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Informative, Free Seminars In-Person

We offer free seminars each month to help you learn about our surgical weight management services. Each seminar is presented by one of our highly skilled bariatric surgeons.

At our in-person seminars, you have the chance to consider the program in the presence of an expert who can answer any question that comes to mind.

In the free bariatric seminar, you will:

  • Learn about bariatric surgery options, performed 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
  • Become 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.

Get Started Now With an In-Person Seminar

Click on a date below to register for a free, in-person OhioHealth surgical weight management seminar.
You can also register by phone. Call (614) 4-HEALTH (614.443.2584)





  Surgical Weight Management Seminars

OhioHealth McConnell Heart Health Center
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.

OhioHealth Doctors Hospital
The Heritage Center at Doctors Hospital,
Founders Hall 3
5100 West Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43228

Marion General Office and Conference Center 
278 Barks Road W.
Marion, OH 43302

OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital
335 Glessner Ave.
Mansfield, OH 44903

OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital - Athens
55 Hospital Drive
Conference Rooms 8 & 10
Athens, OH 45701

OhioHealth Pickerington Medical Campus
1010 Refugee Road
Pickerington, OH 43147

OhioHealth Westerville Medical Campus
Hoaflin Education Center
300 Polaris Parkway
Westerville, OH 43082

Sat, June 4

9-11 am

McConnell Heart Health Center

Tues, June 7

6-8 pm

O'Bleness Hospital - Athens

Wed, June 8

6-8 pm

McConnell Heart Health Center

Thurs, June 9

6-8 pm

Westerville Medical Campus

Wed, June 15


McConnell Heart Health Center

Wed, June 22

6-8 pm

McConnell Heart Health Center

Tues, July 12

6-8 pm

Pickerington Medical Campus

Thurs, July 21

6-8 pm

Mansfield Hospital

      Dates are updated regularly.

Learn More Before The Seminar

In this 20 minute video, you'll learn about the pre-surgery evaluation; the three major types of bariatric surgery we perform, their advantages and disadvantages, and how they work; the qualifications required and the steps involved in this comprehensive program.

What to Expect

What to Expect

Learn what to expect when you start your weight loss journey with OhioHealth Surgical Weight Management.

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Read Patient Testimonials

Get inspiration and support from people just like you. Weight management patients share the struggles they’ve faced, and the stories of their success with OhioHealth.

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Explore Non-Surgical Options

Not sure bariatric surgery is the right choice for you? Learn about our medically supervised medical weight management program.

Learn more