Borgess Bariatrics
1717 Shaffer Street Suite 124
Kalamazoo, MI 49048 |

Bariatric Seminars

The first step to a new, healthier you.

Where do you begin to create a new you? Borgess Bariatric Center offers free seminars covering a wide range of weight management topics, including bariatric surgery options.

The seminars also include valuable information on dietary, psychological and insurance issues. Our seminar program is led by Dr. Stuart Verseman, Medical Director of the Borgess Bariatric Center. Each seminar will be conducted by Dr. Verseman or another board-certified bariatric surgeon.

Seminars are offered online and in person.

Online Bariatric Seminar

If you are ready to take the next step toward a healthier you now, the online seminar is available at your convenience. View the chapters below - each provides information on surgery options, lifestyle changes and other factors that will ensure your weight loss success in the program. Upon completion of all 12 chapters, you will learn how to connect with our patient navigator who will walk you through the rest of your journey.

If you have questions about the online bariatric seminar, please call (269) 226.6863.

In-person Bariatric Seminars

If you have questions or would like to meet members of our bariatric team in person, free seminars are held every second Wednesday and Saturday of the month in the Lawrence Education Center at Borgess Medical Center.

To register for one of the free bariatric seminar sessions below, please call
(269) 226.6863

Wednesdays, 6 – 8 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. – noon
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  • February 12
  • March 12
  • May 14
  • June 11
  • August 13
  • September 3
  • October 8
  • November 12
  • December 10
  • January 11
  • February 8
  • March 8
  • April 12
  • May 10
  • June 14
  • July 12
  • August 9
  • September 13
  • October 11
  • November 1
  • December 13