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Clinica Chitrit


Panama City, Panama

Clinica Chitrit - Overview

The Panama Gastric Surgery Center mainly offers treatments for obese patients. The center’s obesity solutions include gastric banding, gastric bypass, and the vertical gastrectomy sleeve type. In performing these surgeries, the centre applies laparoscopic techniques to shorten postoperative recovery period.

Aside from obesity treatment surgeries, Panama Gastric Surgery Center offers general and gastrointestinal surgeries as well. The center can be able to operate on the head and neck (thyroids, tumors, etc.), cancer and benign tumors on the breasts, soft tissue tumors, problems of all parts of the digestive system (oesophagus, stomach, intestines, rectum, and anus), suprarenal glands, liver, spleen, and many others.

Panama Gastric Surgery Center is headed by Dr. Moisés Chitrit, a general surgeon initially recognized as the first to practice trauma surgeries in Panama. Dr. Chitrit has studied and was trained in relevant universities in this specialty. He pioneered laparoscopic surgeries in the country and particularized in this line of work specially applying it to general, gastrointestinal and obesity treatment surgeries. Dr. Chitrit is the present director of the Centro Quirúrgico para el Control de Peso (Weight Control Surgical Center).


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  • Number of doctors: 1
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