This decision is equally as important as deciding on going through with the procedure. In this chapter, I discuss industry safe pointers that you need to keep in mind while picking your care provider. In the words of Arnold Glasow, “Your body is the baggage you must carry through life. The more excess the baggage, the shorter the trip.
I also share recommendations from The NIH, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery on the topic of Caregivers for bariatric surgery.
It is very important and in my opinion absolutely necessary that you keep these important pointers in mind before you finalize your choice. I enumerate the important criteria that could help you pick the right people for this life changing journey.