Qualifying for Weight Loss Surgery
- BMI of 35 to 39 with one or more co-morbid conditions
- BMI of 40 or above
- More than 100 lbs. over your ideal body weight
- Unable to lose weight using medically-supervised weight loss
- In some circumstances BMI of 30 with other medical conditions is considered for LAP-band
Check Your Body Mass Index (BMI)
The criteria that you must meet to qualify for weight loss have been designed to ensure that those undergoing bariatric surgery have the best chance of achieving long-term success. Additionally, some insurance providers require that you meet specific criteria to receive coverage under your plan. Our staff will help you to find out if you qualify for insurance coverage and assist you to complete all appropriate paper work as you move through the weight loss surgery process. Get started now
Start your Journey
Getting started is as easy as completing this form. We will provide you with access to an online seminar where we explain the things you will need to know to decide if bariatric surgery is an appropriate choice for you. While you watch the videos, our staff will contact you to answer any questions you may have and help you with next steps.
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Weight loss surgery has been shown to be the most effective way for people suffering from the disease of obesity to achieve a weight that will improve their health long-term. Despite its high degree of effectiveness, bariatric surgery is a life changing operation and you must give serious consideration to the changes that will be required. To help you understand the details of the bariatric surgeries offered at Florida Bariatrics and Wellness Center we ask that you complete our online seminar as the first step in your journey to long-lasting weight control.