Dr Evan Willingham
Toowoomba Bariatric Surgery​
Downs Specialist Centre
146 Mackenzie Street
East Toowoomba  Qld  4350
Phone: 07 4580 0828
Fax:      07 4580 0829

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Are You Suitable for Bariatric Surgery?

If you are interested in undergoing Laparoscopic Bariatric (obesity) surgery, talk to your GP to see if you may be a suitable candidate. People who are suitable for these procedures generally need to meet the following criteria:
  • Aged 18 years or above
  • Have a BMI of 40 or above, or 35 with obesity-related diseases
  • Not be pregnant at the time of the procedure
  • Not drink alcohol excessively
  • Have made serious attempts to lose weight before and failed
  • Not suffering from an illness that has caused excessive weight gain
  • Be prepared to commit to a long-term, significant change in eating habits and lifestyle, including continued monitoring by a specialist.

​Bariatric Surgery

Weight Loss Surgery