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Dr. Omer Yoldas: Best Bariatric Surgeon in Izmir, Turkey

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, Izmir, Turkey

15 Years of experience

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Dr.Omer Yoldas is a specialized Weight Loss Specialist. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Turkey. The doctor has 15 of experience and is associated with , one of the best hospitals in Turkey.
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Dr. MD Tolgay Akin: Best  in Antalya, Turkey

 

, Antalya, Turkey

0 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. MD Tolgay Akin is a specialized Bariatric Surgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Istanbul, Turkey. The doctor has over 0 Years of experience and is associated with Memorial Ankara Hospital.

Association and Memberships Dr. MD Tolgay Akin is part of:

  • Turkish Medical Association

Qualifications :

  • Kartal Education research Hospital Marmara University Faculty of Medicine

Hospital Address :

Balgat Mah., Memorial Hospital Ankara, Mevlana Blv. & 1422. Sok., ankaya/Ankara, Turkey

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Dr. Ismail Hamzaoglu: Best  in Istanbul, Turkey

 

, Istanbul, Turkey

32 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Ismail Hamzaoglu is a specialized Bariatric Surgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Istanbul, Turkey. The doctor has over 32 Years of experience and is associated with Acibadem Maslak Hospital.

Qualifications :

  • Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty General Surgery Istanbul University

Hospital Address :

Dar

What is the medical expertise of Dr Ismail Hamzaoglu?

  • Dr Ismail Hamzaoglu is an experienced surgeon with expertise in bariatric surgery, gastrointestinal oncology, colorectal surgery, inflammatory bowel disease treatment and advanced laparoscopic surgery.
  • Over the course of his career, Dr Ismail has published 26 articles in national journals and 91 research papers in international journals. Some of his publications include:
    1. Metastasis to lymph nodes around the vascular tie worsens long-term oncological outcomes following complete mesocolic excision and conventional colectomy for right-sided colon cancer.Tech Coloproctol. 2021 Jan 5.
    2. Does Obesity Impact Surgical and Pathological Outcomes in Robotic Complete Mesocolic Excision for Colon Cancer? J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2021 Jan 8.
    3. Predictors of endoscopic recurrence in resected patients with Crohn's disease in a long-term follow-up cohort: History of multiple previous resections and residual synchronous disease in the remnant intestine.Turk J Gastroenterol. 2020 Apr;31(4):282-288.
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Dr. Serkan Uysal: Best  in Samsun, Turkey

 

, Samsun, Turkey

10 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Serkan Uysal is a specialized Gastroenterologist in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in istanbul, Turkey. The doctor has over 10 Years of experience and is associated with Medicana International Samsun Hospital.

Association and Memberships Dr. Serkan Uysal is part of:

  • Turkish Gastroenterology Society
  • Turkish Medical Society
  • Turkish Liver Disease Society
  • Turkish Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Society

Certifications :

  • Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program (2007)

Qualifications :

  • Ankara University School of Medicine, (1996)
  • Gazi University School of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency Program (2002

Hospital Address :

Yenimahalle Mahallesi, Medicana International Samsun, ?ehit Mesut Birinci Caddesi, Canik/Samsun, Turkey

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Dr. Abdulhalim Serden: Best  in Konya, Turkey

 

, Konya, Turkey

8 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Abdulhalim Serden is a specialized General Laparoscopic Surgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in konya, Turkey. The doctor has over 8 Years of experience and is associated with Medicana Konya Hospital.

Qualifications :

  • Medical School - Selcuk University Faculty of Medicine, 2008
  • Specialization - Konya Training and Research Hospital, 2014

Hospital Address :

Feritpa?a Mahallesi, Medicana Hospital in Konya, Grz Sokak, Seluklu/Konya, Turkey

What is the medical expertise of Dr Abdulhalim Serden?

