You are a candidate for surgery if you meet any one of the below requirements:
Your BMI is > 37.5 kg/m2
Your BMI is > 32 kg/m2 with at least 1 obesity associated co-morbidity
Uncontrolled Type II DM
DM on treatment, Hypertension, Sleep apnea, Dyslipidemia, Gout, Osteoarthritis, Backache, PID, Male and Female infertility, PCOS/PCOD and many medical illnesses secondary to obesity
A universal tool employed to determine the need and type of bariatric surgery is the BMI or BODY MASS INDEX. In simple terms, this is the weight burden on your body, measured for your height. You can calculate your BMI here:
Bariatric surgery or metabolic surgery is offered by multiple centers all over the country. Then why choose us?
MS, FIAGES, FALS
BARIATRIC, UPPER GI AND BILIO-PANCREATIC SURGEON
(LAPAROSCOPIC AND ROBOTIC)
DIRECTOR AND HEAD, DEPARTMENT OF BARIATRIC AND
MINIMAL ACCESS SURGERY, NANAVATI SUPER SPECIALITY HOSPITAL
Dr Jaydeep H. Palep is a distinguished Bariatric Surgeon at Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital, practising in Mumbai since 2001. He has setup the department of Bariatric and Minimal Access Surgery at Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital. He has completed his masters degree in surgery from Seth G S Medical College (KEM Hospital) and Topiwala National Medical College (Nair Hospital). He has been a teacher in General Surgery departments at reputed medical colleges in Mumbai (LTMMC and Sion Hospital; Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals) with a cumulative teaching experience of ten years.Read More
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