Weight Loss Surgery Program Eligibility Requirements

Weight loss surgery may be right for you if:

  • You are 100 pounds or more above your ideal weight or have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or higher. Check your BMI by clicking the button below.
  • You have a BMI of at least 35 and are diagnosed with at least one serious obesity-related condition such as high blood pressure, diabetes or sleep apnea
  • You have no severe medical, psychological or emotional conditions that would render surgery too risky 
  • You have no dependence on drugs or alcohol
  • You have tried and failed at previous efforts to lose weight
  • ​You understand the seriousness of the surgery and the necessity for a lifelong personal commitment to a healthier diet and lifestyle

Want to Learn More? Attend a Free Seminar

Our mission for the Bariatric Program is to improve the health of those affected with the disease of obesity by providing comprehensive treatment through medical, surgical, nutritional and educational interventions. We offer multiple options to get going, including in-person and online seminars.

Free Live Webinars

Join Bariatric Surgeon Vanessa Malit, MD for a free webinar about your weight loss surgery options and learn how you can start the journey to a healthier life.

*Before you can enter the weight loss surgery program you must complete an informational seminar. Attending this webinar will count as having successfully completed the seminar.*

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