Committed to Excellence in Bariatric Surgery

Discover Ponderas Academic Hospital, a multidisciplinary, Internationally Accredited Hospital located in Bucharest, Romania, where medical excellence meets compassionate care. We are proud to be a beacon of exceptional bariatric healthcare in Romania and beyond, adhering to the highest international standards. Our commitment to your well-being goes beyond borders, ensuring you receive top-notch treatment in a state-of-the-art facility.

Medical Excellence Done Right

The Medical Team: Expertise Beyond Measure

Consultant General Surgeon, Surgeon of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery
Consultant General Surgeon, Surgeon of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery
Consultant General Surgeon, Surgeon of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery
Consultant General Surgeon, Surgeon of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery

More than 13.000 successful bariatric surgeries

Navigating your medical journey: 4 essential steps


Let’s get in touch and talk

Start your journey by getting in touch and be ready to meet your doctor online. We're here to help whether you're seeking information or ready to take the next steps. Learn about our dedicated navigator, who can answer your questions and provide essential details.


Get a FREE pre-arrival evaluation

Engage with our experienced professionals and meet your doctor online who will discuss your options, address your concerns, and provide you a detailed treatment plan. Our medical experts conduct a thorough evaluation to understand your needs and determine the best course of action.


Plan your medical journey

Your dedicated guide will assist you in making all the necessary arrangements, starting with your journey to Romania, scheduling your preoperative assessments, and booking the surgery date.


Visit Ponderas

Visit our state-of-the-art facility and meet our dedicated team in person. Experience the environment where your transformation will take place.

Why Choose Ponderas?

  • Swift appointment booking: fast, secure, available right after your initial contact with our dedicated team.
  • Dedicated  long-term partnership: we are here to continually monitor your health journey, both before and after surgery
  • Competitive pricing: providing high-quality care without compromising on affordability
  • Efficient medical record review: rapid assessment of your medical files to ensure swift progress.
  • Personalized care: tailor-made solutions in line with your unique requirements.
  • Cutting-Edge facilities: state-of-the-art equipment and advanced facilities
  • Streamlined journey: carefully orchestrated travel arrangements and services
  • Expert medical team, a team with extensive experience and commitment to comprehensive care.

Our dedicated international patient navigator will guide you through every step of the process. From travel arrangements to post-operative support, you're never alone in your journey

A journey to a healthier you: an all-inclusive treatment

Every aspect of your medical journey is carefully orchestrated. From the initial consultation to post-operative follow-up, your treatment is seamlessly integrated for convenience and comfort.

Want to discover more?

While undergoing treatment, take the opportunity to explore the cultural richness of Bucharest and the captivating landscapes of Romania.

Ask us more. We’re always here to help.

The bariatric procedure involves surgical interventions that promote weight loss by altering the digestive system's anatomy. It aims to help patients achieve sustainable weight reduction and improve obesity-related health conditions. Our experienced medical team will provide detailed information about the specific procedures during your consultation.

The recovery process varies depending on the type of bariatric procedure you undergo. Generally, patients can expect a hospital stay of 2-3 days and a gradual return to regular activities within a few days. Our team will guide you through the recovery period with personalized care instructions.

Insurance coverage for bariatric procedures may vary. We recommend contacting your insurance provider to understand your specific coverage options. Our team can assist you in providing the necessary documentation for insurance claims.

Bariatric surgery isn't about age limits—it's about tailored care. While most candidates fall between 18 and 65, we're here to evaluate your unique situation. Adolescents above 14 can also explore options when needed. Tell us more about your need - our medical experts assess your health and history for the best path forward. 

At Ponderas Hospital, our commitment to your well-being extends beyond the surgery. We provide comprehensive post-operative support, including regular follow-up appointments and access to our team of specialists. Our goal is to ensure your successful recovery and long-term health transformation.

Yes, you are welcome to make your travel arrangements. However, our dedicated coordinator can assist you in arranging travel and accommodation for a seamless and stress-free experience. We support you every step of the way, ensuring your journey to Ponderas Hospital is comfortable and convenient.


Str. Nicolae Caramfil 85A, sector 1, Bucuresti