houston, Texas 77024
Phone: 713-242-4290
Meeting Times: 1st Wednesday of each month from 7-9 pm
Contact Person: Trudy Ivins RN, CBN

North Cypress Bariatrics

North Cypress Medical Center Glass Conference Room
21214 Northwest Freeway
Cypress, TX 77429
Phone: 832-912-3997
Meeting Times: Email for dates and topics

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center

3rd Monday of each month 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Meets in the large conference room
500 Medical Center Blvd.
Webster, TX 77598

CHI St. Luke’s Health The Woodlands Hospital

Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month
Conference Room 1   6-7 pm
Register Online

Online Forums

Obesity Coverage
Thinner Times
Obesity Action
Bariatric Support Centers International

Download Support Groups PDF

HSS Weight Loss Surgery Support Group Handout_N19

* Results will vary by person and are based upon the patient, the surgery type and the compliance with the aftercare program. As with any medical procedure or surgery, there are specific risks and possible complications. The testimonials, statements, and opinions presented on our website are applicable to the individuals depicted. Results may not be representative of the experience of others. Testimonials are voluntarily provided and are not paid, nor were they provided with free products, services, or any benefits in exchange for said statements. The testimonials are representative of patient experience but the exact number of pounds lost and experience will be unique and individual to each patient.

Make an appointment with Dr. Marvin for diagnosis and treatment.