Specialist for Bariatric surgery for overweight and obesity, Pancreatic surgery, Obesity Center in Frankfurt am Main
Dr. Staikov is a recognized obesity specialist in international circles. However, it is not only in innovative bariatric measures that he repeatedly sets standards in terms of gentle treatment - he also has a high level of expertise in surgical cancer treatment.
Dr. Plamen Staikov is a specialist in surgery, abdominal surgery and is the Medical Director and Chief Physician at the Sachsenhausen Hospital in Frankfurt am Main. The focus of his work is bariatric surgeryand surgical oncology. The Sachsenhausen Obesity Center in Frankfurt is among the most renowned centers for the treatment of morbid obesity and for surgical diabetes treatment in Europe. In the field of tumor surgery, almost all surgery is performed laparoscopically and there is particular expertise in the field of minimal invasive pancreatic surgery. Particularly for severely overweight individuals, bariatric and metabolic treatment is the only route toward better health and quality of life.
Dr. Staikov is an internationally acknowledged expert in the field of bariatric surgery and, along with his team of colleagues, masters all bariatric procedures such as gastric bypass, mini gastric bypass, gastric balloon, sleeve gastrectomy (gastric sleeve surgery), biliopancreatic diversion or gastric band. A particular focus of his work is in the area of revision surgery following prior bariatric / metabolic surgery. A large number of problem cases from across the world consult Dr. Staikov and can be successfully treated.
Along with bariatric surgery, the Department of Surgery, headed by Dr. Staikov, provides the entire range of tumor surgery, reflux surgery, traumatology surgery, proctology and endocrine surgery. Minimal invasive surgery techniques (keyhole techniques) are incorporated as a priority in order to be able to guarantee the patient as gentle as possible treatment in a state-of-the-art surgical suite, with Intensive Care and monitoring wards for the highest level of patient safety. The overall physical stress is drastically reduced and makes a more rapid recovery possible for the patient.
Detailed advice for significant obesity
manometry / pH metry
Detailed discussion of findings and treatment
Interdisciplinary support is invariably provided for overweight patients. Thus, surgeons, endocrinologists, diabetologists, psychologists and nutritionists work hand in hand to guarantee patients the optimal treatment.
Adiposity surgery / bariatric surgery
Gastric sleeve surgery – sleeve resection
RYGB – Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
Omega or mini gastric bypass
Biliopancreatic diversion (BPD)
Insertion of gastric balloons, 6 months or 12 months
Obesity self help group
Further therapeutic service portfolio
Tumor surgery (stomach, pancreas, liver, intestine, rectum)