Most experienced German bariatric surgeon
St. Martinus-Krankenhaus is one of the two German clinics that have IFSO (International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and metabolic disorders) accreditation. IFSO is the most prestigious association in bariatric and metabolic surgery.
St. Martinus clinic got a lot of medical awards and prizes, for example: Top Mediziner Focus 2016 and 2014. This medical center has "Kompetenz-Zentrum fur Adipositachirurgie" title, that is assigned only to the best clinics in this area.
Head of bariatric surgery department in clinic is dr. Matthias Schlensak. He was recognized as the best german bariatric surgeon in 2013 and 2016 by the "Focus" magazine.
Comprehensive bariatric program "Permanent weight loss"
There is a special department in LIV Hospital called "Obesity clinic". LIV doctors developed special multidisciplinary program that guarantees up to 70% weight loss. The expected effect comes in 6-18 months, depending on patient's individual conditions.
Head of "Obesity clinic" is dr. Hasan Altun — experienced turkish surgeon, author of many surgical guides and tutorials.
Robotic sleeve gastroplasty (Da Vinci system)
Professor Tvaruzek, head of st. Zdislava surgery department performed more than 1500 sleeve gastroplasty operations. All operations are performed with Da Vinci robotic system. Sleeve gastroplasty average execution time is 30 min (average time in Europe is 60 min). Lenght of stay is usually 2-5 days, depending on patients' health.