Bariatric Seminars and Support
Health Assessment Tools
- Activity calendar
- Basal metabolism
- Body mass index
- Calorie/energy needs
- Calories burned
- Exercise for weight loss
- Ideal body weight
- Target heart rate
- Waist-to-hip ratio
Weight Loss Surgery Information Seminars
One of our three highly specialized Bariatric Surgeons will be speaking at our Weight Loss Surgery Information Seminars.
Audencio Alanis, M.D.
Bariatric Surgeon having completed over 4,000 Bariatric Surgeries
Christopher Reilly, M.D.
Board Certified General Surgeon
Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon
Fernando Miranda, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Miranda is a Board Certified General Surgeon and a designated Center of Excellence Surgeon by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
The Bariatric Surgeons will be discussing three types of surgery for weight loss and answer your questions about the Gastric Sleeve; Gastric Bypass and the Lap Band. To register for a free seminar, call 281-588-8657 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar Schedule
Third Tuesday of Every Month at 6:30 pm
Light Dinner provided.
Location: West Houston Medical Center Medium Conference Room.12141 Richmond Avenue, Houston, TX 77082
February 18, 2013
March 18, 2013
April 15, 2013
May 20, 2013
June 17, 2013
July 15, 2013
August 19, 2013
September 16, 2013
October 21, 2013
November 11, 2013 (Second Tuesday due to Holiday season)
December 9, 2013 (Second Tuesday due to Holiday season)
We also offer FREE consultations with our Bariatric Coordinator for those who prefer a private meeting. Call 281-588-8657 or email email@example.com to schedule a private consultation.
Weight Loss Surgery Support Group
Second Monday Evening of Every Month at 6:30 pm
Light refreshments provided.
Location: West Houston Medical Center Large Conference Room. 12141 Richmond Avenue, Houston, TX 77082
January 14th - Working for it and loving it
Learn to get moving and exercise in ways that are safe and fun presented by an Exercise Specialist.
February 11th - Beautifully Tailored
‘A Positive Self Image Is Crucial to A Healthy Lifestyle’ presented by Gayla Bentley, fashion design and style expert.
March 11th - Proper Nutrition
The importance of protein and nutritional supplements and vitamins post weight loss surgery presented by Sarena Malter, Store Manager at The Vitamin Shoppe.
April 8th - Self Awareness and Intimate Relationships
Learn the Do’s and Don’ts that come with how we may approach someone that we want an intimate relationship with post weight loss surgery.
May 13th - Body Contouring
Shaping our bodies to fit our frames presented by a Cosmetic Surgery Expert.
June 10th - "Testing" your Weight Loss Surgery?
Physiological and Psychological Behavioral and Mechanical Actions that steer you from utilizing your weight loss surgical ‘tool’ as it is intended to work towards success. Making unhealthy consumption/behavioral choices that are pleasurable may be harmful or even fatal to your health. Presented by Dr. Karen West, Professional Clinical Psychologist).
July 8th - Mini Boot Camp
Working out and tracking your food to keep our focus on positive goals presented by an Exercise Specialist.
August 12th - Taking Pride in your Process
Whether Major or Minor, you need to reward yourself for the positive choices and healthy decisions that you make post weight loss surgery. Presented by Dr. Karen West, Professional Clinical Psychologist.
September 9th - Vitamin and Nutritional Malabsorption Post Surgery
Vitamins and nutritional malabsorption and deficiencies post weight loss surgery and negative physical impacts including hair loss prsented by Jacqueline Creeks, Tricologist, Certified Hair Loss Expert and Consultant. Scientific Study of Hair and Scalp Disorders.
October 14th - Time to Prepare Meals?
Cooking your meals and planning your meals are crucial to staying on the right track and making sure that you aren’t caught off guard at the last minute. The fast paced living has impacted our time to care for ourselves as well as cook for ourselves. Cook healthy meals in minutes with Amanda Hendrix, Pampered Chef Consultant.
November 11th - Relationships with Food
Love or Hate? Remorse or Guilt? Relationships with food before and post weight loss surgery and how to adjust presented by Dr. Karen West, Professional Clinical Psychologist.