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.
- 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:
North London Obesity Service