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Criteria for Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery may be right for you if:

  • Your BMI is 40 or higher.
  • Your BMI is 35 or higher and also suffer from one or more health problems such as Type II Diabetes, Hypertension, Osteoarthritis, or Sleep Apnea.
  • You have been overweight for more than 5 years.
  • Your serious attempts to lose weight have had only short-term success.
  • You do not have any other disease that may have caused your obesity.
  • You are prepared to make substantial changes in your eating habits and lifestyle.
  • You are willing to continue being monitored by the specialist who is treating you.
  • You do not drink alcohol in excess.

To see if you qualify for surgery, please use one of the calculators below.