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How do you get a referral to Aleris Obesitas?

At Aleris Obesitas we offer both privately and publicly financed health care. If you are a private paying client all your appointments including the operation (gastric bypass or gastric sleeve) takes place at our clinic in Malmö. But if you meet the public health criteria your doctor can refer you for an assessment or you can use self referral. Then you will also have your appointments in Malmö but the operation is performed at the hospital in Kristianstad.

Criteria for a weight-loss operation on referral via public health care Region Skåne are:

  • a BMI of more than 40 for at least 5 years or a BMI of more than 35 combined with diabetes type 2 or sleep apnea
  • Age requirements 18-65 years of age
  • That you have made several professionally lead attempts to lose weight and these must also be documented.

The referral is not approved by us at Aleris but by your own ‘region’/’landsting’. If you do not meet the criteria you are welcome to turn to us as a private paying client if you have a BMI of more than 30.

If the referral is approved and the care warranty (‘vårdgarantin’) is not met, the referral can be sent to us. Through the care warranty you have a right to see a specialist within 90 days.

If you come to us via referral you will have your appointments in Malmö but the operation is performed at the hospital in Kristianstad.

We will send you an appointment time for group information and individual check-list with our physician.

Besides Region Skåne, which is our largest contractor, we also cooperate with other health regions. Consult your own region/landsting for a referral.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!