Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence at UPMC
Is your weight holding you down? You're not alone.
Almost 34 percent of adults in the United States are obese. And, Pennsylvania ranks among the top 20 most obese states with an obesity rate of 28.5 percent.
If you're struggling with obesity and you're ready to lose weight, the UPMC bariatric surgery team can help you find a healthier, happier you.
Why Choose UPMC for Bariatric Surgery?
About Bariatric Surgery at UPMC
You could be a candidate for weight loss surgery at UPMC's Bariatric Surgery Center if you:
- Are 80 to 100 pounds overweight
- Have a Body Mass Index (BMI) over 40
- Have a BMI over 35 and suffer from obesity-related health problems
Learn more about your bariatric procedure options at UPMC: