Gastric Bypass Surgery in Europe

General Vienna AKH

Wien, Austria

The Vienna General Hospital generally known as AKH, is the general hospital located in the city of Vienna, Austria. The height of AKH is 85... Read More

The Vienna General Hospital generally known as AKH, is the general hospital located in the city of Vienna, Austria. The height of AKH is 85 m (279 ft), this make it to be one of the tallest hospital buildings throughout the world. AKH is also the city's university hospital, and at the same time, its the site of the Medical University of Vienna.

The Vienna General Hospital (AKH) is the biggest hospital which is made up of 5 clinical institutes, 26 hospitals, 42 specialized departments, 61 outpatient departments, 51 operating theaters, 7 postoperative wards, 21 ICU intensive care units, 2,200 beds and more than 8,800 members of staff working to satisfy patients from different parts of the world.

Different departments at AKH are listed below:

VIENNA CANCER CENTER

The Vienna Cancer Center is associated with other Austrian oncology hospitals in other to render high-quality assistance to patients, innovative drugs, and effective treatment plan. AKH Cancer Department is a top cancer center in the field of studying and treatment of cancer in Austria. Approx. 30,000 patients undergo treatment at the center.

CARDIAC SURGERY DEPARTMENT

Vienna General Hospital renders heart surgery to patients with any complexity in the innovative hybrid operating theatre. Surgical interventions are provided to both children and adults by specialist. Doctors at AKH make use of minimally-invasive methods to carry out surgical operations. The advantages of this method are to reduce complications and hasten a patient’s recovery. Unique methods of visualization are make used of amid a heart surgery: specialists control all their movements on the screen, get MRI and CT-images in real time.

ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION DEPARTMENT

The specialists working at AKH Transplantation Department performs transplants of the abdominal cavity organs, liver, kidneys, pancreas, small intestine. AKH doctors adopt the use of robotic Da Vinci systems in order to remove organs from living donors. This method has been used only in US hospitals before. 95% success rates have been recorded for kidney transplantation at AKH.

NEUROSURGERY DEPARTMENT

There are 4 operating theatres, 60 beds at AKH Neurosurgery Department. Every year, doctors working in neurosurgery departments at AKH carry out approximately 10,000 procedures. The Neurosurgery Department of Vienna Hospital in Austria is equipped with special microscopic techniques for the most accurate manipulation during surgery this makes it possible to protect the brain and spinal cord from injuries amid the operation. The Department focuses in removal of tumors, cardiovascular surgery, pediatric neurosurgery, etc.

Below are the list and number of staffs working at AKH:

•Medical staff: 1584
•Pharmacists, chemists, physicists, scientific staff: 198
•Midwives: 35
•Health and nursing: 2643
•Medical, therapeutic and diagnostic health professions: 1012
•Paramedics, nursing assistance and assistance professions: 359
•Administrative and clerical staff: 1305
•Operating staff: 1199
•Other staff: 429 Close

Arnulf Ferlitsch Member: Doctor Arnulf Ferlitsch

American hospital work in accordance with the laws, regulations and principles of professional ethics and pay serious attention to the right... Read More

American hospital work in accordance with the laws, regulations and principles of professional ethics and pay serious attention to the rights of our patients to their privacy. The hospital have built a coordinated integrated system of doctors, nurses, technicians and patient collaborators who work around the patient.

America Hospital also provide patients with transparent and integrated health services at a standardized quality level with the support of the clinical path, guidelines and algorithms designated by the American hospital.

The American hospital offers effective and quality health services with 33 departments, 16 private units and 671 doctors. American hospital offers current medical approaches to ethics and a safe environment. Maintaining reputation in the health sector by continuously improving the quality of health services focusing on academic values and competent staff and medical personnel.

American hospital have established a clinical road map, guidelines and algorithms to provide transparent and integrated health services at a standardized quality level to all its patients, medical and administrative systems at American hospital are constantly measured and evaluated to improve hospital systems and increase patient satisfaction and care.

