Body Mass Index Chart

Body mass index (BMI) is a number based on both your height and weight. It can help determine the degree to which a person is overweight and assesses their total body fat. The normal BMI is 20 to 25. Use the chart below to find your BMI.


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UCSF Clinics & Centers

Bariatric Surgery Center
400 Parnassus Ave., Sixth Floor, Reception Desk 6S
San Francisco, CA 94143-0338
Phone (existing patients):
(415) 353-2161
Phone (new patients):
(415) 353-2804
Fax: (415) 353-2505

Obesity and Weight Management
1701 Divisadero St., Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94143-0320
Phone: (415) 353-2105
Fax: (415) 353-7901

How to Reach Us

Weight Management Program
Information: (415) 353-2105
Appointments: (415) 353-4624

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