Education & Resources


  • Trends in Weight Loss Management & Surgery

    Weight loss management has evolved rapidly over the years. Come join Dr. Adrian Dobrowolsky, Hoag’s Bariatric Program Director, as he discusses current mainstream diets, common medications used for weight loss, the benefits of novel & more common procedures, and the future directions & on-going clinical trials in the fight against obesity.

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  • Bariatric Surgery Patient Information Session*

    These monthly information sessions are free and open to the public. Each session provides an overview of Hoag’s Bariatric Weight Loss Program, types of surgeries offered, eligibility criteria for weight-loss surgery, program requirements, expected outcomes and answers to commonly asked questions and concerns.

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  • Bariatric Surgery Virtual Support Group

    The Hoag Bariatric Surgery Support Group is open to patients who have undergone weight loss surgery as well as those who are considering the procedure. The group shares personal insight and real-world experiences about the Bariatric Surgery weight loss journey and provides an informal setting to ask questions and hear various perspectives. Many patients find … Continued

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  • IBD Virtual Support Group

    The Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Support System provides mutual support and information for IBD patients and their families. The group is facilitated by the IBD nurse navigator and licensed clinicians. Discussion is focused on current issues faced by IBD patients and their support network. The support group will be conducted via Zoom. Instructions to join … Continued

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