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Gastric Bypass in Middle East

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Middle East performing Gastric Bypass Surgery.

Medicana Healthcare Group

Bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) includes a variety of procedures performed on people who have obesity.

Listed bariatric surgeons:

Assoc. Prof. Professor Erkan Öztürk

Breast & Endocrine Surgery

Dr. Salim Gümüş

General Surgeon

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Gastric Bypass

8,000 - 10,000 US$

Koc University Hospital

Koc University Hospital’s Health Sciences Campus spans over an area of 220.000 m2 and serves with 404 Rooms, 73 Intensive Care Units, 12 Operating Rooms and 14 Intervention Rooms to provide healthcare services with its innovative approach and dynamic team at North American standards.

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Gastric Bypass

17,200 - 20,700 US$

Sourasky Medical Center

The Division is affiliated with the Sackler Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University. Physicians hold academic positions, teaching medical students and residents, as well as training specialists in bariatric surgery disciplines.

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Gastric bypass surgery with removal of gastric band

upon request

Gastric bypass surgery with repair of diaphragmatic hernia

upon request

Avcilar Hospital

** Prices here are average prices and depend on patients' medical conditions. For cases requiring longer hospitalisation, extra days will be priced separately.

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Gastric Bypass

8,500 US$

Medipol Mega University Hospital

Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.

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Gastric Bypass

7,000 - 12,000 US$

Hisar Intercontinental Hospital

Each of them being experts in their field, professors and specialist physicians of the Hisar Intercontinental Hospital are able to perform any kind of operation, either open or laparoscopic, that is within the scope of general surgery, in their high technology operating rooms.

Listed bariatric surgeons:

Dr. Ilker Abci

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Mehmet Ali Degirmenci

Bariatric Surgeon

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Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

upon request

Extensive Gastric Bypass

upon request

Gastric Bypass

upon request

Rambam Medical Center

The Bariatric Surgery Center at Rambam Medical Center is recognized locally, statewide, nationally and even internationally as a top choice for those who are ready for weight-loss surgery.

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Gastric Bypass

23,100 - 25,500 US$

Extensive Gastric Bypass

upon request

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

upon request

Acibadem University Atakent Hospital

Acıbadem Atakent University Hospital is designed as a comprehensive hospital that serves in all fields, and draws attention with its cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, nuclear medicine, and oncology branches.

5 listed bariatric surgeons:

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Dr. Murat Saruç

Gastroenterology, Endoscopy

Dr. Bilgi Baca

General Surgery

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Gastric Bypass

upon request

Acibadem Taksim Hospital

With a capacity of 99 beds and 6 operating rooms, Acıbadem Taksim Hospital is designed for all the different stages of diagnosis and treatment.

6 listed bariatric surgeons:

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Dr. Nurdan Tözün

Gastroenterology

Dr. Vildan Ertekin

Pediatric Gastroenterology

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Gastric Bypass

upon request

Sheba Medical Center

The largest medical centre in Israel and the Middle East, internationally renowned for it's medical excellence. Around 31,000 inpatients are treated annually.

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Procedure Prices

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

15,000 - 18,000 US$

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About Gastric Bypass

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is Gastric Bypass Surgery?
Gastric bypass surgery is a weight loss procedure that makes the stomach smaller so it holds less food. Fewer calories are absorbed by the body because the food is no longer processed in the stomach and part of the small intestine.
Gastric bypass surgery is also known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

What are the types of Gastric Bypass Surgery?
The most common Gastric Bypass procedures are:

  • Open procedure:
    • The surgeon makes a large cut in the abdomen and performs the bypass through the incision.
    • The surgeon makes the stomach smaller by dividing it into a top pouch with staples.
    • The stomach is then connected to the middle of the small intestine and bypasses the stomach and upper part of the small intestine.
  • Laparoscopic procedure:
    • The surgeon uses a laparoscope through small incisions to guide small instruments in making the bypass.
    • The stomach is made smaller with staples and is then connected to the middle of the small intestine in the same way as the open procedure.

Who is a suitable candidate for Gastric Bypass Surgery?
Gastric bypass surgery is suitable for people with a BMI of 40 or more, or a BMI of 35 or more with a medical condition related to obesity such as diabetes or heart disease.

What are the chances of success with Gastric Bypass Surgery?
According to statistics from the Mayo Clinic, people can lose around one third of their excess weight in one to four years following gastric bypass surgery.
Weight is lost more quickly following surgery and decreases over time.
Sticking to a healthy diet and taking exercise increases the chances of success.

Duration of procedure/surgery : Gastric bypass surgery takes between 1 and 3 hours to complete.

Days admitted : Patients are normally admitted for 3 to 5 days following gastric bypass procedure.

Anesthesia : General anesthesia

Recovery : Recovery from a gastric bypass surgery procedure generally takes between 4 and 6 weeks.

Risks : - Damage to the stomach, intestines or other organs.
- Leaking between the staples in the stomach.
- Breakdown of the stomach pouch.
- Nutrition problems from low iron and vitamin levels.
- Gallstones.
- Blood clots.

After care : - You will only have liquids for the first one to three days following gastric bypass surgery.
- Wear compression stockings to prevent deep vein thrombosis.
- Take over-the-counter pain killers for pain relief.
- You will only be able to eat very small amounts of food following gastric bypass surgery and need to avoid simple sugars such as soft drinks and candy.
- You must chew your food thoroughly when you eat.

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