Bariatric Surgery



  • What is Obesity?

    Obesity - State of being extremely overweight with Body mass index (BMI) above 28.

    Body Mass Index (BMI) is an index to classify underweight, overweight and obese individuals. It is calculated as the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in metres (kg/m2).


  • Why is obesity important?

  • How to lose weight?

  • What other options are available?

  • What is Bariatric Surgery?

  • What types of surgery are available?

  • Who can get the surgery done?

  • What are the other benefits apart from weight loss?

  • What are the risks?

  • How much weight loss can I expect after surgery?

  • What is the weight-loss programme at Manipal Hospital?

  • Bariatric Surgery Benefits