Center for Obesity and Metabolic Surgery

Programs and services

  • Certifid Center for bariatic surgery
  • Multidisciplinary Treatement of obese patients
  • Multidisciplinary care and preparation for bariatric surgery
  • Bariatric procedures: Gastric Bypass, Sleeve-­Gastrectomie, Adjustable Gastric Banding, ­Biliopancreatic diversion, Duodenal-Switch, ­Intragastric balloon
  • Surgical Endoscopy for diagnostic and treatment
  • Multidisciplinary Obesity-Board
  • Long-term follow-up of operated patients
  • Participation in national quality-study
  • Clinical trials, research projects
  • Frequent Training and continued education

Cooperating institutions

  • Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Pediatric Surgery
  • Department of Internal Medicine I, special subject Endocrinology
  • Dietary kitchen & nutrition experts
  • Institute of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy
  • Dipl.-Psych. Beate Hechtle-Fries, Dipl.-Psych. Thomas Hupp, Würzburg
  • Dr. Foroogh Bittkau, Karlstadt
  • Dr. Monika Heine, Würzburg