Jul
2015

Q&A: Do I qualify for gastric bypass surgery?

Ask A Doctor Question: 

My wife and I are interested in gastric bypass surgery ..she has select med (select health) she weighs 225 lbs and is 5'6" 63 years..Asmia, border diabetics foot and knee problems.. I am 66 years 300 lbs 5'8" sleepapt. Having hard time breathing even with bypap and during day while sitting. Have Medicare hospital A medical B V.A. Choice Do we qualify?

- David &Teresa Skougaard

Answer: 

Thomas White, MD - LocateADoc.com

We look at a lot of different factors to determine if a patient is a candidate. From what I can see, you both would be potential candidates. 

--Thomas White, MD
402-572-3663
Omaha, NE

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