Gastric Sleeve

Gastric sleeve operation might be the most common and popular one when it comes to weightloss ( obesity, bariatric) surgeries. %80 percent of the stomach is removed so that the patient eats less and loses weight ideally in one year. The results are proved, and the procedure is safe.

MORE THAN 50.000 SUCCESSFUL BARIATRIC SURGERIES IN 15 YEARS BY OUR EXPERIENCED SURGEONS WITHOUT COMPLICATIONS

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Ekol Hospitals Obesity Clinic,have performed more than 50.000 accomplished operation without single complication, has experienced Professor Doctors, Associate Professors, Specialists, nutritionists and dedicated nurses & care takers. Teamwork is really imported when it comes to bariatric surgeries and EKOL has the most experienced and Professional team working in harmony.

Basically, %80 percent of the stomach is removed. So the stomach is shrinked and the patient eats less and feel full with a few spoons of food. The hunger hormone is also removed so the patient feels less hungry. This procedure is totally safe and helps patient to reach ideal weight in 10 -12 monhts.

You will have a full check up before the operation, the results will be evaluated and your surgeon will decide to have the operation or not together with you. Full Urine Test, Blood Test, Chest Xray, Respiratory Function Test, Cardiology Consultation, Pulmonary Diseases Consultation, Internal Diseases Consultation, General Surgery consultation, anesthesia consultation, Ultrasonography. The operation ist mostly laparoscopic (closed) and takes around 45 – 50 minutes.

You will stay at the hospital for 3 nights. You will have your last checks and controls before leaving the hospital and will be allowed to leave when everything is totally good and you feel fine. Our diet assistant, nutrition specialist will tell you your new nutrition plan and give you your diet plans. You will be asked to have regular blood tests in 1st, 3rd, 6th and 12th month after the operation. We will always keep in touch with you regarding your follow ups.

No you won’t need any medication for the rest of your life but you will need ou need to watch your nutrition. Consuming carbonhydrates, fizzy drinks, alcohol may led to weight gaining.

Some patients might need esthetic operations such as tummy tuck, arm lift or thigh lift while same patients don’t need at all. It is all related to your metabolism, skin type and training. Our esthetic surgeons can help you with your requests after bariatric surgery and weight loss.

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He graduated from Ege University Faculty of Medicine in 1991. In 1996, he became General Surgery Specialist. In 2007, he received the Turkish Surgery Association Qualification (Board) Certificate. In 2007, he received the title of “Associate Professor of General Surgery”. In 2013 he became Professor.

He is an active member of International Society for Regional Cancer Treatment, Turkish Surgical Association, Turkish Colon and Rectal Surgery Association, Turkish Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery Association, National Endoscopic Laparoscopic Surgery Association, Trauma and Emergency Surgery Association, Aegean Region Surgery Association, Izmir Breast Diseases Association, Turkish Surgical Association Competency Board, Society of Dialogue in Endocrinology. He has more than 40 articles published in international indexed journals, more than 50 articles published in national journals, gave more than 90 verbal and poster presentations in international and national congresses and symposiums, and wrote two book chapters. He has won 6 awards in national and international congresses.

Areas of interest:

  • Obesity surgery and metabolic surgery
  • Laparoscopic reflux surgery
  • Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery
  • Stomach balloon application
  • Laparoscopic gastric and intestinal cancer surgeries
  • Hemorrhoid surgeries
  • Abdominal and inguinal hernia surgeries
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Thyroid cancer and goitre surgery.

 

Prof. Dr. Hayrullah Derici is married and has two children. He speaks well German and English.

He was born in 1977 in Izmir, he graduated from Ege University Faculty of Medicine, and then he recieved his general surgery residency between 2000-2005 at Izmir Ataturk Training and Research Hospital.

Assoc. Prof Ismail Yaman served as a general surgeon between the years of 2009-2005 in Manisa Public Hospital. In 2009 he started working as Assistant Associate Professor in the Balıkesir University Faculty of Medicine where he got the chance to study Hiatus Hernia, Laparoscopic Colon Resection Surgery and the high level of Endoscopy which was accomplished first time here by himself. In 2013 Assoc. Prof Ismail Yaman gained a patent with a device called “aspirasyon aparatı” which was designed by himself.

