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If your weight is causing sleep apnea, high blood pressure or diabetes and other weight-loss methods haven't worked for you, the Johns Hopkins Center for Bariatric Surgery can help.


The Johns Hopkins Difference


Our surgical team has performed over 6000 procedures

For Life

We support you before and after surgery


Comprehensive Bariatric Center with Adolescent Qualification by MBSAQIP


Am I a Candidate?

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) created a list of guidelines and criteria to determine qualified candidates for bariatric surgery. Candidates should:

  • Have tried and failed other weight loss management regimens
  • Be healthy enough for surgery
  • Have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 kg/m2 or higher (approximately 100 pounds overweight) or have a BMI between 35 and 40 with an obesity-related medical condition

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