Patient & Visitor Alert: Because flu cases are on the rise, starting February 24, children 12 and younger will be restricted from visiting hospitals and certain inpatient facilities throughout Carolinas HealthCare System.
We are dedicated to helping you navigate the decision of whether bariatric surgery is right for you.
To qualify for surgery, you should:
Be between 18 and 70 years of age (in most cases).
Have a body mass index (BMI) of 35 or greater, and typically exhibit a serious medical co-morbidity (such as Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, etc.).
Have previously tried a variety of means to lose weight.
Be highly motivated to make an important lifestyle change.
Calculate Your Body Mass Index
Your Health Risk
18.5 - 24.9
25 - 29.9
30 - 34.9
35 - 39.9
40 and over
Begin Your Journey Here
, Global Patient Services Carolinas HealthCare System Phone: 704-446-2304 Fax: 704-446-7319