In the light of its basic concepts of nursing the American hospital nurses are experts who provide the appropriate service to international quality standards by meeting patient expectations, changing patient health requirements and the needs of patients and loved ones. Patients with their holistic care approach, at American hospital, evaluation of a patient's physical, psychological, and social practices, and care for a patient with scientific evidence is based on the latest available.

Departments at America Hospital include: Allergy – Immunology, Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Audiology, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery, Check Up, Clinical Laboratories, Dermatology, Ear Nose and Throat, Emergency Service, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Hematology, ICU Coronary Care, ICU Neonatal, and Infectious Diseases among others.

For nurses, be aware of their responsibilities and values of life, which is educated, ethical and conscientious is the most basic approach.
The Sister 500 nursing family at American hospital has maximized efficiency in a positive approach to the work environment, while in order to satisfy the patient's / employee's happiness and trust. They constantly seek to constantly improve their services and use cutting-edge technology and reflect such events in the services they provide. Close

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Clinic Tokuda

sofia, Bulgaria

Acibadem City Clinic is a top-notch medical facility established in 2012, by Angel Angelov. Acibadem attracts patients from all over Europe... Read More

Acibadem City Clinic is a top-notch medical facility established in 2012, by Angel Angelov. Acibadem attracts patients from all over Europe (UK, Spain, Russia, France, Germany, etc.), Asia and USA, with its qualified professional employees and its high-tech equipment. The City Clinic is the top hospital of the CITY HOSPITAL and CLINICS GROUP which possesses two medical facilities in Bulgaria.

Acibadem City Clinic is the leading ultramodern private hospital in Bulgaria, applying and taking advantage of unique information technology solutions by CISCO systems, e-Administration of the entire treatment procedure, specialized medical departments, a modern cardiovascular centre and unique Imaging Diagnostic equipment. Additionally, most of Acibadem doctors and almost all its nurses have gone through specialized training and received qualifications from top hospitals in Europe and the USA as part of its continuous training exercise to ensure that professional and cautious services are rendered to each patient.

Acibadem have solid collaborations with international medical organizations and among its departments leading it to a position of excellence within the local and global medical healthcare sector. The clinic is steadfast to the achievement of scientific results of high level and, in precise, development and integration of scientific research, health care and training, all intended to realize a sole main objective, the finest patient care.

Acibadem City Clinic have the following amenities:

•84 hospital beds
•8 Specialized Medical Divisions
•5 Surgical Theatres
•One-day Surgical treatment Centre
•Modern Cardiac Surgical treatment Centre
•3-Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) equipment
•128-Slices Computed Tomography Imaging (CT) equipment
•Hospital room upgrades: standard triple room, double room and private apartments
•Option for relatives/friends to stay with the patient during the treatment in the same or in a separate room

Acibadem City Clinic offers the following services to International patients:

•Executive VIP Medical Services
•Preventative Medical Screening programs
•Medical Tourism, Tourism Packages and Travel Services
oMedical Services including:
oCardiac Surgery
oVascular Surgery
oInvasive Cardiology
oNeurovascular procedures
oOne-Day Surgery
oGastroenterology
oRadiology and Diagnostic Imaging
oFurther specific endovascular procedures.

Acibadem City Clinic has been accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI) and it is the pioneer hospital in Bulgaria to receive such accreditation. Close

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Health General Clinic

tallinn, Estonia

The Health Clinic was established in 2009. Health Clinic has gathered a lot of experience and understands what exactly its patients need an... Read More

The Health Clinic was established in 2009. Health Clinic has gathered a lot of experience and understands what exactly its patients need and expected from the clinic. Health Clinic has assisted more than a thousand patients who have shown interest in Health Clinic towards their health concerns. Health Clinic has determined to continue providing the best possible medical service and patient experience in the future.