  • Dr Abdulhalim Serden has more than 8 years of experience as a general laparoscopic surgeon. He specialises in laparoscopic obesity surgery and laparoscopic gastrointestinal cancer surgery.
  • Dr Serden is an expert at performing abdominal laparoscopy, laser surgery, gastric tube surgery, RNY gastric bypass, mini gastric bypass, stomach balloon, revisional surgery and stomach botox.
  • Dr Serden has completed his education at renowned institutions such as the Konya Training and Research Hospital and Selcuk University Faculty of Medicine.
  • Dr Serden is a part of prestigious associations such as the Turkish Surgery Association. He is often invited as a chief speaker to many conferences such as the 17th National Surgery Congress, 1st National Cancer Congress and 5th Surgical Research Congress.
  • His research work has been published in many acclaimed national and international journals. Some of these are:
    1. Y ABDÜLHALİM SERDEN, ÜNLÜ YAŞAR (2019). Comparison of Ankaferd Blood Stopper and Silver Sulfadiazine use in burn wounds: Experimental study.Turkish Journal of Trauma and EmergencySurgery, 25(4), 338-342., Doi: 10.14744/tjtes.2019.38265 (Publication No: 5210328)
    2. AY ABDÜLHALİM SERDEN, ERYILMAZ MEHMET ALI,OKUS AHMET,AKSOY NERGİS,SEVİNÇBARIŞ,KARAHAN ÖMER (2019). Zinc oxide, lidocaine, hot water, and lateral internal sphincterotomy for fissure-in-ano: Randomized controlled study. Annals of Medical Research, 26(3), 355-359., Doi: 10.5455/annalsmedres.2018.11.256 (Publication No: 4920059)
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Dr. Ugur Ekici: Best  in Istanbul, Turkey

 

, Istanbul, Turkey

19 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Ugur Ekici is a specialized Bariatric Surgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Istanbul, Turkey. The doctor has over 19 Years of experience and is associated with Medicana Bahcelievler Hospital.

Qualifications :

  • Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, 2000
  • Sisli Etfal Hospital General Surgery Clinic, 2009

Hospital Address :

Bahelievler Mahallesi, Medicana Bahelievler, Eski Londra Asfalt? Caddesi, Bahelievler/Istanbul, Turkey

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Dr. Ersoy Taspinar: Best  in Bursa, Turkey

 

, Bursa, Turkey

18 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Ersoy Taspinar is a specialized Bariatric Surgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Ankara, Turkey. The doctor has over 18 Years of experience and is associated with Medicana Bursa Hospital.

Qualifications :

  • Medical School - Uludag University Faculty of Medicine, 2000
  • Specialization Training - Uludag University Faculty of Medicine, 2013

Hospital Address :

Odunluk Mahallesi, Medicana BURSA HOSPITAL, Akp?nar Caddesi, Nilfer/Bursa, Turkey

What is the medical expertise of Dr Ersoy Taspinar?

  • Dr Ersoy Taspinar has around 18 years of experience as a bariatric surgeon.
  • He is a well-regarded expert in providing treatments for obesity, thyroid diseases, breast cancer, hernia, and parathyroid cancer.
  • Dr.Taspinar is well-trained in advanced laparoscopic procedures, obesity surgery, metabolic and endocrine surgery, oncoplastic breast surgery, and thyroid surgery.
  • For his excellence, Dr Ersoy Taspinar has been awarded several laurels including the Sirnak Governorship Certificate of Professional Achievement in 2013.
  • Dr Taspinar is a respected member of several professional organizations such as the Turkish Society of Surgery, the Endoscopic Laparoscopic Surgery Association, the Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Association and the Turkish Medical Association.
  • Dr Taspinar actively participates in conferences and seminars to further his knowledge and share his expertise with the members of the medical community. Some of the conferences he has attended include the Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Congress(2015) and the 5th National Hernia Congress(2015).
  • Dr Ersoy Taspinar has impressive academic credentials. He completed his medical school and specialized training at the Uludang University Faculty of Medicine. Additionally, Dr Ersoy cleared the Turkish Surgical Association Board (qualification) exam in 2015 and obtained the Surgical Proficiency Certificate.
  • Dr Ersoy Taspinar has several publications:
    1. Altınel Y, Taşpınar E, Ozgüç H, Oztürk E, Ulker Akyıldız E, Bağdaş D. The protective effect of ClinOleic against post-surgical adhesions. Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2014 Jan;20(1):1-6.
    2. The protective effect of ClinOleic against post-surgical adhesions (Ulus Travma Emergency Surgery Journal. 2014 Jan)
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Dr. Cenap Dener: Best  in Ankara, Turkey

 

, Ankara, Turkey

35 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Cenap Dener is a specialized Bariatric Surgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Ankara, Turkey. The doctor has over 35 Years of experience and is associated with Memorial Ankara Hospital.

