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Bariatric Program

Free Bariatric Surgery Informational Seminars

Jump Start Your Weight-Loss Journey: Live Virtual Seminar

The decision to take the first step is an important one. We invite anyone considering weight-loss surgery to join the Temple Bariatric Program team for a free virtual Bariatric Surgery Seminar.

During this online session, an experienced Temple bariatric surgeon will present an overview of weight-loss surgery and the lifestyle changes necessary for success. You’ll also receive information on various bariatric and metabolic surgery procedures, including Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and gastric sleeve surgeries. This is your opportunity to ask questions about weight-loss surgery and our Bariatric Program.

Following the session, you may schedule a priority appointment for a personal consultation with the surgeon. Get to know our bariatric surgeons and staff members >

Register for an Upcoming Virtual Seminar:

On-Demand Seminar

If you're interested in learning more about bariatric surgery and can't make our live virtual event, sign up to watch our on-demand seminar.

Are You a Candidate for Bariatric Surgery?

BMI, or body mass index, is a measure of body fat based on your height and weight. Use our calculator to find out your BMI and if you're a candidate:

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Underweight = Less than 18
Healthy weight = 18–24.9
Overweight = 25–29.9
Obese = 30–34.9
Severely obese = 35–39.9
Morbidly obese = 40 and over