Is Weight-loss Surgery for Me?

It's not what you've got to lose, it's what you'll gain. How do you know if you're a good candidate for bariatric surgery? Weight-loss surgery may be right for you if:

  • You are between 18 and 65 years of age.
  • You are at least 50 pounds overweight, depending on other health conditions.
  • Your body mass index (BMI) is as low as 30 and as high as 80.
  • You have tried other weight-loss methods without success.
  • You are medically stable and physically able to withstand surgery.
  • You successfully complete all required preoperative testing.

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To find out if you are a candidate for weight-loss surgery or for more information about the program at Palmdale Regional, please call 661-382-5051.

Learn more about Weight-loss surgery

Some conditions, such as alcoholism, psychiatric issues, hormone-related obesity or liver disease may prevent you from being a candidate for weight-loss surgery. Ask your physician for a complete evaluation and to advise you.

To find out if you are a candidate for weight-loss surgery or for more information about the program at Palmdale Regional, please call 661-382-5051.

Individual results may vary. There are risks associated with any surgical procedure. Talk with your doctor about these risks to find out if bariatric surgery is right for you.

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