Calculate Your BMI
Your BMI, or body mass index, is a statistical measurement of body fat based on your weight in relation to your height. Knowing your BMI can give you an idea of how healthy your weight is.
BMI Calculator Chart
|18.5 - 24.9||Normal|
|25.0 - 29.9||Overweight|
|30.0 and Above||Obese|
We understand that every patient is different. Learn more about Weight Loss Surgery options and if it’s right for you.
Learn the lifestyle tips you need to see the best possible results from your procedure.
The Weight Loss Surgery Institute, located in Orange County, CA, offers patients a variety of options for weight loss surgery. The healthcare team is qualified to perform the following procedures: laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (also called sleeve surgery), laparascopic gastric bypass and Orbera® non-surgical intragastric balloon. Patients may also be candidates for treatment with the gastric band system or procedures done via endosurgial or endobariatric methods.
During an initial consultation, the weight loss surgeon will ask questions about the patient’s weight loss goals, medical history, and diet and exercise habits. The surgeon will educate the patient about the benefits, risks and potential results of each weight loss surgery option and help guide the patient’s decision-making process. Each patient will receive personalized care and treatment recommendations.
Many patients have trusted the surgeons and health care team at the Weight Loss Surgery Institute and enjoyed extraordinary weight loss results. Schedule a free consultation to learn more about your weight loss surgery options.
What is Obesity?
Obesity is common, but complex. Understanding its causes and risks is your first step toward health.
How to Get Started
Begin by exploring your options for weight loss surgery and work with your doctor to choose the best one for you.
Different procedures have varying ideal candidates, so you’re sure to find one option that fits for your current health and ideal lifestyle.
Nutrition is closely related to weight and health. Understanding the links and creating a post-surgery meal plan will help you reach your goals faster.