Am I a Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery?
The National Institute of Health (NIH) developed these criteria to help determine candidates for Weight Loss Surgery:
- 100 lbs or more over ideal body weight or
- Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or greater or
- BMI of 35 or greater with two or more obesity-related co-morbidities
(complications) and failed non-surgical efforts at weight loss
Please see our BMI calculator below to detrmine your personal BMI.
If you meet the above criteria and would like to take the first step in the process of losing weight, please attend one of our Free Information Sessions or fax us our Bariatrics Patient Survey (PDF File).
Select your height and weight to calcluate your BMI. The results of the BMI calculations are displayed below. Note that these are approximate values, and are intended to be used only as a rough guide.