WVU Medicine Tuesday Talks: Bariatric Surgery

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

An estimated 250,000 people underwent weight loss surgery last year in the U.S. Recently, two national groups of bariatric surgeons overhauled the weight loss surgery guidelines for the first time in more than 30 years. The updated guidelines mean more people are eligible for weight loss surgery.

So who is a good candidate for weight loss surgery? And what are the surgical options? In this video, Salim Abunnaja, MD, bariatric surgeon with the WVU Medicine Medical and Surgical Weight-Loss Center discusses these matters and more.