The main area of specialization of Health Clinic is in weight-loss surgery (bariatrics) and plastic surgery. Health Clinic has chosen to work in connection with other top medical specialists in Estonia and all the procedures and operations of Health Clinic are done in Estonia’s biggest and most advanced private and public hospitals.

The principle of operation of Health Clinic is based on commission which means Health Clinic is able to provide the best prices available to its patients.

•Health Clinic makes sure that patients are brought together with the best specialists in their field to guarantee the best results.

•The prices at Health Clinic include local transportation, the communication that took place between the patient and medical staff and a designated Patient Coordinator to take care of the patients’ needs and other issues.

Patient Coordinator is at the service of the patient’s right from the beginning of patient’s first contact. The patient coordinator is the between the patient and the medical specialist and will try everything within his/her power to manage all the questions and issues before your visit to Estonia– nothing will remain unsolved.

Medical operation carried out at Health Clinic includes:

BARIATRIC SURGERY( Gastric Balloon, Gastric Band, Gastric Plication, Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, and Revisional Surgery)

PLASTIC SURGERY (Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), Liposuction, Lipofilling (fat transfer), Rhinoplasty (nose reshaping), Facelift, Eyelid Surgery, Breast Enlargement, Breast Reduction, Breast Lift, Gynecomastia, Intimate Surgery, and Upper Arm Lift.

The Patient Coordinator will be the first person to welcome you upon your arrival to Tallinn and make sure that everything works as planned during your stay. All the logistics and transfers will be taken care of so you don’t have to worry about any such matters. The Patient Coordinator will be at your service 24/7.

The Health Clinic and our medical staff will also provide support after you return home, so that you will be attended to in case any issues arise. Close

Martin Adamson Member: Doctor Martin Adamson

Clinic KCM

Jelenia Góra, Poland
Joint Commission International ISO 9001/2015 Polish Association of Medical Tourism

The KCM Clinic is situated in the heart of Karkonosze. It is a modern Clinic. The clinic was established in 2006 at first under the name Kar... Read More

The KCM Clinic is situated in the heart of Karkonosze. It is a modern Clinic. The clinic was established in 2006 at first under the name Karkonoskie Centrum Medyczne, which is currently known as the KCM Clinic. KCM clinic begin operating in cooperation with NFZ in order to render all Patients with the highest quality of healthcare services.

In 2009 KCM clinic received the ISO 9001:2009 quality management certificate, and in 2010 the construction of the Hospital began. At the end of 2011 the highly specialized Hospital was officially opened, including a modern multimedia operating theatre, in-patient units, the 1-Day Surgery Clinic, the Rehabilitation Complex, and the Dental Clinic with the highest class equipment. For the patients KCM clinic provide a high-standard single and double rooms with bathrooms, TV, Internet and Wi-Fi.

The goal of KCM clinic is being a clinic that is friendly to both patient and children. Due to cooperation with the Sanford Health, USA, initiated in April 2012, doctors at KCM clinic expand their knowledge and medical experience.

Since the establishment of KMC Clinic, the mission of the clinic is to provide a wide-range help to its Patients and increase access to the latest achievements in medicine. The believe of KCM clinic is that with modern equipment, highly-qualified personnel and, particularly, the clinics doctor’s commitment and care for its Patients, it is possible to help anybody who visits KCM Clinic.

Treatment provided at KCM clinic include:

•Weight Loss Surgery
•Spine Surgery
•Laparoscopic Surgery
•Plastic Surgery
•Orthopaedics
•Gynaecology
•Urology
•Otolaryngology
•Eye Clinic
•Dental Clinic

The doctors of KCM Clinic are experienced specialists that possesses high qualifications and scientific achievements. With the doctor’s commitment, passion for delivering quality, regular training abroad and scientific research, KCM clinic offer medical care at the highest level. Doctors at KCM take part in in a number of symposia and congresses. In addition, KCM Clinic has a collaboration with Sanford Health in the USA.

