The medical criteria to qualify for bariatric surgery include:
Additionally patients should be mentally prepared to make this life long change in their relationship with food and weight.
Limiting factors for bariatric surgery include:
It is important to remember that each patient is unique. We provide a comprehensive multidisciplinary assessment of each patient. Including a consultation with Dr. Brakta, a dietician, a counselor, and a physical assessment. Some patients may require additional counseling or testing prior to being accepted