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Are you a candidate for Weight Loss Surgery?

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Are you a candidate for Weight Loss Surgery?

If you weigh 100 pounds or more over your ideal body weight and the usual diets have failed, surgery for weight loss can help you lose weight and keep it off.

Qualifications for surgery may vary by location but can include:

  • Have a body mass index (BMI) 30 or greater*

  • Type 2 diabetes

  • High cholesterol

  • High blood pressure

  • Heart disease and stroke

  • Sleep apnea

  • Asthma

  • Arthritis and joint disease

  • Reflux disease and heartburn

*Most insurances require a BMI of 35 or greater with a comorbid condition

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BMIWeight Status
Below 18.5Underweight
18.5 – 24.9Normal
25.0 – 29.9Overweight
30.0 and AboveObese

*The BMI calculator provided is for reference purposes only and is not intended as a diagnostic tool.

Click below for more information on:

Request information from our Weight Loss Surgery Coordinator

Weight Loss Procedures

Weight Loss Guide to Surgery

Weight Loss/Bariatric Surgeons

Baylor Frisco Weight Loss Support Groups

Click here for a full list of physicians on staff at Baylor Frisco or call 1.855.4.FRISCO (437-4726) for a physician near you.