Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator

Body mass index (BMI) is a measurement of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women. Use the interactive calculator below to determine your BMI.

Weight: lbs
Height: Ft. In.
Your Body Mass Index
You may fall into this category:
BMI Chart:
Underweight under 18.5
Normal 18.5 - 24.9
Overweight 25 - 29.9
Obese 30 - 39.9
Morbidly Obese over 40

Who is a candidate for bariatric weight loss surgery?
Weight loss surgery is recommended for:
  • People with a BMI of 40 or greater, or approximately 100 pounds over their idea body weight
  • People who have a BMI between 35 and 40 and at least one significant obesity-related health condition, such as sleep apnea, diabetes or heart disease, may also be candidates for surgery.
The FDA also recently expanded their guidelines to include the use of LAP-BAND (a type of gastric banding) on individuals with a BMI of 30 to 35 who also have an existing obesity-related condition.

Learn More
Northeast Georgia Medical Center's Bariatric Weight Loss Center offers both surgical and non-surgical weight loss options. For information about surgical weight loss options, click here. For non-surgical weight loss options, click here.

For questions or other information, please call our Bariatric Weight Loss Center at or fill out our "Contact Us" form here.
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