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Are You a Candidate for Bariatric Surgery?

You qualify for bariatric surgery if you meet each of the following criteria:
  • Must be 18 years of age or older, and
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
    • 35–39.9 kg/m2, with a history of obesity-related conditions such as , Type 2 diabetes, or sleep apnea, or
    • 40 kg/m2 or greater, regardless of any history of obesity-related conditions
  • Insurance
    • Confirm that bariatric surgery is a covered benefit in your specific plan or
    • Self-pay, affordable options available for BMI >30 if your insurance excludes bariatric surgery.
Talk to one of our experienced surgeons at REX Bariatric Specialists to learn more about the best surgical weight loss option for you. REX Bariatric Specialists serves all of North Carolina, providing specialty care in weight loss surgery. Our offices locations include Raleigh, Wake Forest, Garner, and Cary. We reach patients throughout the region by telemedicine, from Wilmington, Greenville, Charlotte and beyond as a destination center for bariatric surgery.

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Cannot say enough positive about this group. I’ve been a patient of theirs for two years now. The excellent physicians are involved and motivating before and after surgery. The dietitians are very knowledgeable and always available for my many questions. The office staff is ALWAYS friendly and efficient. I recommend them highly.

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Learn More About Weight-Loss Surgery

Find out more about eligibility criteria for weight-loss surgery by doing research online on respected medical websites. During your research, you should also fully explore the health benefits of surgical weight loss. Weight-loss surgery can help relieve a number of chronic issues, including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, pain, breathing problems, and joint stress. It can also lower the risk of experiencing several health conditions, including heart disease and diabetes.
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Selecting a Bariatric Surgery Practice

There are many factors to consider when selecting the best practice or provider for your weight-loss surgery. In order to reduce confusion and keep track of your notes, we developed a free guide to selecting a bariatric surgery practice:

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The Cost of Bariatric Surgery

The cost of bariatric surgery will depend on several factors. The price can be affected by body type, type of technique performed, surgical complications, and even allergies. Find out more by scheduling a consultation.  

Schedule Your Consultation

Once you have selected your weight-loss-surgery provider, the next step in finding out if you are a bariatric surgery candidate is arranging your informative consultation. Contact REX Bariatric Specialists in the Raleigh area today to schedule your appointment and get started.

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