Is Surgery Right For You?

Discover Your Bariatric Options

Candidates for bariatric surgery usually meet the following criteria:

  • 18-65 years old (with some exceptions)
  • Failed attempts with diet plans, behavioral, and medical therapy
  • Commitment to prolonged life-style changes and long-term follow-up care
  • A Body Mass Index (BMI) of 35 and over, with at least one high-risk medical condition (comorbidity), such as high blood pressure, Type II diabetes, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea, and others.
  • A Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or greater. Use our BMI calculator.

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Attend a FREE Weight Loss Surgery Information Session.

(708) 763-6398

River Forest Medical Campus
7411 Lake Street, Suite 2100
River Forest, IL 60305

Bariatric Surgery and Your Health

Bariatric Surgery is a life-changing event that helps you live a longer, healthier life. Research has shown that dramatic improvements (>90%) in additional chronic diseases or conditions are achieved through weight-loss surgery. Your results may differ from others, but most patients see a change in associated conditions, including lowering their risk or completely eliminating the following:

  • Blood Pressure, Hypertension, and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Reduce strain on the joints and Osteoarthritis
  • Depression
  • Type II Diabetes
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Acid Reflux (heartburn)
  • Cholesterol levels
  • Improve fertility

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Supported Locations

River Forest Medical Campus

The River Forest Medical Campus is your convenient and trusted resource for a wide variety of specialties right in your community.

(708) 488-2300

7411 Lake Street, Suite 2100
River Forest, IL 60305

West Suburban Medical Center

West Suburban Medical Center provides a wide range of services to improve your health. From general practice to specialty medical and surgical care, our doctors, nurses, and staff provide the care you need with a personal touch. We offer free parking for your convenience.

(708) 383-6200

3 Erie Court
Oak Park, IL 60302

Our Procedures

Lose weight and keep it off.

Choose from multiple surgical weight-loss options at The Chicago Center for Bariatric Surgery & Weight Loss.

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