Bariatrics DivisionSupport Groups
Bariatric Patient Support Groups in Nebraska
The Bariatric patient support groups offer education, fellowship and support for all patients/family that have had weight loss surgery, or who are considering and/or planning surgery in the future.
All patients from any bariatric surgeon/program are welcome to attend any of the groups. Research has found that people who regularly attend a support group have better outcomes.
Lincoln Education/Patient Support Group
Where: Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center, Lower Level Rose Room
For more information contact Marilyn Wadum, BS, RD MarilynWadum@stez.org (402) 219-7600 or Danette Larkins, RN, BSN, Bariatric Program Director at firstname.lastname@example.org (402) 219-7638.
Lincoln Bryan Support Group
Where: Bryan West Hospital, Classroom #1
For more information contact 402-481-5490
North Platte Education/Patient Support Group
Where: Great Plains Regional Medical Center, Conference Room B.
For more information contact Karen (308) 696-8508.
Omaha Alegent-Creighton Health Bariatric Support Group at Two (2) Locations:
(1). Immanuel Medical Center
When: 1st Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm, AND 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:00pm.
Where: Conference Center, 6901 No. 72nd St., Deaconess Room
(2). Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs
When: 1st Thursday of the month at 7:00pm
Where: Mercy Hospital, 800 Mercy Drive, 4th Floor, Joint Camp Room.
Omaha Methodist Bariatric Surgery Patient Support Group
Where: 8511 Building – Café , 8511 West Dodge Road, Omaha, Ne
For more information, contact Vicki at 402-354-1320.
Kearney Support Group
Where: Platte Valley Medical Group Lobby
Contact Mandy Smith for more information at 308.865.2263