Am I a Candidate?
BMI (body mass index) is a formula that uses both weight and height to estimate body fat. For most people, BMI provides a reasonable estimate of body fat. In order to be a candidate for bariatric surgery at Rose, you must have a BMI of 35 (approximately 80-100 lbs. over ideal body weight) or a BMI of 30 with associated co-morbidities (medical problems associated with and/or caused by obesity). The below tool will help you calculate your BMI!