The Institute for Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery at St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals has an extensive evaluation process that is designed to safely identify appropriate candidates. There are many factors that impact whether you are a good candidate for bariatric surgery. These include:
These evaluations are used to pinpoint where you need support to be ready for the life-long commitment that bariatric surgery requires for a new and healthier way of living.
Don’t disqualify yourself because you think you are a “complicated” case. In fact, the Center handles the most complicated weight-management candidates. The minimum criteria for bariatric surgery is:
The vast majority, with the help of weight loss surgery and the support of our comprehensive program, have discovered long-term success.
Ready to learn more? Use our appointment scheduling form to schedule an initital consultation. For more information or to register for an upcoming seminar on bariatric surgery, please call (212) 636-1000.