Association and Memberships Dr. Cenap Dener is part of:

  • Turkish Surgical Association
  • Ankara Surgery Association
  • Turkish Breast Surgery Association
  • Ankara Breast Surgery Association
  • Surgical Oncology Association
  • Colon and Rectum Surgery Association

Qualifications :

  • ANKARA SAMUNE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH HOSPITAL Specialist Training 1985 - 1989, Ankara / Turkey
  • ANKARA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL FACULTY Medical Doctor Education 1977 - 1983, Ankara / Turkey

Hospital Address :

Balgat Mah., Memorial Hospital Ankara, Mevlana Blv. & 1422. Sok., ankaya/Ankara, Turkey

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Dr. Ugur Acalin: Best  in Fethiye, Turkey

 

, Fethiye, Turkey

15 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Ugur Acalin is a specialized Bariatric Surgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Istanbul, Turkey. The doctor has over 15 Years of experience and is associated with Lokman Hekim Esnaf Hospital.

Qualifications :

  • Uludag University Faculty of Medicine
  • Specialization General Surgery at Adnan Menderes University

Hospital Address :

Tuzla, Private Lokman Hekim Esnaf Hospital, 54. Sokak, Fethiye/Mula, Turkey

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Dr. Halil Alis: Best  in Istanbul, Turkey

 

, Istanbul, Turkey

18 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Halil Alis is a specialized General Laparoscopic Surgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Istanbul, Turkey. The doctor has over 18 Years of experience and is associated with I.A.U VM Medical Park Florya Hospital.

Association and Memberships Dr. Halil Alis is part of:

  • Turkish Surgery Association
  • Trauma and Emergency Surgery Association
  • National Endoscopic-Laparoscopic Surgery Association
  • Turkish Obesity Surgery Association
  • Organ Transplant Institutions Coordination Association
  • Istanbul Surgery Association
  • International Active Member of Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).
  • International Active Member of European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES)
  • International Active Member of International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists, Oncologists (IASGO).
  • International Active Member of International School of Surgical Oncology (ISSO).
  • International Active Member of International Fedaration Surgical Obesity (IFSO)

Qualifications :

  • 1992: Karadeniz Technical University Faculty of Medicine
  • 2001: Expertise in Medicine: Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine General Surgery USA

Hospital Address :

Beyol, .A.

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Dr. Huseyin Akyol: Best  in Istanbul, Turkey

 

, Istanbul, Turkey

14 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Huseyin Akyol is a specialized Bariatric Surgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Bahcelievler, Turkey. The doctor has over 14 Years of experience and is associated with Medical Park Bahcelievler Hospital.

Qualifications :

  • Uludag University School of Medicine - Medical Education
  • Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Kartal Training and Research Hospital - Specialization

Hospital Address :

Bah

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Dr. Yusuf Tanrikulu: Best  in Konya, Turkey

 

, Konya, Turkey

10 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Yusuf Tanrikulu is a specialized Bariatric Surgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in konya, Turkey. The doctor has over 10 Years of experience and is associated with Medicana Konya Hospital.

Association and Memberships Dr. Yusuf Tanrikulu is part of:

  • ENDOSCOPIC LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY ASSOCIATION
  • TURKISH SURGERY SOCIETY

Qualifications :

  • Suleyman Demirel University Faculty of Medicine, 2004
  • Ankara Training And Research Hospital, 2010

Hospital Address :

Feritpa?a Mahallesi, Medicana Hospital in Konya, Grz Sokak, Seluklu/Konya, Turkey

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Dr. Caghan Peksen: Best  in Istanbul, Turkey

 

, Istanbul, Turkey

8 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Caghan Peksen is a specialized Bariatric Surgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Istanbul, Turkey. The doctor has over 8 Years of experience and is associated with Istinye University Medical Park Gaziosmanpasa Hospital.

