Center for Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery

BMI Calculator & Qualifications

Weight loss surgery recommendations

The National Institutes of Health guidelines for weight loss surgery are a BMI (Body Mass Index) over 40, or a BMI over 35 with obesity-related illnesses such as sleep apnea, diabetes, or hypertension (high blood pressure) and if you are 80 pounds or more above your ideal body weight.

Use the BMI calculator below to help determine your qualifications.

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