Qualify for Weight-Loss Surgery

Determining if you are a candidate for Weight-Loss Surgery

Qualify for WLS

You could be a good candidate for WLS if one of the following applies:

Must be 80 lbs overweight or have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more

Or, have a BMI between 30 and 39.9 with a serious obesity-related health problem such as diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, or high cholesterol

Or, have a BMI between 30 and 40 with or without health issues for the gastric balloon procedure

Find out your BMI:

Supplied by BMI Calculator USA

Additional Requirements:

  • Are between 18 and 75 years old
  • Have a history of failed weight-loss attempts (i.e., failed diets)
  • Must understand that a WLS procedure is only a tool; the long-term success requires lifestyle changes to diet exercise