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Are You a Candidate?

Is Bariatric Surgery Right for You?

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Bariatric surgery is an effective way to lose weight, achieve health milestones and live a healthy life. The combination of establishing healthy eating habits with the assistance of our dieticians, bariatric surgery performed by one of our board-certified physicians and increasing your activity level is an equation for success.

You may be a candidate for bariatric surgery if you meet the following qualifications:

  • You have a body mass index (BMI) greater than 40.
  • You have a BMI greater than 35 with one or more weight-related conditions (known as comorbidities), such as type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure.
  • You are unable to achieve and maintain significant weight loss through traditional methods such as diet and exercise.
  • You're ready to commit to a healthy, active lifestyle.
  • You don't have medical conditions that could cause serious complications during or after surgery.
  • You understand the surgery benefits, risks and complications, and you have a full understanding of what to expect.

Are You a Good Candidate for Weight-Loss Surgery?

Take our free, personalized Weight-Loss Surgery Assessment to determine if you are a candidate. Upon completion you'll receive personalized results that include your BMI and any qualifying weight-related health conditions, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or sleep apnea, all of which may be improved or completely resolved following surgery. 

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Ready to Learn More?

MultiCare’s weight-loss surgery program can help you improve your health, lose weight and feel better. Attend our free, no-obligation online or in-person seminar to learn more.

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Weight-Loss Surgery Assessment

Learn if weight-loss surgery is right for you and what steps you can take to identify and address weight-related concerns. 

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Weight-Loss Support Group

Each support group features a scheduled topic, as well as time for open discussion tailored to meet attendees' needs.

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Out of an abundance of care and caution for our community and patients during the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, our weight-loss support groups have been suspended until further notice. 

MultiCare Center for Weight Loss & Wellness

View our convenient Puget Sound locations to find a clinic near you.

Or, call us at 253-301-5280 or toll-free at 844-256-7659 to learn more about our Bariatric Surgery and Medical Weight Loss programs.