MEDICAL TRAVEL: Obesity surgery in the Czech Republic, Prague

MEDICAL TRAVEL is the leading medical tourism agency in the Czech Republic, which provides several medical services including weight loss procedures. They provide services such as gastric balloongastric band and gastric sleeve. With MEDICAL TRAVEL you can save up to 50% on medical costs and you can be assured that you are being treated by the best specialists in the Czech Republic.

Obesity is a serious public health problem and one of the most significant causes of mortality worldwide. There are more than 20% of adults obese in the UK and more than half of population in Germany and US are overweight or obese. Obesity causes many serious diseases such as cardiovascular diseases (mainly heart disease and stroke), diabetes, musculoskeletal disorders (especially osteoarthritis), gynaecological diseases, problems with pregnancy and increased risk of cancers (endometrial, breast, and colon).

MEDICAL TRAVEL offers a broad range of obesity surgeries in Prague:

Obesity surgery that involves reducing the size of the gastric reservoir is the only method of achieving long term satisfaction for patients.  MEDICAL TRAVEL offer these procedures:

MEDICAL TRAVEL provides these extra services for you:

  • Online help with booking flights and recommending hotels

  • Airport pickup for you and your companions

  • First transfer to the clinic with their representative where you will meet the personnel of the clinic and your doctor

  • 24 hour assistance during your stay in Prague

  • Sightseeing booking


 No additional costs for these services – you have it for free with MEDICAL TRAVEL

Please fill in their free online consultation form to find out more information.

How does the obesity surgery process work with MEDICAL TRAVEL?

Before making your final booking, you will provide them with your height and weight details and fill in their form to see if you are in a good condition to undergo bariatric surgery. After a doctor’s evaluation MEDICAL TRAVEL will confirm your eligibility for the chosen procedure. As there is no waiting list you can choose from free dates in a short time period. They are pleased to help you with flight selection and accommodation booking.

A client representative from MEDICAL TRAVEL will wait for you at the airport and drive you to the hotel where the first meeting will be held. You will receive all instructions and your time schedule of medical appointments. The following day you will visit a clinic, meet the staff and start your medical treatment. Depending on the procedure, you might be required some time to relax and stay at the clinic or in the hotel. After the final medical examination you can fly back home.

Most popular obesity surgeries available with MEDICAL TRAVEL in the Czech Republic

Gastric balloon

Gastric balloon (patient must have BMI higher than 30) is a medically supervised weight loss approach where a soft silicone balloon is placed into the stomach. The balloon works as a filling inside the stomach, creating a lack of hunger and feeling of fullness which will help to decrease your food intake and lose weight without additional surgery. This completely reversible procedure is considered minimally invasive and is introduced for a period of 6 months. During this period patients can achieve weight loss of 10 - 30 kilograms. Gastric balloon procedure is performed under intravenous sedation and lasts approximately 20 minutes.


Gastric band

Gastric band (patient must have BMI higher than 35) is suitable for patients who have already experienced complications due to obesity.  A silicone band is implanted around the stomach, which forms the stomach into an hourglass shape.  With the upper part under restricted volume, the stomach feels satisfied after small amounts of food.  The gastric band is adjustable so that the size of the stomach can be regulated by increasing or decreasing the size of the upper stomach area on the band. The adjustments of the band are done by a doctor according to weight loss results. The implementation of a gastric band is a laparoscopic surgery performed under general anaesthesia and lasts approximately 1-2 hours.


Gastric sleeve

Gastric sleeve (requires to have BMI higher than 35) includes removing part of the stomach, thus reducing its capacity. The stomach is cut lengthwise and then stitched together to create a smaller stomach "tube". As a result the stomach will be already full after a smaller amount of food. The advantage of this bariatric surgery is a greater speed of weight loss in the first few months after the surgery which also helps to resist improper eating habits. The disadvantage of this surgery is that it is more risky than other procedures and is irreversible. A gastric sleeve is a laparoscopic surgery, performed under general anaesthesia and lasts approximately 2 hours.


To find out more about their services in detail please fill in their free online consultation form.

MEDICAL TRAVEL's partner clinic in the Czech Republic

MEDICAL TRAVEL is proud to offer you services of ISCARE clinic. It is non-government facility that has been in the Czech Republic since 1994. Their clinic offers all-round approach to treat obesity, utilising all the methods available thanks to medical science. The method of treatment is chosen after discussion with patient and after first examination at the clinic. They always explain the advantages and details of all individual methods of treatment. One doctor is always assigned to one patient throughout the whole treatment process.

Highly qualified staff, international and clean environment, unique quality of postoperative care and security are the basic guaranteed principles.

Dr. Ladislav Svoboda – Head of Department

Born in 1959, Dr. Ladislav Svoboda graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at Charles University in Prague in 1985. In beginning of his career he started as a surgeon in Medical Institute Na Plesi where he successfully finished medical attestation. In 1995 he became Head of surgical department in Medical Institute Na Plesi. Ladislav enjoyed this post for 12 years. In 2007 Ladislav became Head of Centre of Obesity treatment in Prague, in Iscare. He is member of Czech Medical chamber from its early foundation and Czech chirurgical society. Ladislav is a holder of many licences and certificates, for example certificate for arthroscopy or implementation of laparoscopic procedures. Dr. Ladislav Svoboda speaks fluent English and Russian.

Why to go to the Czech Republic for obesity surgery?

  • Excellent quality services for very reasonable prices
  • Third most peaceful country in Europe
  • Savings up to 50% on medical costs
  • Prague is has been listed by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage
  • Medically educated surgeons in Prague are considered abroad as one of the best 


All Inclusive prices for obesity surgery with MEDICAL TRAVEL in Prague

Prices listed above are "all inclusive", including airport pickup, transfers to the clinic, pre-operation consultation with doctor and check ups (blood tests, etc.), meeting with their representative, anaesthesia, surgery, prescription drugs, post-operation care and one year guarantee.


Prices in EUR

Prices in GBP

Gastric Balloon

1 600 EUR

1 360 GBP

Gastric Band

3 900 EUR

3 250 GBP

Gastric Wrap / Plication

3 520 EUR

2 960 GBP

Gastric Sleeve

4 200 EUR

3 580 GBP


Treatment abroad is a life changing experience; the travelling, cultural shock, language barrier and different habits can make you feel uncomfortable. With MEDICAL TRAVEL, there’s no need to worry as they will be your guide from the very first moment you enter the Czech Republic and their team will do their best to make you feel as comfortable as  if you were home.



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Dr. Martin Mrázek
Krupská 3085/5
100 00 Praha 10
Czech Republic

Tel: +44 2032 868 822 

+49 36413 2388 88

+420 774 203 655


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