Mona Karlsson – Patient Coordinator
Hi there, my name is Mona and I am very proud to say that I am a Patient Coordinator at Overvekts Operasjoner Riga. I’ve also had a Gastric Bypass with our outstanding Surgeon and am absolutely delighted with the whole experience. I lost my weight and slimmed down to my target weight within the first year! I would like to guide and help you with your special journey based upon my own experience of weight loss surgery.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Dr. Igors Troickis – Leading Bariatric Surgeon, 25 years experience, over 500 procedures annually
A highly acknowledged surgeon, with 25 years experience in general surgery and over 12 years experience in bariatric surgeries.
Head of Surgery Department at Riga hospital.
The surgeon performs over 500 procedures annually.
· Gastric Bypass, Mini Gastric Bypass
· Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Band removal
· Revisional Bariatric Surgery
|Gastric Balloon||BMI 27+|
|Gastric Sleeve||BMI 30+|
|Gastric Bypass||BMI 35+|
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10 Reasons to choose us
Efficient appointment system
We will endeavour to accommodate your needs when arranging appointments. Our surgeon will review your medical documentation and health questionnaire to assess your suitability for a surgical procedure, we then aim to offer you an acceptance for surgery date within one to two weeks.
A private contemporary surgical centre
Our clinic is designed to emulate the most modern medical institutions in Europe. Hotel style accommodation is offered, with a flat screen television, wifi and air conditioning to ensure a comfortable stay. There is the opportunity for a friend or a member of your family to stay with you in your private room, if necessary.
Extremely experienced surgeons and medical team
Our senior surgeon, who specializes in bariatric surgery, has over ten years experience in this field, and twenty five years experience in general surgery. The medical staff and surgeons have vast experience and knowledge.
Finest quality surgical equipment
The equipment we use is of the highest proven quality, it is supplied by: Storz, Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon and Covidien. We have opened four new operating theatres, which have been designed and equipped to the highest standard.
5 year follow up
We offer a five year follow up programme for patients who have undergone Gastric Sleeve or Gastric Bypass surgery and a one year follow up programme for patients with a Gastric Balloon. Our patient coordinator will be available to answer questions via email or telephone.
Half the price of Norway surgical treatment
With us you get the same (or an even better) service than that of a private clinic in Norway, for half the price. For approximately half the cost, we can offer a similar or a better service than most private clinics in Norway.
English speaking medical personnel
Our doctors, nurses and the other medical personnel speak English fluently.
Twenty four hour care
Medical care, given by doctors and nurses, is available on a twenty four hour basis.
Direct flights from Norway to Riga
There are direct flights from the Norway to Riga (RIX)., Norwegian Air fly from Oslo, Trondheim and Bergen. Wizz Air fly from Sandefjord. Flight connections are also available from the rest of Norway through hub in Oslo.
Surgeon’s liability insurance
A Surgeon’s liability insurance of 30 000 Euro is provided for the bariatric surgeons operating at our clinic.
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In our opinion there are 10 key factors, to be considered, if deciding on bariatric surgery in a different country.
Overvekts Operasjoner Riga offer:
An appointment system catered to your needs
Approximately a week or two from our surgeon reviewing any relevant medical documentation and a health questionnaire which you will have previously completed, and assessing your suitability for surgery, we aim to offer you an acceptance for surgery. The arrangements for appointments will always be discussed with you.
An independent surgical unit
We offer only private rooms, which you may like to share with a friend or family member who has accompanied you on your journey. The rooms are pleasant, clean, comfortable and resemble hotel accommodation, having wifi, a temperature control unit and a level screen TV to help you relax.
Skilled medical personnel
With twenty five years general surgery experience and in excess of ten years proficiency in bariatric surgery, our leading surgeon is highly skilled. Our medical team are extremely experienced.
High caliber surgical equipment
We have equipped our four brand new treatment rooms with the highest quality apparatus and with proven merit, supplied by: Storz, Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon and Covidien.
5 year post surgery plan/schedule
You may contact our patient coordinator if you have any questions, a telephone number and email address will be given to you upon discharge from the clinic. This service is available to those patients who have had Gastric Sleeve or Gastric Bypass surgery for five years post surgery. The service is available for one year post surgery for those patients who have undergone a Gastric Balloon procedure.
Half price surgery
For the same private surgery available in Norway we can reduce the price by half, whilst presenting an excellent standard of care comparable to some of the best independent hospitals in Norway.
Multi lingual medical team
All medical personnel are fluent in English and many other languages.
24/7 personal assistance
Twenty four hour care and assistance will be available for the duration of your stay.
Accessible flights to Riga from Norway
Easily accessible flights are available from Norway to Riga (RIX), operated by Norwegian Air, Air Baltic, Wizz Air , Ryanair and SAS.
Liability insurance for surgeons
Liability insurance is provided by the clinic. Each bariatric surgeon who operates at the clinic has liability insurance for up to 30 000 Euro.