Discover the best bariatric surgeons in Turkey.

Turkey is a country in Anatolia with a population of 84.1 million people. The obesity rate in Turkey is a mere 19.4%, in comparison to the U.S., which has an obesity rate of 39.6%

However, many people do consider going to Turkey for weight loss surgery due to their more affordable options.

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Hisar Intercontinental Hospital, Turkey, Istanbul

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Burçin Batman is an experienced Gastrointestinal Surgeon who works in Turkey. He specializes in Obesity and Metabolic Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Laparoscopic Inguinal and Umbilical Hernias, and Anal Region Diseases. During his 16 years of professional career, he has performed many successful surgeries.

2255.Sk. No 3/C Cumhuriyet 41400 Gebze/Kocaeli

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Abdulcabbar Kartal is a general and bariatric surgeon with 13+ years of experience.His areas of expertise include mastectomy, thyroid surgery, gastrectomy, duodenal surgeries, colectomy, hepatectomy, hernia surgery, small intestine surgeries, pilonidal sinus surgery and more.He is a member of the Turkish Surgery Association, Turkish Medical Association and Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery Association.

Teşvikiye, Hakkı Yeten Cd. No:11 Kat:2, 34194 Şişli, Istanbul, Turkey

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Kaplan Baha Temizgonul completed his primary education at Private Tarsus College in 1992 and advanced to Abdül Kerim Bengi Anatolian High School, from where he graduated in 1999. He pursued his medical studies at Pamukkale University, graduating in 2005. Pamukkale University is recognized for its high volume of obesity surgeries and its significant role in introducing sleeve gastrectomy procedures in Turkey.  

Fevzi Cakmak, D100, Eski Karakol Sk. No:9, 34899 Pendik/Istanbul, Turkey Istanbul, Turkey

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr Yahya Ozel was born at 1966. He is graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Medicine at the year of 1990 and completed his residency again at the same University as Senior Gastroenterologist and General Surgeon. Dr. Yahya is specialised in Bariatric Surgeries and has been performing weight loss surgeries over than 20 years. His most common surgeries are Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric By-Pass, Gastric Balloons and Gastric Botox applications.

Halk caddesi Ahmediye mah. Erdem iş merkezi No:19 kat:1, D:2, 34672 Üsküdar/İstanbul, Türkiye

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Kafkas Çelik, a renowned surgeon with 17+ years of expertise in weight loss surgeries, is a leading figure in the medical community. Specializing in gastric sleeve procedures, he graduated from Istanbul Yeditepe University Faculty of Medicine and completed his specialty training at SBU Fatih Sultan Mehmet Training and Research Hospital. With a focus on laparoscopic surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, and gastric balloon applications, Dr. Çelik has excelled in various healthcare institutions, including Istanbul Bahçelievler State Hospital, Liv Hospital International, and Private Yunus Emre Hospital. His commitment to excellence and patient care is evident in both clinical practice and active participation in scientific research, reflected in numerous articles and presentations at national and international levels.

Ataşehir, Park Yaşam Ataşehir, D:B1 Blok, 35620 Çiğli/İzmir, Turkey

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Cemal Kara was born in Vakfikebir Trabzon in 1974. Dr. Kara is a General Surgery Specialist in Izmir, Turkey. He performed surgeries related to diabetes and obesity and has already done six thousand surgeries all over the world. He studied medicine at Karadeniz Technical University. Cemal Kara is currently working at a private clinic in Izmir. Let’s look into Dr. Cemal Kara Price and Reviews, how to book an appointment with him, his consultant fees, etc.  

14/F Golden Centre 188 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong

Bariatric Surgeon
is a board-certified bariatric surgeon with20+years of experience specializing in procedures performed, e.g., gastric bypass, gastric sleeve surgery, gastric balloon. He is passionate about helping patients achieve their weight loss goals and improve their overall health and well-being.

Piyalepasa Blv. 34385, Sisli/Istanbul, Turkey

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Halil Coskun is a bariatric surgery specialist whose depth of knowledge makes him a leader in the field. Since becoming a certified general surgeon, he has shaped his more than 20-year career with diverse experience, learning and working at numerous facilities, including in the USA. He has even instructed students on surgery before, and has his name to hundereds of publications, some of which are international. Dr. Coskun is also fluent in English, making him a great choice for international patients.

Cevizli, Bağdat Cad. No:547, 34846 Maltepe/İstanbul, Turkey

Bariatric Surgeon
Mustafa Atabey is a surgeon in Turkey with extensive experience. Over the years of practice, he has performed a large number of surgical operations for the treatment of reflux esophagitis, the removal of cancerous tumors, and the correction of hernias. He is fluent in the methods of laparoscopic and robotic surgery (he completed an internship at the Cleveland Clinic). Dr. Mustafa Atabey has achieved particular success in the field of bariatric surgery. Excess weight is not only an aesthetic problem. Obesity is associated with the development of such serious diseases as hypertension, diabetes, atherosclerosis, severe sleep apnea. Bariatric interventions (surgery to reduce the stomach) help to lose weight in patients who cannot manage severe obesity with standard methods such as diet and exercise.

Ahmet Adnan Saygun Cad. Canan Sok. No:5 PK: 34340 Ulus / Besiktas / Istanbul Turkey

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Omer Avlanmis is a certified general surgeon who has specialised in bariatric surgery. Before joining the team at Liv Hospital to perform weight-loss procedures, he amassed over a decades' worth of surgical experience at various other facilities. The memberships he has gained in several prestigious medical societies relating to his discipline reflect his dedication and skill in the field.  

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Turkey Weight Loss Surgery

Below, you will find a curated list of the best bariatric surgeons in Turkey. Additionally, you may consider narrowing your search down to the city of Istanbul.

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Our Selection Criteria:


We value candidates with the best educational experience.


Extensive experience in bariatric surgery is a must.


We look for candidates with the empathy required to help patients through their weight loss journey.

Bariatric Surgery FAQs

The cost of bariatric surgery can vary greatly depending on factors such as insurance coverage and the specific procedure involved. To learn more about the cost of bariatric surgery in Turkey, click here.

While bariatric surgery typically has a high success rate, the overall outcome of the procedure is largely dependent on a patient's willingness to adhere to post-op lifestyle changes such as dieting and exercise.