Screening Questions

Answer the following questions to find out if you might be a good candidate for weight loss surgery at Natividad.

  • Are you at least 18 years of age?
  • Is your BMI between 35 and 60?
  • Have you made strong dieting efforts in the last two years?
  • Are you able to walk?
  • Are you generally in good health?

If you answered ‘YES’ to all the questions above, you may be a good candidate for weight loss surgery.

Some people have a hard time starting a conversation about obesity with their doctor. Feel free to print this page, give it to your doctor, and ask if they think you would be a good candidate.

Since safety and effectiveness are our main concerns, we cannot offer weight loss surgery if you:

  • Have an alcohol or tobacco addiction
  • Use methadone or suboxone
  • Take narcotic pain medications daily
  • Have serious heart or lung problems
  • Have organ failure
  • Have liver problems (hepatitis C, cirrhosis)
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Natividad Bariatric Weight Loss
1441 Constitution Blvd.
Salinas, CA 93906
(831) 755-5555