At Mexico Bariatric Team, Dr. Juan Arellano and his knowledgeable staff will evaluate your general health and emotional well being to determine your readiness for a bariatric procedure. In most cases, bariatric surgery is performed on obese patients (BMI above 35) who have been unable to effectively lose weight through a variety of exercise and diet programs. To determine your BMI, check out our BMI Calculator.
Bariatric surgery may seem like a drastic solution to obesity for some, but for those suffering from severe obesity and/or obesity-related health conditions, bariatric surgery can provide life-altering health benefits. From improving mental health issues to reducing physical ailments, bariatric surgery can potentially eliminate many diseases and health problems linked to obesity.