Obesity can be a serious health risk.
Bariatric Surgery is one option to treat obesity. Obesity specifically refers to an excess amount of body fat, measuring a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or higher. Persons with a BMI over 40 are considered to have Class 3 obesity and could be candidates for bariatric surgery. You could also be a candidate with a BMI over 35 if you have diabetes, sleep apnea or other illnesses that would benefit from weight loss.
Zane Prewitt, M.D., is a member of the American Society of Bariatric Surgery and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
If you would like more information on Bariatric Surgery or on Dr. Prewitt, please call Advanced HealthLine at 888-709-2080 or 262-512-2880.
Zane Prewitt, M.D.