Association and Memberships Dr. Caghan Peksen is part of:

  • Turkish Surgical Association
  • Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Association
  • Surgery Days Association (Board Member)

Qualifications :

  • 2011: Cukurova University Faculty of Medicine - Medical education
  • 2017: Yuzuncu Yil University Faculty of Medicine - Expertise

Hospital Address :

Ak Veysel Mah, stinye

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Dr. Fa Dogan: Best  in Elazig, Turkey

 

, Elazig, Turkey

3 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Fa Dogan is a specialized Bariatric Surgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Elazig, Turkey. The doctor has over 3 Years of experience and is associated with Medical Park Elazig Hospital.

Association and Memberships Dr. Fa Dogan is part of:

  • Turkish Surgical Association
  • Obesity Surgery Association
  • Hepatobilier Surgery Association
  • Turkish Medical Association

Qualifications :

  • 2007: Firat University Faculty of Medicine -Medical Education
  • 2014: Firat University Faculty of Medicine General Surgery USA –Specialization

Hospital Address :

Olgunlar, Elazig Medical Park Hospital, Atat

What is the medical expertise of Dr Fa Dogan?

  • Dr Fa Dogan has more than 3 years of experience in the field of bariatric surgery.
  • A skilled bariatric surgeon, Dr Fa Dogan specializes in obesity surgery, oncological surgery and metabolic surgery.
  • He completed his degree in general surgery from the Firat University Faculty of Medicine.
  • His areas of interest include hernia surgery, cytoreductive surgery, spleen surgery and gallbladder surgery.
  • Dr Fa Dogan is associated with several renowned organizations such as the Obesity Surgery Association, the Turkish Surgery Association, Turkish Medical Association and the Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.
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Top Weight Loss Specialist in Turkey

About Weight Loss Specialist (Bariatrician)

A weight Loss Specialist, also known as a bariatrician, is a physician specialized in the weight management and treatment of the patients struggling to maintain a healthy weight. Bariatric surgeons receive focused training for treating overweight or obese patients and ways to improve their health through healthy lifestyle changes. Bariatric physicians specialized in surgery are bariatric surgeons. It's important to note that visiting a bariatrician doesn’t automatically lead to surgery.

Most bariatric physicians create a comprehensive weight-management plan for their patients comprising diet, nutrition, exercise, behavioural therapy, and appropriate medication to achieve the desired results without the need to undergo any invasive surgery.

The weight loss specialist who performs weight loss surgeries is known as a bariatric surgeon. You can find more details on some of the common procedures performed by bariatric surgeons as you scroll down.

Below are the some of the unique benefits of consulting an experienced bariatric physician:

  • An all encompassing approach to maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle
  • Dietary advice and recommendation for adopting healthy food choices
  • Exercise and fitness plan customized for each patient based on their individual needs and limitations
  • Behavioural and psychological modification therapy
  • Adopting sustainable lifestyle changes for maintaining a continued fitness management

Procedures Performed by Weight Loss Specialist/ Bariatrician in Turkey

Some of the major procedures performed by a bariatric surgeon are:

  • Endoscopy
  • Gastric Balloon
  • Aspiration Therapy
  • Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty
  • Vertical Banded Gastroplasty
  • Gastric Injections
  • Gastric bypass
  • Gastric banding
  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch (BPD/DS) Gastric Bypass
  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band Surgery

