Do You Qualify for the LAP-BAND® Program and Procedure?


Patients must meet the following requirements to be considered for the LAP-BAND® program:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Have a BMI of at least 40 (or of at least 35 in conjunction with one or more serious health conditions related to excess weight, such as type 2 diabetes) or be at least 100 pounds overweight
  • Have made serious attempts to lose weight with only short-term success
  • Have an obesity diagnosis
  • Have a letter of necessity from their primary care physician

For more information, contact Holy Spirit General Surgery at 717-761-7244.

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