Support Groups

2016 Metabolic and Bariatric Support Groups

The following is a description of the various support group classes we offer at the Metabolic and Bariatric Center at Saint Michael's Medical Center. A list of all upcoming classes is provided below.

  • Life after Surgery Class: All are welcome to attend. This class
    is support for post-op patients and those who are interested in having surgery. This class is lead by Psychologist, Beth Haessig, Psy D., licensed psychologist.

  • General Support Group: All are welcome to attend. This class will
    help you stay focused on your goals and to maintain long-term weight loss to create a healthier lifestyle. Lead by Cheryll Burnett, Nurse
    Practitioner, Silvana Panfili, Registered Dietitian, or one of our patient

  • Men’s Support Group: Support group classes with an asterisk (*) indicate those classes that get split into separate groups for men and women.

All support group meetings are held at:

The Metabolic and Bariatric Center
Saint Michael's Medical Center
111 Central Avenue, 2nd Floor
Newark, NJ 07102