Are you a candidate for Bariatric Surgery?

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Are you a candidate for Bariatric Surgery

Are you a candidate for weight loss surgery?

Most insurance companies base their criteria on the following National Institutes of Health (NIH) Guidelines:

  • BMI of 40 or greater

  • BMI of 35-40 with significant co-morbidity (one or more chronic conditions that puts you at increased risk for health problems or premature death, such as diabetes, hypertension, obstructive sleep apnea, heart disease, etc.)

  • BMI of 30-35 with comorbidities (in select cases)

  • Documented dietary attempts ineffective

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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.

For additional information on Weight Loss Surgery, please email Heather Hunt at hhunt@bmcf.com or call her at 214.407.5260.