Getting Started With Weight-Loss Surgery

Are you ready to change your story?

If you’re thinking about weight-loss surgery, we can help you decide whether it’s the right path for you. Begin the process with a few simple steps.

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See What Works Best For You

Review our options for weight-loss surgery, see eligibility requirements, and learn what to expect post-surgery, why surgery is only the first step in your journey, and more.

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Schedule a Consultation With a Surgeon

Call us at 305-585-TRIM to set up a consultation. We’ll help you determine which surgeon and location is best for you.

Request Appointment
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Prepare for Your Surgery

Preparation for weight-loss surgery includes nutritional and psychological counseling, as well as consultations with your other physicians. We’ll help you through the process.

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Candidates for Weight-loss Surgery Must:

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Be at least 13 years old

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Have a history of trying other diet methods unsuccessfully, including medically supervised dieting

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Have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more, or have a BMI of 35 with two or more weight-related conditions

In certain cases, your insurance may cover weight-loss surgery. Each insurance company has its own eligibility requirements.

Call Us For a Bariatric Weight-Loss Phone Consultation

Ready to learn more about weight-loss surgery and whether you might be a candidate?

You’ll learn about general requirements for bariatric surgery and get an overview of insurance requirements. You’ll also have an opportunity to ask questions and learn about Jackson Health System’s dedicated weight-loss surgery centers.