Bariatric Journal

Terms of Use

Your use Bariatric Journal’s websites, products and services (the “Website”) indicates acceptance of the Terms of Use on this page and our privacy policy (on a separate page).

By using the Website, you agree to be bound by and comply with these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, your sole recourse is to cease your use of the Website immediately.

  • Information, Advice, News of the Site
  • Use of the Website’s Content
  • Advertising and Our Advertiser’s Policy

Information & Advice

Bariatric Journal is an independent guide offered to the general public, especially those looking to learn more about weight loss, especially bariatrics.

The contents of the Website, such as text, graphics, images, and other material contained on the Bariatric Journal site (“Information”), including any news articles, guides, cost pages, are provided for general informational purposes only.  It is not intended as, and should not be relied upon as, medical advice.

The Information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

In addition, there is no guarantee is given that the Information is correct, complete and/or up-to-date. We try to always provide the most relevant, up-to-date information on bariatrics, obesity and health. However, the nature of health and scientific advancements may make the content here out-of-date, wrong and irrelevant.

If you use the Information, you do so at your own risk and you specifically waive any right to make any claim against Bariatric Journal, its officers, directors, employees or representatives as the result of the use of such Information.

Regarding use of the content

Permission is given for the downloading and the temporary storage of one or more of these pages for the purpose of viewing on a personal computer or mobile device. The contents of this site are protected by copyright under international conventions and, apart from the permission stated, the reproduction, distribution, or retransmission of the contents of this site is prohibited without the prior written consent.

Some links within this website may lead to other websites, including those operated and maintained by third parties. Bariatric Journal includes these links solely as a convenience to you, and the presence of such a link does not imply a responsibility for the linked site or an endorsement of the linked site, its operator, or its contents.

This website and its contents are provided “AS IS” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.

Advertising Policy: Advertisers and Advertising

This website accepts paid advertising in forms of sponsored links, directory placement, display advertising, and sponsored articles. Some of the products, services listed on this site are from merchants and companies where we receive compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear in).

Such compensation does not influence the Information in this site. We always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs or experiences.


  1. Advertising – We show advertisements from adve
  2. Bariatric Directory – We charge surgeons through our Bariatric Directory, for which we collect a fee from the surgeons.
  3. Affiliates – We, sometimes, receive compensation for linking to various products or services. This means, that if you buy a product from one of our links, we may be compensated for the referral.

Bariatric Journal is the leading bariatric surgery resource site for patients. Read information on bariatric procedures, guides, find a surgeon and more.