Bariatric Surgery: WH

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The North London Obesity Service at Whittington Hospital provides the following operations, performed laparoscopically: gastric banding, Roux-en-Y bypass (gastric bypass), single anastomosis gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy as well as revision surgery. Prior to surgery, supervised dieting and medication, supervised physiotherapy and psychological evaluations take place.

Eligibility criteria


  • BMI of 40 kg/m2 or more
  • BMI between 35 kg/m2 and 40 kg/m2 and other significant disease (for example, type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure) that could be improved if they lost weight

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs


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