Dr. Katerina Malcankova

  • Position: Senior Surgeon
  • Experience: over 30 years
  • Languages: English, Russian and Czech
  • Specialization: bariatric surgery

Personal details:

  • Dr. Katerina Malcankova is a highly experienced Czech surgeon with more than 30 years of professional experience in the following fields:

General surgery
Abdominal surgery
Miniinvasive surgery
Intensive care
Children’s surgery
Endocrine surgery
Thoraric surgery

  • Doctor Malcankova specializes in bariatric surgery since 2008.
  • The bariatric surgeries done by Dr. Malcankova and her team are internationally accepted and proven methods for achieving long term weight control.

Professional memberships:

  • Czech medical chamber
  • IFSO International association of obesity surgery


Centre for Surgical Treatment of Obesity in Prague

The clinic is located in the very centre of Prague. It is one of the most successful and biggest clinics specialized in Weight Loss Surgery in Europe.

Our bariatric surgery team

Our Prague team consists of internal specialists – obesitologist (expert in adiposity), nutrition specialist, physiotherapist, psychologist, gastroenterologist and surgeons. The target is getting closer to our patients. We always start with a pre-operative assessment to find the optimal procedure and to grant a long term weight loss as well as eliminate or prevent diseases accompanied by adiposity.

Our Prague surgeons are responsible for more than 400 bariatric surgery procedures per year. This is one of the many reasons why you can be totally confident in their abilities, experience and high quality service.

Why choose our Bariatric Surgery clinic?

  • Single and double rooms designed to meet our patients’ unique needs
  • Pleasant and safe atmosphere
  • Friendly staff with understanding for treating obesity
  • Doctors available even at night, always ready to give you a hand and provide you with their professional advice
  • All services and experts are in the same building, which makes it convenient for you to obtain everything you need

Comprehensive Obesity Treatment abroad:

  • Individual approach to every patient
  • Safe and effective surgical methods
  • Experts in the field of Weight Loss Surgery
  • Collaboration of Bariatric Surgery Specialists
  • Modern equipment
  • Complex treatment of obesity
  • Personalized diet plans

Full range of Bariatric Surgery procedures:

  • Gatric Balloon
  • Spatz Balloon
  • Gatric Sleeve
  • Gastric Band
  • Gastric Plication

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