Bariatric Surgery Affordability Calculator



Weight loss surgery is expensive. But there’s also a significant cost to being obese. And those costs can be calculated. Whether you want to show your spouse, family or significant other the return on investing in yourself with weight loss surgery, or if you’re just curious to know what obesity is costing you, feel free to use our calculator below.


Approximately, how much do you spend on food and dining out each month?

I am spending about
per month on groceries and dining out.


Approximately, how much do you spend per month on prescription co-pays?

I am spending about
per month on prescription co-pays.

Out-of-Pocket Health Expenses

The average overweight person spends about $2,500 on out-of-pocket healthcare expenses each year.

Out-of-pocket healthcare expenses include:

  • Any costs or co-pays associated with your health.
  • Co-pays for lab work and doctors visits.
  • Over the counter medicines such as ibuprofen, tylenol, cough and cold.
  • Sleep aids, sleep apnea devices, orthotics.
I am spending about

per month on out-of-pocket healthcare expenses.

Weight Loss Programs

How much do you spend trying to lose weight each year?

Examples of non-surgical weight loss programs include:

  • Jenny Craig
  • Nutri-system
  • Slim-Fast
  • Weight Watchers
  • Fitness Videos
  • Diet Books
I am spending about

per month on non-surgical weight loss programs.

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