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Am I a candidate for weight loss surgery?


You may qualify for weight loss surgery if you meet the following criteria:
  1. Body Mass Index (BMI) greater than 40 (usually equates to 80 to 100lbs overweight) or BMI 35 to 40 with one or more obesity-related health conditions such as diabetes, sleep apnea or high blood pressure
  2. Age 18 to 70 years old
  3. History of unsuccessful attempts at weight loss using diet plans, exercise programs or medical therapy
  4. Willingness to follow a plan that includes a diet and exercise program, vitamin supplements and clinic visits before and after surgery

How do I get started?

If you or a loved one is interested in weight loss surgery, the first step is to view our Information Session video.

The video will cover:
  • Introduction of our surgeon, Dr. Brandon Andrew
  • The health benefits of weight loss surgery
  • An overview of the surgical options
  • General insurance information
  • Whether you are a candidate for surgery
The Information Session video can be found by clicking here.

If you prefer a private education session, please call Evergreen Surgical 
715-832-1044.