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If you need to lose more than 100 pounds and you've exhausted all other options, you could be a candidate for weight loss surgery at the UPMC Bariatric Surgery Center.
To help determine who is a good candidate for bariatric (weight loss) surgery at UPMC, we use the following guidelines for the surgical treatment of severe obesity from the National Institutes of Health:
At UPMC's Bariatric Surgery Center, we understand the toll that obesity takes on your quality of life.
While not everyone is an ideal bariatric surgery candidate, we can still help you reach a healthy state through:
Qualifying for bariatric surgery is only the first step. The decision to undergo bariatric surgery is complex and intensely personal, with many factors to take into account.
A few things to consider include:
Over 28 percent of Pennsylvanians are obese. If you're ready to lose weight and find the new you, the UPMC bariatric surgery program can help.