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Before Surgery

Okay, so you're ready to take the next step

Here's what you'll need to do over the following months:

  1. Attend a seminar. If you are at least 100 pounds overweight, have a body mass index of 40 or more, or a body mass index of 35 or more and are experiencing obesity-related health conditions, such as high blood pressure or diabetes call (585) 341-0366 to enroll in our next seminar.

  2. Schedule a consultation with one of our surgeons.

  3. Undergo a psychological evaluation to help you prepare for the adjustment to your new way of life.

  4. Have a consultation with our nutritionist.

  5. Obtain approval from your insurance company.

  6. Schedule an abdominal ultrasound to check for gallstones (if you have your gallbladder).

  7. Prepare for surgery.

  8. Follow our pre-admission procedures.