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Are you a candidate for weight loss surgery?

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Our team uses well-defined, evidence-based criteria to help determine if you are a candidate for weight loss surgery.

  • Age 18 years or older
  • Currently 50-100 lbs above your recommended weight
    • Body Mass Index of 30 or above (certain insurances may dictate BMI requirements). Click here for a pop-up BMI Calculator.
  • Non-smoker for at least 3 months
  • Attend our information seminar that gives an overview of the process, reviews qualifications, surgical risk/benefits, surgical procedures, and post-operative expectations (link to form)
  • Attend all pre-op appointments (registered dietician, mental health, exercise, as outlined on your patient checklist)
  • Complete pre-op education (preparation for surgery)
  • Agree to take supplemental vitamins and minerals for life
  • Commit to the regular follow-up care needed for bariatric surgery patients