Doctors areas of specialization at KCM clinic includes: Anaesthetist, Cardiologist, Diabetolog, Gastrointestinal Surgeon, General Surgeon, Gynaecologist, Internist, Laryngologist, Nephrologist, Neurologist, Neurosurgeon, Ophthalmologist, urologist and Orthopaedist among others. Close

Member: Doctor Tadeusz Niezgoda
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Skopia General Clinic

Kraków, Poland
ISO 9001/2015

Skopia Medical Center was established to offer the utmost quality diagnosis and treatment of digestive system diseases, with particular focu... Read More

Skopia Medical Center was established to offer the utmost quality diagnosis and treatment of digestive system diseases, with particular focused on colorectal cancer.

With highly qualified employees and the most modern specialist equipment, Skopia Medical Center collaborates with many self-governing bodies, which transforms into continuous development in the quality of services provided. The effects of our research are used in the EU project, which the purpose to create new, revolutionary methods of diagnosing colon cancer. Skopia Medical Center participate in this project because it significantly leads to increased detection and thus the effectiveness of treatment of colon cancer.

In order to guarantee the highest standards of healthcare services and techniques since July 2015, Skopia Medical Center implements the Integrated Management System in the areas of: ISO 9001: 2008, ISO 14001: 2008, OHSAS 18001.

Skopia Medical Center is in partnership with:

•Skopia Estetic Clinic: Aesthetic medicine and cosmetology
•DIAGNOSTYKA:Laboratory tests.
•ONCompass(Cancer treatment strategies): Specialist research defining the possibilities of oncological therapy for a specific individual case.
•VIAMED: Specialist oncological research. Information leaflet for the client.
•Saltus health: A cooperation agreement under which clients / patients of Saltus Zdrowie can use CM SKOPIA cashless services.
•Medical Center: A cooperation agreement under which CMP clients / patients can use CM SKOPIA cashless services.
•Medica Assistance: Partner site within the Medica Assistanc medical network.
•TU Health: Partner site within the medical network of TU Zdrowie Close

Piotr Major Member: Doctor Piotr Major

Hospital Xanit

Benalmádena Málaga, Spain
Joint Commission International

In Vithas Xanit International Hospital, the primarily aim is taking care of people. The reality is that the hospital consists of people work... Read More

In Vithas Xanit International Hospital, the primarily aim is taking care of people. The reality is that the hospital consists of people working to improve the lives of others.

From the moment you enter one of Vithas Xanit International Hospital centers, take care of yourself, giving you the best team and always on your side.

At Vithas Xanit International Hospital, there are international staffs that will help you in your language and know what you need at any time.
In addition, Vithas Xanit International Hospital has the best technological effort to offer you the most advanced diagnosis and treatment.

Because, at Vithas Xanit International Hospital, taking care of patient is very much important. And patient health remains something personal, so all the pictures you find on the official website are real people who are part of the Vithas Xanit International Hospital.

At Vithas Xanit International Hospital, there are teams of over 680 experts, including 250 professional physicians headed by regional managers of recognized national and international prestige, which guarantees a health service based and quality-based, with evaluation. Continuous process care, offering patients the latest diagnostic and therapeutic advancements.

The success is possible thanks to the hospital business model, excellent medical teams, collaboration with external practitioners, and the development of areas such as oncology and cardiology. The hospital is characterized as the complexity of a critical patient is resolved through the committee, which provides common insights and proposals the best option for treating a patient.

At Vithas Xanit International Hospital, its work is based on a quality program, with process work and standards that lead to the accreditation of the Joint Commission.

Vithas Xanit International Hospital also the first private hospital in Andalusia to receive an accreditation from the Ethics Committee for Health by the Health Council of the Regional Government of Andalusia; A committee whose special mission is an assessment of ethical dilemmas that can arise in a clinical-health relationship and a proposal for recommendations for their resolution. Close

Francisco Giraldo Ansio Member: Doctor Francisco Giraldo Ansio

Imed Hospital

Benidorm, Alicante, Spain
ISO 9001/2015

The group originated from the city of Benidorm. The Hospital de Levante presently IMED Levante was initiated in June 2004 and came to the re... Read More

The group originated from the city of Benidorm. The Hospital de Levante presently IMED Levante was initiated in June 2004 and came to the rescue of people demanding for quality private health services in the Marina Baixa region. In 2009 the Hospital de Levante was renamed IMED Levante Hospital.

