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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Attend One of Our Free Weight-Loss Seminars

You’ll learn more about weight-loss surgery, eligibility requirements, what to expect post-surgery, why surgery is only the first step in your journey, and more.

Register for a Free Seminar
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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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May be considered for those that have a BMI of 30 – 34.99 with a history of trying other diet methods unsuccessfully, including medically supervised dieting

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Have a body mass index (BMI) of 35 or more, or have a BMI of 30 with type 2 diabetes

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

Register for a Free Virtual Seminar on Weight-Loss Surgery

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

During our free virtual seminars, you will have the opportunity to meet one of our bariatric surgeons, 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.