Weight Loss Specialist(s) in Thailand

About Weight Loss Specialist in Thailand

About Bariatric Surgeon

Bariatric surgeon is a doctor specialised in performing weight loss surgeries in the stomach or intestine. Surgeries performed by a bariatric surgeon helps a person with extreme obesity or overweight lose weight. They do so by performing condition specific surgeries on the stomach and/or intestine. These types of surgeries are usually an option for people with a body mass index (BMI) over 40 who have associated health issues like type 2 diabetes or heart disease.

Bariatric surgeons usually perform two basic types of surgeries namely- restrictive surgeries and malabsorptive surgeries. While restrictive surgeries involve restricting the size of the stomach and slowing down digestion, malabsorptive surgeries are more invasive in nature and are performed by removing parts of the digestive tracts that leads to interfering with the absorption of the calories.

Who should you consider visiting a Bariatric Surgeon?

You should consider visiting a bariatric surgeon if:

  • Your repeated efforts to lose weight with diet and exercise have been unsuccessful
  • Your body mass index (BMI) is 40 or above
  • You have serious weight-related health problem like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or severe sleep apnea

Procedures Performed by Bariatric Surgeon in Thailand

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y)
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Revisional Surgery
  • Obalon Balloon
  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch (BPD/DS)
  • Duodenal Jejunal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy
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Frequently Asked Questions

Which are the most popular procedures performed by a weight loss surgeon in Thailand?

The most popular procedures performed by a weight loss surgeon in Thailand are as follows:

  • Roun-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery- Also called Gastric bypass, this is a weight-loss surgery where a small pouch is created from the stomach and then connecting it directly to the small intestine. 

  • Laparoscopic Gastric Banding Surgery- This surgery involves creating a band on your upper stomach area to create a small pouch for holding food. This helps by limiting the amount of food intake by making you feel full after small amounts of food.

  • Biliopancreatic Diversion Surgery- Through this surgery, the normal process of digestion is changed by making the stomach feel smaller by bypassing part of the small intestine. This ensures fewer calorie intake.

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery- A surgical procedure in which the stomach is reduced to about 15% of its original size by surgically removing a large portion of the stomach along the greater curvature, resulting in a sleeve or tube-like structure.

  • Vertical Banded Gastroplasty Surgery- This involves reshaping the stomach, which causes weight loss by decreasing the amount of food you can eat.
Why should you choose a weight-loss surgeon from Thailand?

In recent times, a lot of medical tourists choose Thailand for their weight-loss surgery for the following reasons:

  • Thai doctors are highly skilled and experienced, so be rest assured you are in good hands.

  • Thai hospitals are equipped with the latest advancement in technology and science and rest assured that you will receive high-quality treatment.

  • The bariatric(weight-loss) surgery cost in Thailand is about 45%-75% lower than in the USA, EU countries, or the Middle-east.

  • Thai doctors develop a post-surgery, long-term weight-loss program for you to follow to effectively lose weight. This is done by considering the patient’s needs, status, and personal preferences.

What are the average consulting fees of a weight-loss surgeon in Thailand?

The average consulting fees depend on the specialty of the doctor. However, an initial consultation of a weight-loss surgeon ranges from $250 to $400 without surgery and medication costs.

What is the quality of weight-loss surgeon in Thailand?

Thai doctors have years of medical experience with the latest technologies at their disposal. After your surgery, you are offered a weight-loss program that is tailor-made to suit your preferences. A multidisciplinary team of bariatric surgeons, dieticians, and rehab specialists who prepare your therapy plan. It comprises of healthy food, exercise, ample rest, and recovery time. Patients usually get better within two weeks. 

What are the types of weight-loss surgeon available in Thailand?

The types of weight-loss surgeons in Thailand are as follows:

  • Gastroenterologist- They perform a full-scale endoscopy of the stomach and the GI tract before any kind of bariatric surgery to make sure there are no abnormalities inside, which might complicate the surgery.

  • Bariatric surgeons- These surgeons help in performing several procedures where the stomach is basically reshaped to ensure lower calorie intake. The type of procedure depends on your body condition and how much weight you are planning to lose.

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