Visitor Policy Effective 5/5/2022: TWO VISITORS at this time
COVID-19 updates - Testing & Treatment available at our Urgent Care locations

X-ray services at Lowell General Chelmsford - 10 Research Place are temporarily suspended. 

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.

Keeping You Connected!

There are a number of ways to stay up to date with Lowell General Hospital. Learn more about the latest health updates on COVID-19, nutrition and wellness information available in our health library, and current hospital news and resources.