Healthcare Services and Programs

Attend a free seminar

OhioHealth Surgical Weight Management offers several free bariatric seminars each month to help you learn about our services.

Each seminar is presented by one of our highly-qualified bariatric surgeons.

In the free bariatric seminar, you will:

  • Learn about bariatric surgery options at OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital directly from our experienced surgeons
  • Learn if you could be a candidate
  • Get information to help you decide if this is right for you
  • Hear stories from past bariatric patients
  • Learn about OhioHealth Surgical Weight Management
  • Become more informed about bariatric surgery and take the first step toward a new you

Read our Surgical Patient Guide (PDF). Inside, you'll find information about our surgical treatment options, the criteria for bariatric surgery, pre- and post-surgery guides and more.

Registration is required. Click the date below or call (614) 4-HEALTH (443.2584)
to register for a free OhioHealth Surgical Weight Management seminar.

  2014 dates Time
  Saturday, April 5 9-11 am
  Wednesday, April 9 6-8 pm
  Thursday, April 17 12-2 pm
  Wednesday, April 23 6-8 pm
  Saturday, May 3 9-11 am
  Thursday, May 15  12-2 pm
  Wednesday, May 21 6-8 pm
  Wednesday, May 28 6-8 pm
  Saturday, June 7 9-11 am
  Wednesday, June 11 6-8 pm
  Thursday, June 19 12-2 pm
  Wednesday, June 25 6-8 pm

Dates are updated regularly.

 McConnell Heart Health Center Map

McConnell Heart Health Center
Classrooms A (lower level)
3773 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43214

The location of the McConnell Heart Health Center is one mile north of OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital.

The McConnell Heart Health Center is not the same as the McConnell Heart Hospital located on the OhioHealth Riverside Methodist campus.


Online Seminar

The online course below provides information to help you decide if bariatric surgery is right for you. It’s a convenient way to learn about our surgical weight management program from the comfort of your home, at your personal computer. This online course is an alternative to attending one of our regularly scheduled seminars at The McConnell Heart Health Center. When you finish viewing the online course, please fill out the form to sign up for an evaluation.

In order to participate in the OhioHealth Weight Management program, you need to complete either this online course or attend a seminar in person.