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Which patients should be considered for obesity surgery?

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In brief: High BMI

Most insurance companies provide bariatric surgery coverage for patients with a bmi (body mass index) > 40, or a bmi of 35 with certain comorbidities.
Your doctor should know your bmi, or online bmi calculator is widely available.

In brief: High BMI

Most insurance companies provide bariatric surgery coverage for patients with a bmi (body mass index) > 40, or a bmi of 35 with certain comorbidities.
Your doctor should know your bmi, or online bmi calculator is widely available.
Dr. George T Tsai
Dr. George T Tsai
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Dr. Kenneth Foreman
Bariatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Morbidly obese

Bariatric surgery is indicated for patients who have a body mass index (bmi) over 40, or over 35 with weight-related medical problems like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or cholesterol, sleep apnea to name a few.
Bmi is determined as shown on the attached chart.

In brief: Morbidly obese

Bariatric surgery is indicated for patients who have a body mass index (bmi) over 40, or over 35 with weight-related medical problems like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or cholesterol, sleep apnea to name a few.
Bmi is determined as shown on the attached chart.
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
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