Weighing in: As more of the US population becomes obese, demand for industry services will increase

The Weight Loss Surgery Centers industry fared well over the five years to 2017, due to an uptick in total surgeries performed. Obesity is one of the biggest public health issues affecting the United States, and is estimated to cost the US economy $270.0 billion per year, according to the Society for Actuaries' estimates. Currently, there is no treatment option more durable or effective for morbid obesity than weight loss surgery (WLS), also referred to as bariatric surgery. Furthermore, according to the American Journal of Preventative Medicine, 50.7% of the population is forecast to be obese by 2030. As a result, demand for industry services is expected to grow alongside an increasingly obese population, with revenue projected to rise over the period...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$6bn
Annual Growth 12-17
2.8%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
15,518
Businesses
497
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Currently, there is no treatment option more durable or effective for morbid obesity than weight loss surgery
  • Most people are unaware that weight loss surgery or bariatric surgery is even an option
  • Obesity has become a burden on US health systems and is considered a public health epidemic
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Currently, an estimated 78.0 million Americans are considered obese; of that, 24.0 million are considered to have severe or morbid obesity, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Although lifestyle changes such as diet and exercise are central components to weight loss, many individuals who suffer from long-term or severe obesity are unable to attain desired weight loss through standard methods. Consequently, many severely obese patients turn to Weight Loss Surgery Center industry operators for bariatric surgery, as it has been shown to be the most effective and long-term treatment option. To ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Weight Loss Surgery Centers Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Weight Loss Surgery Centers Industry are

  • Proximity to key suppliers
  • Understanding government policies and their implications
  • Having a loyal customer base
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Healthy eating index and Number of people with private health insurance in the Weight Loss Surgery Centers industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Weight Loss Surgery Centers Industry?

    This industry conducts bariatric surgeries, such as gastric bypass and stomach stapling. Lap band surgery, a method that is growing in popularity, places an inflatable silicone device around the top portion of the stomach via laparoscopy to treat obesity.

    Industry Products
  • Gastric bypass
  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Adjustable gastric band
  • BPD/DS
  • Revisional surgery
  • Industry Activities
  • Operating-room services
  • Inpatient care
  • Outpatient care
  • Operating medical weight loss centers
  • Weight and body measurement
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Healthy eating index
  • Number of people with private health insurance
  • Personal savings rate
  • Total health expenditure

  • Current Performance
  • Product innovation
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Public health crisis
  • Technological advancements
  • Decreased health expenses and improved quality of life
  • Table: Weight Loss Surgery Centers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Weight Loss Surgery Centers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Health & Medical Insurance
  • Primary Care Doctors
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Medical Device Manufacturing
  • Medical Instrument & Supply Manufacturing
  • Medical Supplies Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Adjustable gastric band
  • Gastric bypass
  • Revisional surgery
  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Other
  • BPD/DS
  • Chart: Weight Loss Surgery Centers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Females aged 20-60
  • Females older than 60
  • Children
  • Males aged 20-60
  • Males older than 60
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Weight Loss Surgery Centers Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Weight Loss Surgery Centers

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Weight Loss Surgery Centers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Weight Loss Surgery Centers Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Weight Loss Surgery Centers Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Number of people with private health insurance (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Bariatric Surgery
  • Weight loss surgical procedures performed on the stomach or intestines to induce weight loss. A synonym for weight loss surgery (WLS).
  • Body Mass Index (Bmi)
  • A measure of a person's body fat based on height and weight.
  • Laparoscopy
  • A surgical procedure in which a fiber-optic instrument is inserted through the abdominal wall to view the organs in the abdomen or to permit a surgical procedure.
  • Metabolism
  • The chemical processes by which the body breaks down food and water to convert to energy.
  • Neurometabolic Therapy
  • Neurometabolic therapy is a method of weight loss surgery that uses an implant device with a neuroregulator designed to limit stomach expansion contractions, as well as reduce caloric absorption.
  • Rny Gastric Bypass
  • Roux-En-Y (RNY) gastric bypass surgery is a procedure that reduces stomach size and causes food to bypass part of the small intestine.
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Wls)
  • Surgical procedures performed on the stomach or intestines to induce weight loss. A synonym for bariatric surgery.
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