Am I A Candidate?

There are a number of widely accepted criteria which make a patient suitable for Bariatric or weight loss surgery:

  • Weight greater than 45kg above the ideal body weight for sex, and height.
  • BMI > 40 by itself or >35 if there is an associated obesity illness, such as diabetes or sleep apnoea
  • Reasonable attempts at other weight loss techniques
  • Age 18-65
  • Obesity related health problems
  • No psychiatric or drug dependency problems
  • A capacity to understand the risks and commitment associated with the surgery


Upcoming Events

2018 Annual Meeting
Australia & New Zealand Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Society (ANZMOSS)

Pullman Albert Park, Melbourne
6 – 7 September 2018
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2018 World IFSO Congress
Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre
26-29 September 2018