Qualifying for Bariatric Surgery Main Content
Am I a good candidate for weight loss surgery?
To qualify for bariatric surgery, you'll need to meet the following:
✔️ You've attempted weight loss with behavior modification or medical treatment
✔️ You are committed to long-term lifestyle change
✔️ Your have a BMI (Body Mass Index) over 40 or BMI over 35 with weight-related medical issues. Calculate your BMI below:
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Think you qualify, what's next?
2. Verify Insurance Coverage
It’s important that you understand all the considerations in working with your insurance, as well as the other financing options that are available to you.
3. Watch our Webinar
Meet the surgeons and get a better understanding of bariatric surgery.
4. Join our Support Groups
Connect with others who are awaiting surgery or have gone through a procedure at Baptist. We host live virtual sessions and moderate an active Facebook group.
5. Pre-Op Consultation & Evaluations
5. It's go time! Surgery
Once the above steps are complete and there are no unforeseen issues, you will be scheduled for surgery.
This is the beginning of your new life!