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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Overview of Education and Support Tools

Weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, is not a cure. It's a "tool" that can help people who are ready to make the necessary lifestyle, behavioral and dietary changes to gain control of their health, improve their quality of life, and extend their expected life span.

Before and after your surgery, Baylor Scott & White Health's caring and supportive staff is excited to help you start a whole new life. Not only will you gain health, energy and confidence but also the assurance that you have a strong and dependable support group available to help you modify and maintain your healthy new lifestyle.

Weight Lo​​ss Surgery Classes and Support Groups

From informational seminars before surgery to support after surgery, several Baylor Scott & White locations offer classes and support groups for weight loss surgery patients. Find out more about events near you.​

Search now to find a class near you.​

What to Expect Before and During Surgery

The decision to have weight loss surgery is a serious one that requires a commitment to a lifestyle change. Make sure you know what to expect before and during surgery and talk with a weight loss surgeon on the medical staff at one of our facilities about the benefits and risks of each type of procedure.

Read More About Your Surgical Experience

After Weight Loss Surgery

After weight loss surgery, the success of the surgery depends on the choices you make. You will need to make lifelong changes in your eating and exercise habits to maintain your weight loss.

Read More About The First Six Weeks After Surgery

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