Medical Services

Who Qualifies for Bariatric Surgery

Weight loss surgery is a great option for someone struggling with obesity. To qualify, a person must: Have a Body Mass Index of 40 or greater, or, have a BMI of 35 or greater and a comorbidity, such as diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, or sleep apnea.

To get started: 
  •  Contact Hailey Schminke, Bariatric Program Coordinator

  • Talk to your insurance carrier

  • Talk to your primary care doctor


    Mercy Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program
    540 E. Jefferson St. Ste. 205
    Iowa City, Iowa 52245
    Phone 319-325-8739
    Fax 319-688-7881