The first step toward a healthier future is to attend a free informational session available online or in-person. The two-hour course provides valuable information about weight-loss options, what you need to consider before choosing surgery and how Floyd Center for Bariatrics Services can help you be successful during you weight-loss journey.

The session will be conducted by J. Ryland Scott, M.D., FACS, a Harbin Clinic surgeon and Medical Director of the Floyd Center for Bariatric Services. As leader of our bariatric surgery team, Dr. Scott will teach you about the following topics to help you make an informed decision about surgical weight loss.

. Obesity
. Surgery as a weight-loss tool
. Surgery options
. Benefits, risks and special considerations
. Financing options
. Life after surgery

The information session is required for individuals considering weight loss surgery. After completing the session, a member of our staff will help schedule your one-on-one consultation with Dr. Scott.


In-person information sessions are held monthly from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Education Classroom at the Floyd Corporate Support Center, 420 East Second Ave., Suite 101, Rome, GA 30161. Participants are welcome to bring a guest. Register online
Seminar DateTimeTitleLocation
November 15, 20166:00 PM-7:30 PMInformational SessionFloyd Corporate Support Suite 101, 1st Floor
December 13, 20166:00 PM-7:30 PMInformational SessionFloyd Corporate Support Suite 101, 1st Floor


This 90-minute video series provides the opportunity to complete the information session at any time. You can access the information session anywhere you have Internet access. Following some of the sessions, you will complete a quiz testing your knowledge of the course. Get started