Stomach removal surgery - Gastric bypass surgery
Obesity surgery hospital Belgium
Obesity surgery - Stomach reduction- Gastric surgery - Metabolic surgery:
These pages will provide you with information about stomach reduction, stomach operations if you are overweight- lap band, gastric ring surgery, stomach balloon, gastric bypass, stomach pouch. Gastric surgery: Stomach reducing operations are very popular procedures at the Wellness Kliniek.
Welcome to the Wellness Kliniek
Our stomach surgical team is led by the famous Dr. Alex Heylen. Dr. Heylen has performed over 7000 stomach reducing operations.
At the consultation all aspects of your treatment are discussed. A well-informed patient is the first step to a successful result.
In safe hands
The procedure is performed under a general anaesthetic in a modern and fully-equipped operating theatre with heart-monitoring equipment. We adhere to the highest standards of safety and sterility.
The Wellness Kliniek has ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Quality Certification for the healthcare sector. We are licensed as a 'general hospital'.
Following a stomach reduction procedure you will stay at the kliniek for 3 days in a private room. Our private rooms have an en-suite bathroom.
Dr. Heylen will support you until the desired results are achieved.
Short waiting list
We try to keep our waiting lists as short as possible. We can usually see you for your stomach reduction within 6-8 weeks.
Our prices are always all-inclusive: - the operation - the anaesthetic - 3 days hospital stay - doctors' fees.
Following your reservation the price is valid for 3 months.
The Wellness Kliniek is famous for gastric bypass stomach reductions. Our patients come from all over the world.
For patients who have to travel a considerable distance to reach us we offer a unique service: your consultation and treatment on consecutive days.
Do you want to reserve your gastric bypass operation online? Don't forget to contact us by phone to arrange a DATE for your consultation and operation.
We are already looking forward to your visit!
We would be delighted to answer all your questions. To make an appointment it is best to contact us by phone.
Team and Quality
The stomach surgery team is made up of experienced surgeons, nurses and assistants, led by the famous doctor
Dr. Alex Heylen, an expert in the field of stomach operations and cosmetic interventions for weight loss surgery.
Dr. Heylen has performed more than 7000 stomach reducing operations. He is a leading surgeon who is in high demand for scientific developments, even in Japan. He is also a leading speaker at world conferences devoted to stomach surgery.
Which stomach operation is the most suitable?
There are different types of stomach reduction procedures which can contribute to serious weight loss. The most well-known are:
- The Gastric Bypass operation
- The Mason gastroplasty: vertical stomach reduction
- The lap band, gastric band
- The Scopinaro operation
- The stomach pacemaker
The Gastric–Bypass operation (Fobi) is in this case the safest and most successful method.
Am I choosing a good hospital?
If you are considering stomach reducing surgery, inquire about the credentials and qualifications of the clinic and the doctors, and check in advance what you are actually paying for. Namely, the hospital’s official quality guarantees, the doctors’ qualifications, the post operative care and guarantee conditions.
Stomach reduction – gastric bypass in the Wellness Clinic: ISO 9001/14001 quality certification.
The procedure itself
The procedure is performed under general anaesthetic. You will not experience any pain during the treatment. The operation takes on average 1,5 hours.
The procedure is performed in a modern equipped operating theatre, with surveillance equipment. Your stay at the clinic will last for 3 days/2 nights. You will have a private room, bathroom and suite.
Ask for some free advice
You can complete our free online advice form and upload your photograph if you wish. Our team of specialists will be delighted to answer your questions, without any obligation on your part, and totally free of charge.
This advice does not replace a consultation with the doctor, but will already give you an idea of the possibilities and whether you are a suitable candidate for weight loss surgery.
Calculate your BMI here
With the BMI-index: Body-Mass-Index (Quetelet-index) you can determine the extent of your obesity.
Normally the index should be between 15 and 25. An index above 25 indicates that you are overweight.
People with a BMI between 19 and 22 live the longest and are the fittest. Mortality rates clearly rise for people with a BMI index of 25 and higher.
Premium Private Health Care in Belgium
The Wellness Kliniek Belgium is a licensed Health Care Hospital. Our surgeons are fully trained in their aesthetic specialty. Wellness Kliniek Genk, Limburg, disposes of cabinets for aesthetic dental treatments, theatre rooms equipped with high-tech equipment for surgery and recovery care.
Wellness Kliniek Belgium carries the international standards organization quality certificate ISO 9001 & 14001 for all its medical and surgical activities. Read more on how to make a safe choice