Top Weight Loss Specialists in Turkey

DoctorAssociated Hospital
Dr. Murat UstunMemorial Sisli Hospital, Istanbul
Dr. Muharrem TaskoparanGuven Hospital, Ankara
Dr. Halil CoskunLiv Hospital Ulus, Istanbul
Dr. Tuna YildirimAcibadem Kadikoy Hospital, Istanbul
Dr. Talha AtalayNPISTANBUL Brain Hospital, Istanbul
Dr. Tevfik Ali KucukbasGuven Hospital, Ankara
Dr. Serdar AkcaAntalya Anadolu Hastanesi, Antalya
Dr. Gokhan KabacamGuven Hospital, Ankara

Reasons to avail Online Consultation with Weight Loss Specialist in Turkey

Teleconsultations are beneficial and save your time. So, before you consider travelling abroad for treatment, consult to your treating doctor to learn more about your disease, treatment options, cost, and anything else you need to know. The choice of a country is critical, and several factors must be considered before making a decision. Consider the following major features of Turkey if you choose it as your weight-loss treatment location-

  • Turkey is one of the top 10 medical tourism destinations in the world. The low cost, excellent quality of care provided by highly experienced and trained doctors, and quick access to world-class therapy are the three main advantages of seeking treatment in Turkey.
  • In recent years, weight-loss surgeries have become increasingly popular in Turkey. Gastric balloon, gastric sleeve, and gastric bypass surgeries are commonly performed by Turkish surgeons.
  • Every year, over 700,000 people travel to Turkey for gastric bypass surgery, mostly from Europe and the Middle East.
  • Patients looking for a weight-loss treatment clinic in Turkey have a large selection of cities to choose from, particularly Istanbul.
  • Turkish hospitals and medical facilities employ qualified medical workers, many of whom are American board-certified.
  • International patients in Turkey seek out weight-loss surgeons in large numbers. Turkey is home to some of the world's most efficient weight-loss surgeons from various nationalities.
  • Turkish weight-loss surgeons typically employ a minimally invasive surgery strategy that results in little or no patient trauma.
  • Turkey is a frontrunner in terms of low-cost weight-loss surgery. Weight-loss specialists/hospitals in Turkey charge a feasible cost, which is 70% less than in the rest of Europe.
  • In Turkey, English is widely spoken, demonstrating that there is no language barrier in the country. In Turkish world-class healthcare facilities, there are hundreds of renowned English-speaking doctors.
  • Turkey is an ideal holiday and treatment destination for overseas patients due to its simple access, excellent healthcare facilities with top-notch surgeons/specialists, free all-inclusive packages, and significant touristic value.

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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 Turkey

  • 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

Which are the countries where we can find Weight Loss Specialist?

Popular Weight Loss Specialist in Top Countries are :

Type of Weight Loss Specialist available in Turkey?

Top Speciality Doctors in Turkey:

Top Rated Hospitals Where We Can Find Weight Loss Specialist in Turkey?

List of Top Rated Hospitals where we can find Weight Loss Specialist in Turkey are as followed:

Can we get the list of Weight Loss Specialist in Turkey in any other language?

Yes, we provide the list of Weight Loss Specialist in Turkey in the following languages:

Frequently Asked Questions

Who are the top Weight Loss Specialists in Turkey offering online consultation?

Following are some of the best weight loss specialist available for online consultation in Turkey:

Who are the top Weight Loss Specialists from other countries?

Listed below are some of the top weight loss specialist in other countries:

Which are some of the best hospitals in Turkey, All are associated with?
Who is a Weight Loss Specialist?

A weight loss specialist also called a bariatrician or an obesity medicine specialist is a licensed physician who has received training in the area of medical weight loss.

A weight loss doctor can address the specific needs of an obese or overweight patient. While all doctors have training in weight loss and nutrition, an obesity medicine specialist has special training and can offer care that a general physician cannot. With the help of personalized programs, the doctor can help a person lose weight and also keep the weight off. A bariatrician is different from bariatric surgeons who perform weight loss surgery, whereas a bariatrician provides medically supervised weight loss programs.

The methods used by an obesity medicine specialist will help you lose weight which will depend on your current level of health, your preferences, and many other factors. Techniques that can be used to help achieve your weight loss goals could include exercise programs, nutritional counseling, appetite suppressants, or other medications.

