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How do I know if i'm eligible for gastric bypass surgery?

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Dr. Stephen Archer
Bariatrics
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In brief: Criteria

The criteria are generally a bmi over 35 with a major health issue like diabetes or a bmi over 40 even without a major health issue.

In brief: Criteria

The criteria are generally a bmi over 35 with a major health issue like diabetes or a bmi over 40 even without a major health issue.
Dr. Stephen Archer
Dr. Stephen Archer
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Dr. Scott Welle
Bariatrics
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In brief: BMI

First check with your insurance to see if it is a covered benefit.
The basic requirements are a bmi of 40 or a bmi of 35-40 with associated medical problems.

In brief: BMI

First check with your insurance to see if it is a covered benefit.
The basic requirements are a bmi of 40 or a bmi of 35-40 with associated medical problems.
Dr. Scott Welle
Dr. Scott Welle
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Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
General Practice
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In brief: See someone

Best answer is to see a good g.
I surgeon who does many of these surgeries and has a good track record...Ask you family doc and ask him for a referral...

In brief: See someone

Best answer is to see a good g.
I surgeon who does many of these surgeries and has a good track record...Ask you family doc and ask him for a referral...
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
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