Seminars & Support Services

Attend a FREE informational seminar. Directions to the seminars are provided upon registration.

A Temple Bariatric Surgeon will present an overview of weight loss surgery and the lifestyle changes necessary for success. The surgeon will present information on the various bariatric procedures including adjustable gastric banding, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and duodenal switch surgeries. The surgeon will answer your questions about the bariatric program. At the conclusion of the seminar, you can make a priority appointment for a personal consultation with the surgeon.


Tatyan Clarke, MD


Michael Edwards, MD

Rohit Soans, MD

Eric Velazquez, MD, FACS

Upcoming Seminar Dates

  • Wednesday, October 3, 2018 — 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Saturday, October 13, 2018 — 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 10, 2018 — 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Saturday, December 8, 2018 — 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Wednesday, December 12, 2018 — 7:00 pm  to 9:00 pm


Temple University Hospital
Zone D, 3rd Floor
3401 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140

To register for a free seminar, click here or call 1-800-TEMPLE-MED (1-800-836-7536).

View upcoming seminar dates at Jeanes Hospital.

Free Patient Support Services

For more information about bariatric patient support services available at Temple, including monthly support group meetings, click here.