Am I a Candidate?
There are a number of widely accepted criteria that makes a patient suitable
for weight loss or Bariatric surgery Melbourne:
- BMI of 35, or BMI greater than 30 with at least with one Obesity-related disease such as
Diabetes, Asthma, Sleep Apnoea, Heart Disease, Osteo Arthritis, amongst others.
- Reasonable attempts at other weight loss techniques
- Over 18 years of age
- An understanding of the procedure and possible risks involved, along with the commitment
required to changing your eating and lifestyle habits.
- Pregnancy not anticipated in the first two years following surgery
Your suitability for surgery will be determined after a formal discussion with our experienced surgeons.