Am I Obese?

An important first step in addressing your weight concerns is to find out if you are obese. By using our BMI calculator you can find out if you are in a dangerous weight range. 

Below are tools you can use to determine if you are morbidly obese and potentially a candidate for weight loss surgery.

View Body Mass Calculator

There are several medically accepted criteria for defining morbid obesity. You are likely morbidly obese if you are:

  • more than 100 lbs. over your ideal body weight, or
  • have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of over 40, or
  • have a BMI of over 35 and are experiencing severe negative health effects, such as high blood pressure or diabetes, related to being severely overweight
  • unable to achieve a healthy body weight for a sustained period of time, even through medically supervised dieting

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