What are the Requirements for Surgery?

To be considered for surgery with Dr. Hargroder, the following requirements must be met:

  • Be between 15 and 70 years old (over age 60 requires a special evaluation)
  • Have a of BMI 30 or greater (BMI below 35 require special consideration) BMI below 35 is not covered by insurance.
  • More than 60 lbs. overweight
  • Patients who have had previous weight loss surgery require special consideration

If you meet the above requirement and wish to be considered for surgery, register on this website or call us (1-225-388-5380).

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