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To learn more about the surgical weight loss program call 270-688-1500 or email us.

Janet Carlo, RN, BSN, CBN
Janet Carlo, RN, BSN, CBN - Director, Bariatric Services 

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Surgical Weight Loss Support Groups

Bariatric surgery is a lifelong commitment. The Owensboro Health Surgical Weight Loss Center conducts a monthly support group to help you through your journey to weight loss success. View support group dates listed below. They are held the first Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. (unless otherwise indicated).

Support Groups will once again be offered by Webex on the first Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. When it is time for the meeting, please click this link to connect online:

How to Join OHSWLC Webex Meetings

2022 Schedule

  • February 1: Navigating the Process of Bariatric Surgery
  • Gay Cook, RN, BSN, and Michelle Ford, RN
  • March 1: Obesity and Insulin Resistance
    Jenny Young, RDN, Diabetes Care and Education Specialist
  • April 5: Managing Medication Pre- & Post-op
    Shilpan Patel, MD, Bariatrics and Family Medicine 
  • May 3: Fertility Issues Pre & Post Weight Loss
    Andrea Moore, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology 
  • June 7: Exercise & Weight Loss
    W. Scott Black, MD, Lifestyle Medicine
  • July 5: The Skinny on Coping
    Mike Farina, PhD, Bariatric Psychology
  • August 2: Carbs: The Good, the Bad & Ugly
    Scott Hall, LD, RDN, Bariatric Nutrition
  • September 6: Metabolic Syndrome
    Ravi Alapati, MD, Bariatric and General Surgery 
  • October 4: Risks for Malnutrition & Hair Loss After Weight Loss Surgery 
    Scott Hall, LD, RDN, Bariatric Nutrition
  • November 1: Exercise is Medicine
    Caroline Dayson, Health & Wellness Specialist
  • December 6: Holiday Eating/Christmas Party
    Dr. Ravi Alapati and OH SWLC Staff


The support groups begin at 5:30 p.m.