WJ Center for Surgical Weight Loss Support Services



We conduct regularly scheduled seminars on the first Thursday of every month at 6pm, reviewing the entire bariatric surgery program which are free and open to anyone. Prospective patients are encouraged to register for this seminar as an initial step in their bariatric surgery journey. Spouses or other family members interested in assisting and supporting the patient in the process are also welcome.

Register Today:

The seminars are offered in our office located at 1111 Medical Center Blvd - Marrero, LA, Suite S-860 and pre-registration is strongly encouraged as space is limited. Reserve your place at an upcoming seminar by calling our office at 504-349-349-6860 or by Clicking here for the sign-up form.



Patients are encouraged to participate in our free monthly support groups. These meetings are conducted by West Jefferson’s dietitian, Marian Vigo, and held on the fourth Monday of the month, at 6:30p.m., in the West Jeff Fitness Center (Marrero location). Please call to register, at 504-349-6164.

West Jeff Fitness Center
1121 Medical Center Blvd.
Marrero, LA 70072 – Click for map
(504) 349-6164

Upcoming Dates:

  • Monday, May 28, 2018
  • Monday, June 25, 2018
  • Monday, July 23, 2018
  • Monday, August 27, 2018
  • Monday, September 24, 2018



Registered dieticians trained in weight management are dedicated to assisting you in learning about proper diet habits before and after your surgery. In addition, our coordinators are very knowledgeable about specific nutritional and dietary supplements which have been proven to speed your weight loss while maintaining properly balanced nutrition. Many of these products are available through our office at discounted prices.

Click here for your nutrition packet