Bariatric Surgery Program
Is Bariatric Surgery Right For You?
All patients must meet minimal criteria for bariatric surgery as proposed by the NIH Consensus Development Panel Report.
- A Body Mass Index (BMI) over 40, and less than 60 (females) or less than 55 (males), or
- A BMI between 35 and 40 and the presence of obesity-related conditions such as sleep apnea, heart problems, diabetes, or high blood pressure and
- Failed attempts at traditional weight loss methods.
- Age Limits: Must be over 18 when you start the program, and patients 65 and older will require additional screening.
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