Dr. Milan Lukas

  • Position: Surgeon, Head Physician
  • Experience: over 30 years
  • Languages: English and Czech
  • Specialization: Bariatric surgery and gastroenterology

Personal details:

  • Dr Milan Lukas is a highly experienced Czech bariatric surgeon
  • With his team, he’s amongst others specialised in obesity treatment with intragastric balloons.
  • Prof. Lukas is one of the seven ECCO Governing Board members and he’s specialised in the biological therapy of Crohn’s disease.

Professional education:

  • Professor 2007
  • Docent 1999
  • PhD. 1997
  • Specialisation - gastroenterology 1993
  • 2. degree state exam – general medicine 1992
  • 1. degree state exam – general medicine 1987
  • Charles medical university in Prague 1984

Professional Membership:

  • Czech Gastroenterological Society - committee member
  • Working Group for idiopathic inflammation - coordinator
  • Czech Society of internists
  • ECCO – European Crohn´s and Colitis Organization
  • IOIBD – International Organization of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • AGA – American Gastroenterological Association

Other: (Foreign internships, publications, etc.)

  • Sweden – Goteborg
  • Japan – Tokyo
  • Austria – Strasbourg
  • USA – Los Angeles

  • Editorial Board of magazine Endoscopy
  • Pharmacotherapeutic Information Editorial Board
  • The editorial board of magazine Remedia
  • Editorial Board of magazine Current clinical practice
  • Editorial Board of magazine Pharmacotherapy

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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Testimonial – Smith Jean – Weight loss surgery – Gastric Balloon Spatz 12 months

Fantastic Service from start to finish I approached Praga Medica to get a gastric balloon. I had lots of questions and Jana answered (or found the answer) promptly. She really put my mind at ease, gave me all the info I needed and arranged everything for me. When I arrived in Prague I didn’t have to worry about a thing – I was collected from the airport, dropped to the hotel, collected from the hotel,...

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Testimonial – Fiona Louise – Cosmetic surgery – Gastric Sleeve

Thank you Praga Medica! Praga Medica has recently had to change their location of Bariatric surgery from iscare to Mostiste near Brbo. I was a bit apprehensive at first as I couldn’t see as much information as other hospitals but I read up on Jaroslav Tvaruzek and his Vamed surgery in Mostiste. Luckily I have a few Czech friends who recommended this and said it has great reviews and I am glad I listened. I...

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Testimonials – H R Race – Weight Loss Surgery – Gastric Sleeve

So glad I chose Praga Medica I had a fantastic experience with Praga Medica. Jana dealt with all of my (many) questions promptly and professionally before I decided to have the procedure in Prague. I was given full surgeon, clinic, hotel and procedure info to inform my decisions. I chose the optional support package for peace of mind and was so glad I did. I was collected from and taken to the airport the by...

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