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to begin the Weight-Loss On-Line Seminar.

Contact us at
to begin the Weight-Loss On-Line Seminar

Bariatric Surgery Program
Atlanta - (404) 845-5457
Forsyth / Cherokee - (770) 292-4726


Are you a candidate?

You are an ideal candidate for weight loss surgery if you:

  • Have decided that you want to change your life and improve your health. 
  • Want to get down on the floor to play with the kids and get up with ease.
  • Want to feel confident about your appearance for personal and professional reasons.
  • Want to stop dreading plane rides and movies out just because the seats don’t fit comfortably.
  • Want to stop taking up to 15 pills a day for everything from arthritis to high cholesterol.
  • Want to be healthy and happy. 

Weight loss surgery isn’t a quick fix.  It also has potential risks. The surgery is intended for someone who has a long history of obesity and whose efforts to lose weight have resulted in repeated failure and frustration. Consult with your health care provider to determine the best option for you.

The ideal candidate:

  • Weighs 100 pounds more than ideal body weight and has a body mass index (BMI) greater than 40.
  • Has a BMI greater than 35 and an obesity-related medical condition such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, stress urinary incontinence, acid reflux or osteoarthritis or joint pain.*

* Patients with a BMI of 30-35 who have a serious obesity-related medical condition may be able to have an Adjustable Gastric Lap-Band procedure.


Northside Hospital - Atlanta

1000 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
(404) 851-8000

Northside Hospital - Cherokee

201 Hospital Road
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 720-5100

Northside Hospital - Forsyth

1200 Northside Forsyth Drive
Cumming, GA 30041
(770) 844-3200

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