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Support Groups

New patients are required to reserve a spot to attend new patient orientation. The bariatric surgery team also hosts the following group meetings to support our patients at all stages of their weight loss journey:

General Support group in Cooperstown (all take place at Bassett Hall in the Auditorium) Click for Campus Map

2018 sessions:
Jan. 2, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm 
Feb. 6, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Mar. 6, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Apr. 3, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
May 1, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Jun. 5, 6 pm - 7 pm
Jul. 3, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Aug. 7, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Sept. 4, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Oct. 2, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Nov. 6, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Dec. 4, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm


General Support group at FoxCare Center in Oneonta (all take place at FoxCare Center on Route 7 in Oneonta in The John. R. Remillard Conference Center - behind the Cyber Cafe)

2018 sessions:
Jan. 18, 5 pm - 6 pm
Feb. 15, 5 pm - 6 pm
Mar. 15, 5 pm - 6 pm
Apr. 19, 5 pm - 6 pm 
May 17, 5 pm - 6 pm
Jun. 21, 5 pm - 6 pm
Jul. 19, 5 pm - 6 pm
Aug. 23, 5 pm - 6 pm
Sept. 20, 5 pm - 6 pm 
Oct. 18, 5 pm - 6 pm
Nov. 15, 5 pm - 6 pm
Dec. 20, 5 pm - 6 pm

General Support group in Herkimer (all take place at 690 West German Street - lower door beneath canopy)

Open to all weight loss surgery patients, prospective candidates and supporters. The objective is to support and reinforce post op lifestyle requirements. This is an opportunity for surgical weight loss patients to hear what works well and what doesn’t work well. This is a chance to network with other surgical weight loss patients. Please call (607) 547-3373 if you have any questions. No reservation required. All begin at 5:30 p.m.

2018 sessions:
Jan. 16,  5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Feb. 20, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Mar. 20, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Apr. 17, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
May 15, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Jun. 19, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Jul. 17, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Aug. 21, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Sept. 18, 5:30 p, - 6:30 pm
Oct. 16, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Nov. 20, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Dec. 18, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm


General Support group in Cobleskill (all take place at Cobleskill Primary Care, 136 Parkway Drive). All begin at 5 p.m.

2018 sessions:
Jan. 17, 5 pm - 6 pm
Feb. 21, 5 pm - 6 pm
Mar. 21, 5 pm - 6 pm
Apr. 18, 5 pm - 6 pm
May 16, 5 pm - 6 pm 
Jun. 20, 5 pm - 6 pm
Jul. 18, 5 pm - 6 pm
Aug. 22, 5 pm - 6 pm
Sept. 19, 5 pm - 6 pm
Oct. 17, 5 pm - 6 pm
Nov. 21, 5 pm - 6 pm
Dec. 19, 5 pm - 6 pm

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