Patients from abroad


Are you ready to take the next step toward a healthier, more rewarding life, but worry that high quality bariatric surgery options may not be available in your area?

Weight loss surgery in Greece may be an option for you no matter where you live. At our surgery, we help patients from around the world who want to undergo obesity surgery in Northern Greece with renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Apostolakos.

We are conveniently located near "Macedonia" International Airport, and easily accessible by public transportation. There are plenty of excellent hotels in the area to accommodate you and any friends or family members who may accompany you for your weight loss surgery in Thessalonica, Greece.

Thessalonica is known for its world-class shopping and restaurants, art community, entertainment options along with top caliber professional sporting events and venues.

Getting Started

Your journey will begin with a simple phone call to our practice, +302310868300 to speak with our patient coordinator. Recommendations by our medical staff and evaluations, most often by your own primary care physician, may prepare you for surgery.

We will discuss your medical history as well as factors such as lifestyle and personal preference in order to help you determine which bariatric procedure is right for you. Of course, you may be interested in our advanced general surgery procedures.

You need only make one trip to Thessalonica, Greece for your surgery.

Your follow up will be easily coordinated by phone or email, with inclusion to your primary care physician.

Our knowledgeable staff may recommend accommodations and attractions for you to enjoy during your visit, as well as help you plan for your surgical procedure and immediate post-op recovery.

Your surgical procedure

Bariatric surgery typically requires a stay of several days in the hospital, and our staff will need to see you after 7 to 10 days for a follow up examination.

General surgery depending on the type of procedure you are interested may need one or several days stay in the hospital.

While you rest and recuperate, we can recommend light activities for you to enjoy during your stay.

Our practice services also include a Physician Assistant available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (by phone) to address any concerns that may occur during your recovery.

We will work with you to create a plan for long term follow up care that is both convenient and effective