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We work with patients on an individual basis making bariatric surgery a very safe and personalized procedure.
Often, undergoing bariatric surgery is safer than continuing to live with heart disease, diabetes or other obesity-related conditions.
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Maybe you’ve been gaining weight for years. Maybe it has caused health problems like diabetes, sleep apnea or high blood pressure. Our team understands your frustrations, your goals, and what weight loss means to your quality of life. Your story is far deeper than numbers on a scale.
We call it Care Beyond Medicine, a highly personal approach that treats the whole you during the entire process, from preparing for surgery to supporting you long-term to help keep the weight off for good.
If you have a body mass index (BMI) greater than 40, you may be a candidate for bariatric surgery.
You could also qualify if your BMI is over 35 and you have significant weight-related health problems.
You’ll start by meeting with a bariatric surgeon at your first appointment. Our surgeon is joined by a dedicated bariatric team of physician assistants and nurses as well as:
- Dieticians for personalized, one-on-one nutrition counseling
- Patient advocates to help you navigate surgery, financing and more
- Psychologist to help you adjust to your new lifestyle
Bariatric surgery can be life-changing for many, from resolving diabetes to relieving joint pain.
SCHEDULE A BARIATRIC SURGERY CONSULTATION
Regardless of your BMI, a number is not your whole story. We want to learn more about you because that is how we find answers. We invite you to get to know us by scheduling a Bariatric Surgery Consultation to learn more about your medical weight loss options. It’s just one little step to making a big change in your life.
Your BMI is:
What does this Result Mean?
|Under 16||Severely Underweight|
|Between 16 and 20||Underweight|
|Between 21 and 25||Healthy Weight|
|Between 26 and 30||Moderately Overweight|
|Between 31 and 35||Overweight|
|Between 36 and 39||Very Obese|
|Over 40||Morbidly Obese|
If your BMI is greater than 40, bariatric surgery is one possible treatment option. If your BMI is over 35 but you have a significant number of health problems (for example, diabetes, sleep apnea or high blood pressure) caused or made worse by your weight, then you might also consider bariatric surgery as a treatment option. If you fall into these categories, we recommend you continue your exploration of surgical options by completing an introductory seminar online.
For those who have a BMI between 26 and 35, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center also offers non-surgical weight loss options. These personalized programs can get you on the path to better health. Explore those options here.
It’s just one little step to making a big change in your life.
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