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MediCzech: Obesity surgery in Prague, Czech Republic


MediCzech is a leading Czech medical tourism facilitator providing high quality services and offering bariatric surgery packages in Prague, Czech Republic at OB Klinika.  MediCzech provides services such as Bariatric Intragastric Balloon (BIB), Swedish Adjustable Gastric Band (SAGB) or Laparoscopic Greater Curvature Plication (gastric wrap).

All the bariatric procedures are performed at OB Klinika. OB Klinika is a leading full service bariatric centre in the Czech Republic and provides not only weight loss programs but more than 40 % of all bariatric treatments done in the Czech Republic per year. Further proof of OB Klinika’s leadership in the local healthcare market is that it has been chosen by the multinational healthcare company Johnson & Johnson to be the company’s training center for the Central and Eastern Europe region. OB Klinika is ISO 9001:2000 certified.

The team of doctors is led by Prof. Dr. Martin Fried, head of OB Klinika. Internationally acclaimed expert in bariatric and laparoscopic surgery, the first surgeon in the world to fit a non-adjustable gastric band laparoscopically on an obese patient.

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Video profile: MediCzech

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MediCzech is featured in two video profiles focusing on surgery and treatment in the Czech Republic.

Click to view the MediCzech profile video and another MediCzech obesity surgery video.

Why choose MediCzech in Prague, Czech Republic?

  • Leading obesity centre
  • Affordable prices
  • Experienced surgeons
  • Postoperative care in the UK and Ireland 

  • Strict quality standards
  • Individual approach
  • Free initial consultation
  • Call for FREE! Free phone line: 0800 011 23 14 (in the UK)
  • Luxurious treatment packages
  • All inclusive holidays

Did you know?

Bariatric surgery provides a long-lasting and highly effective solution to obesity and type 2 diabetes problems. 



Bariatric surgery treatments available with MediCzech in the Czech Republic

Gastric Balloon with MediCzech

Intragastric balloon

  • From BMI of 29

  • The balloon stays in for 3-6 months and considerably reduces food intake
  • The expected weight loss is between 10 and 20 kilos
  • No anaesthesia
  • No scars                 

Gastric Band with MediCzech

Gastric band 

  • From BMI of 35      
  • The band is adjustable and can be adjusted according to the patient’s progress
  • For patients with a BMI over 40, or a BMI 35-40 with some obesity related problems, and others who suffer a repeated lack of success in following diets
  • A silicon band with a soft balloon divides the stomach into two and helps patients reduce their amount of food intake
  • Adjustable, reversible, makes no changes to the anatomy of the digestive tract
  • Performed laparoscopically, using only very short incisions
  • Up to 50% excess weight loss in the first years following the procedure
  • Improvements in type 2 diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol level and apnoea

Gastric wrap with MediCzech

Gastric plication (wrap)

  • From BMI of 35
  • The procedure is very safe and extremely successful
  • OB KLINIKA was the first clinic in the Czech Republic providing gastric plication
  • The volume of the stomach is reduced as the greater curvature is folded in on itself, using sutures or special staples
  • The stomach volume reduction and lowered capacity to distend help patients reduce their amount of food intake
  • Potentially reversible, no implant or refills necessary
  • Performed laparoscopically, using only very short incisions
  • Up to 60% excess weight loss in the first years following the procedure
  • Improvements in type 2 diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol level and apnoea

Find out more

Download the MediCzech obesity and bariatric surgery brochure


MediCzech also provides services in the following medical areas in the Czech Republic:

  • Top quality health and convalescence procedures in Czech thermal SPA resorts
  • Accommodation in luxury hotels or private apartments and any other related services their customers may desire


Medical Care in the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic, a European Union member since 2004, is fast becoming one of the most popular medical tourism destinations in Europe. It has achieved this, not only due to the high quality health care offered at its modern and technologically advanced medical facilities at very competitive prices, but also for its four seasons climate conditions, beautiful nature, famous spa resorts  and, last but not least, its beautiful capital PRAGUE - a city full of history, art and entertainment.

Contact MediCzech in the Czech Republic, Prague

Pod Krejcárkem 975/2
130 00 Praha 3

Czech Republic

Tel:  +420 255 725 121
         0800 011 23 14 (free line from the UK)
        +420 602 138 192
Email: tina@mediczech.com

Web:  www.mediczech.com

Treatment Abroad Code of Practice

Compliant with the Code of Practice for Medical Tourism

MediCzech has demonstrated its compliance with the Treatment Abroad Code of Practice for Medical Tourism, a best business practice which is intended to assist medical tourists in choosing an overseas healthcare provider.

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