Use this calculator to find out if you are a good candidate for weight loss surgery.
Obesity is most often measured by using a mathematical formula called a Body Mass Index. Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women. BMI can be determined by dividing your weight in pounds by your height in inches squared and then multiplying by 705.For example,a women who is 5'6" and weighs 190 would have a BMI of 31.
- Underweight = <18.5
- Normal weight = 18.5-24.9
- Overweight = 25-29.9
- Obesity = BMI of 30 or greater
If your BMI is abnormal it may indicate obesity, please contact our office to discuss weight loss options that are right for you.