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Optum Bariatrics

We are proud to offer three methods of bariatric surgery to serve your individual needs. Our local program, led by a fellowship-trained Bariatric surgeon, offers superior service and results. Having local physicians available 24/7 means we are here to serve you when you need it most.

Is weight-loss surgery right for you?

Obesity is a chronic medical condition which, if not addressed, will have significant medical complications. Generally, the criteria for surgical weight loss procedures is a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or greater; or, BMI of 35 or greater if the patient has associated medical conditions that are related to obesity.  Individual insurance carriers may have different guidelines for coverage.

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BMI Categories:

Underweight = <18.5

Normal weight = 18.5 – 24.9

Overweight = 25 – 29.9

Obese = 30 or greater

Each individual should clearly understand what the proposed journey involves. Talk with our physicians to know which procedure is right for you.

Call us today at 1-505-262-7281 to learn more about our Bariatric services.

Our Bariatric Center is your partner in the journey to overcome the obstacles that have prevented you from enjoying all that life has to offer. Our team is with you every step of the way to help you achieve your goals. 


Bariatrics information

Commonly treated conditions: Our procedures include:

  • Obesity
  • Medical conditions related to obesity

  • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
  • Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Adjustable Gastric Banding


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