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Support Groups and Educational Seminars

If you are more than 50 pounds overweight, isn’t it time to take control of your life and your health? At the Alvarado Hospital Medical Center Surgical Weight- Loss Program your health and well-being are our biggest priorities. At our free seminars, you can personally meet one of our highly skilled bariatric surgeons who will discuss the risks and benefits of gastric banding and bypass surgeries. And often, our former patients come to share their personal stories.

Why wait? You’ve got nothing to lose, but weight!

For further information, contact us at 619-229-3340

FREE Surgical Weight-Loss Seminar Schedule

All seminars on gastric bypass, sleeve and banding are held in the Alvarado Conference Center, 6645 Alvarado Road, San Diego, unless otherwise noted. Register by calling 1-800-ALVARADO (800-258-2723). Alvarado Hospital also features a variety of surgical revision options. For a personal consultation, call 619-229-3340.

Support Groups

Regular support group attendance is an important element of your post-operative success. It has been documented that patients who attend regular support group meetings experience greater weight loss, and maintain their weight loss more successfully than patients who do not attend support groups. Attending support groups before surgery is a great way to obtain good knowledge of how to live with weight-loss surgery. All adult patients, friends and family are welcome to attend.

Surgical Weight-Loss Support Group Schedule

San Diego – Central
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Yuma, Arizona
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Anchorage, Alaska
For more information, e-mail: or call 907-333-4222.

For more information about any of the support groups, call 619-229-3340.

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