What are the qualifications of a Weight Loss Specialist?

A weight loss specialistneeds to complete a five-and half-a-year undergraduate degree, followed by a three-year postgraduate course. After residency, the physician might practice for a while or apply for a geriatric medicine fellowship program.

Aspiring weight loss specialists need to obtain a 5½ years MBBS degree and then complete a 2-3 years MD course. Science students who have appeared in +2 (with physics, chemistry, and biology as main subjects) need to clear a medical entrance test. After completing the four years of MBBS course and one year and six months of mandatory training, one has to enroll in an MD course to work as a weight loss specialist.

After completing hospital residency, a weight loss doctor will need to meet the credential requirements set by the country's bariatric medicine licensing board.

After completing two to three years of MD, a weight loss specialist can work in government or private hospitals, or can also open their own clinic to provide services to patients.

What conditions do Weight Loss Specialist treat?

A bariatrician is a medical weight loss doctor who is trained in the treatment of obesity and related conditions. Bariatrician can help prevent, and reverse obesity-related diseases by reducing body fat responsible for disease processes while maintaining healthy muscle mass.

Below are some conditions treated by a weight loss specialist:

  • Obesity
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Pancreatitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Jaundice
  • Celiac Disease
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Liver Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Bile Duct Cancer
What diagnostic tests are required by a Weight Loss Specialist?

A weight loss specialist will evaluate your overall health status to know you are suffering from any other condition. Weight loss surgery or other procedures is a major event and accompanies certain risks. Some may be serious if not properly managed. To have a safer passage through a weight loss surgery journey and to minimize risks of any complications that could compromise your health and safety, your weight loss specialist will order a variety of diagnostic tests including lab tests, blood tests, and heart tests before you have weight loss procedures.

Some diagnostic tests recommended by a weight loss specialist are given below:

  • Ultrasound
  • Exercise stress test
  • Lipid profile
  • Thyroid hormone test
  • Diabetes/lipid profile test
  • Computerized tomography (CT) scan
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Positron emission tomography
  • X-ray scan
  • Liver function test
  • Kidney function test
  • Blood sugar
  • Urinalysis
When should you visit a Weight Loss Specialist?

An increase in body weight leads to different types of conditions, producing varied signs and symptoms. You need to keep a close on your weight as it may cause other health problems. If you experience any of the signs and symptoms listed below, you should consult a weight loss specialist to get advice on the management of your condition before it becomes more severe.

  • Feeling hungry all the time
  • High blood pressure
  • Pain in joints
  • Low BMI
  • Changes in bowel habits
  • Persistent heartburn
  • Irregular bowel movements
  • Belching/excessive gas
  • Coeliac disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Loss of appetite
  • Abdominal pain/Bloating
  • Gweight loss specialisttones
  • Vomiting
  • Oesophageal discomfort
  • Lethargy
  • Pale colored stools
  • Urine of dark color
What can you expect from your first visit with a Weight Loss Specialist?

At your first appointment, a weight loss specialist will talk with you about:

  • your weight loss goals
  • your day-to-day routine (diet & exercise)
  • how long one has tried to lose weight
  • your complete medical history

Your doctor will help you find the best treatment plan so you can lose weight effectively and keep it off in the long run.

Your weight loss specialist will talk with you to find whether you will benefit from treatments like:

  • weight loss medications
  • more permanent treatments, such as bariatric or weight-loss surgery
  • your first appointment will last for around 60 minutes
  • simple exercise, diet
  • stress management
  • behavioral and mental health therapy
Which are the most common procedures performed by a Weight Loss Specialist?

A weight-loss specialist has expertise in the management of obesity and related conditions through various procedures. Some popular procedures performed by weight loss specialists include:

  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Removal
  • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • Adjustable Gastric Band
  • Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch
  • Single Anastomosis Duodeno-Ileal Bypass
  • Lap gastric banding
  • Endoscopy
  • Aspiration Therapy
  • Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty
  • Gastric Balloon
  • Gastric Injections
  • Vertical Banded Gastroplasty
  • Gastric banding

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