Which Weight Loss Surgery Is Best For You?

Find the Best Procedure for Your Goals and Lifestyle

Have you struggled with your weight for years? You’ve likely tried various programs and plans, hoping to find the diet that works for you. Perhaps you’re now experiencing related health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, reflux or sleep apnea, and you’re no longer able to enjoy activities you used to love.

If diet and exercise haven’t been enough and your health and quality of life are suffering, you may be a good candidate for bariatric surgery.

Weight Loss Surgery Requirements

  • BMI of 40 or higher, or more than 100 lbs overweight, or
  • BMI of 35 or higher with at least one obesity-related health condition, including  gastrointestinal disorders, heart disease, high blood pressure, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea, or type 2 diabetes, and
  • Are able to follow restrictive diet and exercise guidelines, since you may need to do so after your procedure
  • Have a strong support system or are willing to attend support groups post-op

Low BMI for Weight Loss Surgery: Do I Qualify?

Most Common Types of Weight Loss Surgery

Minimally Invasive Non-Invasive
Gastric Sleeve (Sleeve Gastrectomy) Gastric Balloon (Intragastic Balloon)
Lab-Band (Adjustable Gastric Banding) Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty
Gastric Bypass*

*If performed laproscopically

Best Candidates for Weight Loss Surgery

Which Weight Loss Surgery is Right for You?

The best weight loss surgery for you will depend on a number of factors, such as how much weight you want to lose and whether you have a preference for reversible or non-reversible procedures. These quiz questions will help determine which procedure is best suited to your goals and lifestyle

What is Gastric Bypass
What is Gastric Sleeve

Testimonials for Dr. Naim and Soma Weight Loss

“I feel 20 years younger, so much more energy, so much healthier. I feel like I have a new lease on life. Thank you, Dr. Naim!”
Deborah E. S.