For Patients

A referral from your primary care doctor is required. Most insurance plans accepted.


PREPARE FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT

Candidates for bariatric surgery must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be between 18-65 years old
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) must be between 35-55 
  • Proof of six months supervised attempts at weight loss with documented weight. You will need to lose 10% of your body weight prior to your surgery.
  • Complete required Psychological evaluation
  • Complete required upper endoscopy
  • Meet with an assigned nutritionist/dietician before and after surgery
  • Complete required diagnostic tests within six months prior to surgery
  • Smoking cessation must occur prior to surgery and continue post-surgery
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