The Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (CMBS) provides free information sessions for those interested in learning more about weight loss surgery. These are offered in Boston, Jamaica Plain, Weymouth, Kingston, and online. This is your first step to getting started with our program. Patients will learn about the different surgical procedures, insurance coverage, diet changes and much more. A surgeon, dietitian, and administrative team member will be on hand to answer any questions. If you have never been a patient at BWH before, call patient registration at 866-489-4056 in addition to registering for the information session.
You can also call us at 617-732-8500, ext. 1, for more information.
Information Session Locations
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Address: 15 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115
Room: Carrie Hall Conference Room or Zinner Breakout Room - Please check the information desk or your confirmation e-mail for the exact location.
Directions to Carrie Hall Conference Room: Enter at any BWH entrance and make your way to the Pike (main hospital hallway). Turn right on the Pike and walk to the end of the hallway. Carrie Hall Conference Room is directly in front of you. 15 Francis Street is the closest entrance and 75 Francis Street is the furthest entrance from Carrie Hall Conference Room. If you enter at 75 Francis Street, you will need to take the Tower elevators to the 2nd floor to get on the Pike.
Directions to Zinner Breakout Room: Enter 70 Francis Street into the Shapiro Cardiovascular building (across from 75 Francis Street main hospital entrance) and walk past the information desk. The Zinner Breakout room will be on your right past the elevators.
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
Address: 1153 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Room: Huvos Auditorium
Directions: The parking garage is located in the back of the hospital. You will enter on the 3rd floor and walk straight back through the main hallway. Huvos Auditorium is located on the left, directly across from the cafeteria.
Brigham and Women's Surgical Associates at South Shore
Address: 51 Performance Drive, Weymouth, MA 02189
Room: Suite 300
Directions: Enter the complex at Entry 2. Take the elevators on your left up to the 3rd floor. Suite 300 will be on your right.
Brigham and Women’s Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at South Shore Medical Center in Kingston
Address: 5 Tarkiln Rd, Kingston MA 02364
Room: Clinic lobby
Directions: Route 3 to Exit 10, follow Route 3A South to the intersection of Route 53. Take a right at the light, then the first right behind CVS Pharmacy.
Please stop at any information desk if you need assistance getting to the session once you have arrived.
Information Session Video
The Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (CMBS) also offers an online video information session paired with a quiz for those unable to attend an information session at one of the locations above. Upon successful completion of the quiz (7 out of 9 correct answers) your information will be sent to our New Patient Coordinator. You can contact our New Patient Coordinator at (617) 732-8500 to set up your appointments. In this video patients will learn about surgical options, diet changes, insurance coverage and more. Feel free to share this video with adult family members and friends. If you have any questions, please contact us at (617) 732-8500.
This page was last modified on 3/2/2017