In 2010–2014 in order to get the training and experience in the high level of Endoscopy and Laparoscopic Colon Resection Surgery he worked as trainer in the field of Endoscopy at Istanbul Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine where he gained a trainer certificate in this field.

In 2014 Assoc. Prof Ismail Yaman became an Associate Professor and since 2010 he has started giving highly effective lectures for undergraduate and postgraduate students and he also published numerous articles in both national and international scientific journals.

His research interests are: Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Gastro Esophageal Reflux, Gallbladder, Abdominal and Inguinal Hernia, Breast Cancer, Thyroid Cancer and Goiter Surgery.

He completed his medical education at Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of Medicine between 1995-2001. He specialized in General Surgery at Ankara Training and Research Hospital between 2001-2006. He worked as a General Surgery Specialist at Ankara Training and Research Hospital between 2006-2008 and later at Ordu State Hospital between 2008-2013.

In 2016, he received the title of Associate Professor in the Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Izmir University. In 2015, he received the Turkish Surgical Association Proficiency Exam (Board) Certificate of Achievement. He is a member of Turkish Surgical Association, Turkish Colon and Rectum Surgery Association, National Endoscopic Laparoscopic Surgery Association, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Association, Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.

Between 2014 and 2016, he taught many undergraduate and graduate courses at Izmir University Faculty of Medicine. He has many national and international studies and these studies have received many citations.

Assoc. Prof. Dr.  Ömer Yoldaş speaks English fluently. He has two children.

Knowledge Domain:

  • Obesity surgery and metabolic surgery
  • Laparoscopic reflux surgery
  • Laparoscopic gallbladder surgeries
  • Gastric balloon application
  • Gastric Botox application
  • Laparoscopic gastric and intestinal cancer surgeries
  • Haemorrhoid surgeries
  • Perianal fistula surgeries
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal and groin hernia surgeries
  • Breast cancer surgeries
  • Thyroid cancer and goitre surgeries

Graduated from Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Medicine. Between 1987 and 1991, he completed his specialization in general surgery at Buca SSK Hospital in Izmir. Between 1991 and 2016 he worked at Karşıyaka State Hospital, then until 2019 he worked as General Surgery Specialist at Çiğli Training and Research Hospital. He is an active member of Turkish Surgical Association, Turkish Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He has experienced around 30.000 successful operations in field of general surgery.

Areas of interest: Laparoscopic gallbladder operations, gastrointestinal surgery, hemorrhoids and fissure surgeries, abdominal and inguinal hernia operations, breast cancer operations, thyroid cancer and goiter operations. Op. Dr. Attila El is married and has one child. He speaks fluent English.

He completed his medical education at Osmangazi University Faculty of Medicine between 1990-1996, and his residency in General Surgery at Izmir Training and Research Hospital between 2004-2008. In 2008, he received the Turkish Surgical Association's Qualification Exam (Board) certificate of success. He is a member of Turkish Surgical Association, Turkish Colon and Rectum Surgery Association, National Endoscopic Laparoscopic Surgery Association, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Association. He worked as a lecturer at Istanbul Rumeli University between 2017-2020. He currently performs Laparoscopic Oncosurgery and Obesity Surgeries. He has many national and international studies and these studies have received many citations.

 

Having a good command of English, Opr. Dr. Özgür Kavak is married and has two children.

 

Areas of interest:

  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Full Gastric Bypass
  • Laparoscopic Mini Bypass
  • Laparoscopic Type 2 Diabetes Surgery
  • Gastric Balloon Application with Endoscopic Method in Non-Surgical Obesity Treatments
  • Stomach Botox (Endoscopic)
  • Laparoscopic Oncology Surgery (Colorectal, Stomach, Pancreas, Adrenal)
  • Reflux - Gastric Hernia Surgery (Laparoscopic)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery (Thyroid - Breast Surgery)
  • Hemorrhoid Surgery with Laser Hemorrhoidopexy (LHP)
  • Perianal Fistula Surgery with FILAC (Fistula Laser Closure) Method

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