IMED Levante is a private hospital located in Benidorm, providing multidisciplinary health care to the province of Alicante. This center has the best imaginable technological resources for medical professionals to develop their private sector work with the highest standards of quality in a completely harmless clinical atmosphere. Its facilities occupy a total surface area of 18,500 m2 with 106 rooms and 8 beds in the intensive care unit.

IMED Hospital is a private health group that provides services in the peninsular east. Presently IMED Hospital has 3 general hospitals which are: (Benidorm, Elche and Valencia) and 2 polyclinics (Teulada and Torrevieja).

There are 1,200 professionals human team at IMED Hospitals who work hard on a daily basis to provide the best service to each of visiting patients.

Centers at IMED Hospital are well equipped with the most advanced technological means in order to offer health care based on the first level Innovation.

Based on the philosophy, IMED Hospital has understood where private healthcare has advanced in recent years. People are increasingly active in the demand of quality health care, have more information and decision-making capacity. Treating disease is not the only way to care about health, but also taking care of prevention, life habits, quality of care and well-being.

The satisfaction of the patients and the agility in the attention are some of the indicators that support the success of the model implanted by the IMED hospitals group.

IMED Hospitals was one of the private hospital group’s developers in the implementation of electronic medical records.

The medical specialties are listed below. Allergology, Clinical Analysis, Clinical Analysis, Pathological anatomy, Pathological anatomy, Anesthesia, Anesthesia, Digestive system, Digestive system, Cardiology, and Heart surgery among others.

The IMED Levante Hospital is committed to providing a high quality service that covers most of the medical specialties listed above. Close

Antonio Manuel Moya Member: Doctor Antonio Manuel Moya

HOSPITAL Povisa

Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
Joint Commission International

Povisa Hospital began its operation at the end of the sixties, this was as a result of some prominent doctors from that city conceived the i... Read More

Povisa Hospital began its operation at the end of the sixties, this was as a result of some prominent doctors from that city conceived the idea of bringing together their respective clinics. The hospital building on Calle Salamanca de Vigo was inaugurated in March 1973.

The hospital is modernized and develops, and as time goes on, Povisa Hospital reaches an agreement with the Social Institute of the Navy and with the Insalud. In 1983, the latest major expansion of the building began which ended two years later and increase the number of Povisa beds to 700.

Nosa Terra Group took control of the Hospital this happens at end of 1996, whose management was characterized presently, due to the constant technological renovation, the consolidation of the Concert with the Galego de Saúde Service and the endless development in the private market.

Furthermore, Povisa presently belongs to the Association of Hospitals of Galicia (Ahosgal) , and obeys the Ethical and Good Practices Commitment promoted by the association and based on transparent management to ensure quality healthcare.

Today in Spain, having over 40,000 m2, more than 500 beds installed and more than 1,500 workers, among them 273 doctors and 467 technicians and nurses. This makes Povisa the largest private hospital.

Povisa is a general hospital which belongs to the Galician group Nosa Terra XXI, which in turn is part of the Nosa Terra holding, and majority of its activity focuses in providing care to the over 136,000 public health patients assigned to it.

In the public sphere, Povisa Hospital is a reference for the South of Galicia in Complex Surgery of the Upper Limb, Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Maxillofacial Surgery, Burns, Infant Plastic Surgery and Lithotripsy (the latter only for the Vigo area). There is also an emergency service that works for 24 hours with all specialties, and with the most modern systems of organization and diagnosis.

Povisa is also the only private hospital in Galicia and one among other hospitals in Spain that has MIR training for specialists in Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Anesthesiology, Radiology, Traumatology and Family and Community Medicine. Close

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