Classes, Seminars & Support Groups

To sign up for pre-surgical classes, you may register Here or call Methodist OnCall at 1-888-909-DOCS.

Free Weight Loss Surgery Seminars

An informational seminar given by Dr. James Siatras, Bariatric Surgeon. Our goal is to provide an understanding of our surgical weight loss program and the surgeries performed. Surgeries include: Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band and Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy. Call 219.738.5617 with any questions.

The Center for Bariatric Surgery offers a FREE online bariatric seminar you can watch anytime, anyplace. It gives you more information on all weight-loss options offered.

Methodist Hospitals Center for Bariatric Surgery Support Group

The Center for Bariatric Surgery support group is for patients and their families before and after surgery. Our goal is to provide education and support for patients in a friendly, caring environment. If you have any questions, please call us at 219-738-5617. We hope you can join us!

The Support Group meets on the first Monday of the month. Meetings are held at the from 5:00 p.m – 6:00 p.m.

Methodist Hospitals Center for Bariatric Surgery
101 E. 87th Ave., Suite 430 (Pavilion A)

Enter the Pavilion A located just west of the Southlake Campus entrance. From the lobby, take the elevators to the 4th floor. Make an immediate right off the elevator and the Center for Bariatric Surgery is located down the hall.


Methodist Hospitals Center for Bariatric Surgery

Weight Loss / Bariatrics:  Pavilion A, 101 East 87th Avenue, MerrillvilleIN 46410  •  219-738-5617