Bariatric surgery

Improve your quality of life, lose weight in the most effective way

Bariatric surgery at Vithas Xanit International Hospital

At the International Hospital we offer our patients the best minimally invasive techniques in Bariatric surgery to help you lose weight and gain in health.

Treats morbid obesity

Bariatric surgery (weight loss) is the only option currently that effectively treats morbid obesity in people for whom diet, exercise and treatments have failed. Indicated for people with a BMI> 35 or more than 40 kg / m2.

Improve your quality of life

Increase fertility, reduce blood glucose, blood pressure, sleep apnea and cholesterol levels.

Longer lasting results

Its objective is to reduce food absorption, thus decreasing daily caloric intake and combat obesity.

Personalized attention

The specialist will analyze your case and decide what type of bariatric surgery best suits your particular condition. A medical team will assist you in each treatment process to meet all your needs.


Our surgical team has extensive training in this area, with more than 20 years of experience in the field of weight loss surgery, which includes surgeries to reduce stomach, as well as gastric bypass surgeries that reduce absorption. All of this procedures are carried out by laparoscopy.


Reduces gastric capacity and stomach volume. By decreasing the capacity of the stomach, the transit of the food slows down and the patient experiences a feeling of satisfaction after eating. The most frequently used techniques are the gastric band and the gastric sleeve.


Restrictive surgeries in which a bypass surgery is also performed to decrease the absorption of food through the intestines. The most commonly used technique is gastric bypass. Almost all these bariatric surgery techniques are performed by laparoscopy, which guarantees a shorter and more favorable postoperative recovery.

Our Specialist

Norberto Gandara Adan, Head of General Surgery and Digestive System Surgery

Head of General Surgery and Digestive System Surgery at Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Why Vithas Xanit International Hospital?

  • The hospital has a team of more than 780 professionals and has 13,000 m2 with 106 individual rooms.
  • Vithas Xanit is specialized in medical tourism and medical treatments abroad for cross-border patients. We attend 600.000 patients every year, 40% of which are foreigners representing about 90 different nationalities.
  • Our multilingual staff speaking 15 languages, and available 24 hours a day, provides personalized care to our international patients.
  • We have received recognition for our quality care and have become the only private hospital in Andalusia and are one of the few in Spain to be accredited by the Joint Commission International.

Why Costa del Sol?

  • Direct flights from anywhere of the world.
  • Benalmadena is a coastal town located at the heart of the Costa del Sol between Malaga and Marbella/Puerto Banus. It is only 20 minutes away from each of them, and from Malaga International Airport.
  • There are many activities as golf courses, nautical activities, hiking, leisure activities and much more.
  • The municipality of Benalmadena is well known for its gastronomic offer: fish, seafood, traditional and home-made cuisine, without forgetting the Mediterranean cuisine.

Starting from 10300 €

Include: consultation with the surgeon, necessary medical tests, surgery, anesthesia, 4 days hospitalization, 24/7 personal assistance during your stay, revisions.

Surgeons with extensive experience

High-quality healthcare

Tailor treatment to each patient

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