Best Bariatric Surgeons in Malaysia 2021 / 2020

Looking for the best bariatric surgeon and reviews in Malaysia? We've got you covered.

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Most bariatric surgeries today are performed using minimally invasive techniques (laparoscopic surgery or 'key hole' surgery). The most common bariatric surgery procedures are gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric band, and biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch.

Bariatric Surgery Cost in Malaysia


Price quoted below are estimates only for standard surgeries (also dependent on which hospital), and are not meant to be referred to as a packaged price. Final price will depend on actual equipment used, any complications, as well as the number of days stayed. It will be itemised and fully transparent. Price applicable for Malaysians only. Please contact us for price for non-Malaysians.

Intragastric Balloon
Length of Surgery: 30 minutes (and it’s not surgery)
Length of Hospital Stay:3 hours- this is an outpatient procedure
Reversible?: yes
Adjustable?: yes
Foreign Object Place in Body?: yes
Laparoscopic?: endoscopic (through the mouth)
Recovery Time: 2-3 weeks
Short Term Complications?: none
Long Term Complications? unknown
Long Term Success? unknown
Cost: RM 13,000

Adjustable Gastric Band (AGB)
Length of Surgery: 30 minute to one hour if surgeon is experienced.
Length of Hospital Stay: overnight
Reversible?: yes
Adjustable?: yes
Foreign Object Place in Body?: yes
Laparoscopic?: yes - least invasive type
Recovery Time: quick
Short Term Complications?: low
Long Term Complications? possibly
Long Term Success? moderate

Roux En Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB)
Length of Surgery: 1.5 to 3 hours
Length of Hospital Stay: 2-3 days
Reversible?: yes
Adjustable?: no
Foreign Object Place in Body?: no
Laparoscopic?: yes
Recovery Time: 2-3 weeks
Short Term Complications?: low
Long Term Complications? low
Long Term Success? excellent
Cost: RM 35,000

Sleeve Gastrectomy
Length of Surgery: 30 minutes to 1 hour
Length of Hospital Stay: 2-3 days
Reversible?: no
Adjustable?: yes
Foreign Object Place in Body?: no
Laparoscopic?: yes
Recovery Time: 2-3 weeks
Short Term Complications?: low
Long Term Complications? low
Long Term Success? very good
Cost: RM 33,000

Single Anastomosis Duodenal Jejunal Bypass
Length of Surgery: 3.5 hours
Length of Hospital Stay: 2-3 days
Reversible?: no
Adjustable?: no
Foreign Object Place in Body?: no
Laparoscopic?: yes
Recovery Time: 2-3 weeks
Short Term Complications?: yes
Long Term Complications?: yes
Long Term Success?: excellent
Cost: RM35,000

Source: bariatricmalaysia.com


Best Bariatric Surgery Clinics in Malaysia

Choosing the right bariatric surgeon for you or your loved ones in Malaysia is not as simple as choosing a car mechanic to get your next car service. An bariatric surgeon is a medical specialist and not all surgeons know how to perform a bariatric surgery.

To assist you in finding the best bariatric surgeon in KL or Selangor in Malaysia, we have compiled a list of bariatric surgery clinics below.

Selection Methodology: The selection of the clinics is based on Google Search Results, reviews and information available on blogs and forums .

Disclaimer: The list of clinics has been arranged in no particular order of importance.


1) Bariatric Surgeon in Sunway Medical Centre

Address: 5, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia > Contact Sunway Medical Centre

Established in November 1999, Sunway Medical Centre is an Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) accredited private hospital located in Malaysia’s first fully integrated green township of Sunway City.

The hospital currently offers comprehensive tertiary healthcare services, with 535 beds, 180 consultation suites, 12 operating theatres and two multi-storey car parks with a total of 1,470 parking bays.


Awards:

  • Medical Tourism Hospital of the Year in Asia Pacific (joint winner with Bumrungrad International Hospital)
  • Oncology Service Provider of the Year in Asia Pacific
  • Neurology Service Provider or the Year in Asia Pacific
  • International Hospital Of The Year Award 2016 & 2017
  • Medical Tourism Hospital 2017 – Runner Up
  • Best Marketing Initiative 2017
  • Best Quality Initiative – Highly Commendable 2017

Bariatric Surgeon at Sunway Medical Centre:

Dato Dr. Tikfu Gee
Languages: English, Malay, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Hokkien
Qualifications: MBBS (India), MS Surgery (Malaya), AM (Mal), Fellowship in Metabolic, Bariatric & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery (France)
Specialisations: Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, General Surgery, Clinical Nutrition

2. Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur (*JCI standard)

Address: Block A & Block B, 286 & 288, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Bariatric Surgeons at Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur

Dr. Chin Kin Fah

Sub Specialty :Minimally Invasive Laparo-Endoscopic Surgery

Special Interest :Surgical Gastroenterology, Endocrine, (Upper GI & Colorectal), Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Disorders, Bariatric Surgery

Qualification :MBChB, FRCS (Glasgow), MD, FRCS (General Surgery), CCT

Dato' Dr. Nik Ritza Kosai Nik Mahmood

Sub Specialty : Upper GI Surgery, Minimally invasive, Gastrointestinal & Obesity Surgeon

Special Interest :Bariatric Surgery

Qualification :BSc (Med Sci), MB ChB(Manc) MRCS Eng., FRCS(Gen.Surg)(UK)



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