Obesity surgery
Stomach removal surgery - Gastric bypass surgery

  • Your consultation Your consultationAt the consultation all aspects of your treatment are discussed. A well-informed patient is the first step to a successful result.
  • In safe hands In safe handsThe 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.
  • Quality Guarantee Quality GuaranteeThe Wellness Kliniek has ISO 9001 / EN 15224 Quality Certification for the healthcare sector.
  • Meticulous aftercare Meticulous aftercareFollowing 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.
  • Successful results Successful resultsDr. Heylen will support you until the desired results are achieved.
  • Short waiting list Short waiting listWe try to keep our waiting lists as short as possible. We can usually see you for your stomach reduction within 6-8 weeks.
  • Attractive prices Attractive pricesOur prices are always all-inclusive: - the operation - the anaesthetic - 3 days hospital stay - doctors' fees.
  • Price Guarantee Price GuaranteeFollowing your reservation the price is valid for 3 months.
  • International fame International fameThe Wellness Kliniek is famous for gastric bypass stomach reductions. Our patients come from all over the world.
  • Next-Day-Consultation-Surgery Service Next-Day-Consultation-Surgery ServiceFor patients who have to travel a considerable distance to reach us we offer a unique service: your consultation and treatment on consecutive days.
  • Online Reservation Online ReservationDo 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 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.

Gastric 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.

More information about gastric surgery

  • 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.

  • 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.
    Read more

    Stomach reduction – gastric bypass in the Wellness Clinic: ISO 9001 / EN 15224 quality certification.

  • 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.

  • 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 (Fobi) is in this case the safest and most successful method.

  • 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.

    Read more about the preparation for your operation.

  • 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.

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All plastic surgeons and dentists are experts in their cosmetic fied and are fully government registered in their medical specialty.

Wellness Kliniek Belgium stands for safe surgery. The hospital disposes of cabinets for aesthetic dental treatments, operating theatre rooms equipped with high-tech equipment for surgery, recovery care and private patient rooms.

Quality of care is assured. Wellness Kliniek Belgium carries the international standards organization quality certificate ISO 9001 / EN 15224 for all its medical and surgical activities. 

Rates are from the best in Europe and are all-care- inclusive, but they do not include any VAT. Since January 1, 2016 the VAT exemption for aesthetic surgery and treatments has changed. As a result of this change, the VAT exemption will be applicable only for treatments that aim at the 'medical care' of patients ( and are as such included in the Belgian INAMI nomenclature). In the absence of such a target,  21 % VAT will be applied. 

Planning your medical trip has never been easier! For people who have to travel a considerable distance, the clinic offers a unique Next-Day-Surgery service: your consultation and operation on consecutive days.

Obesity surgery - Stomach reducion

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