Florida Hospital offers various types of weight loss surgery

Risks of
   Being Obese

Seriously obese individuals
can expect their life to be
shortened two to five years because of their excess weight.

Learn more.

Bariatric Surgery 101

Obesity is a major health problem these days, not only in the United States, but the world as well. It’s estimated that up to two-thirds of the population in this country is overweight, and half of these people can be classified as obese.

While being overweight can affect mobility and interfere with your ability to lead a healthy lifestyle, it is important to know that it can also lead to many severe complications. The risks of obesity are many, including diabetes, asthma, hypertension, back pain, cancer and depression.

To help you learn more about obesity and the various types of weight loss surgery, we’ve assembled several tutorials, including the Risks of Being Obese and the Surgery Process . These pages will provide you with more information about obesity and what you can do to lose weight surgically through the state-of-the-art surgical weight loss procedures used here at the Metabolic Medicine and Surgery Institute at Florida Hospital Celebration Health in Central Florida.

You can also see if you are a candidate for surgery and get many of your questions answered in our section of frequently asked questions.


If you have more questions about obesity or bariatric surgery, please contact us online or call 407.303.4425.