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Best Obesity Surgery Clinics in South Korea

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Obesity Surgery Clinics in South Korea


Best Obesity Surgery Clinics in South Korea

Being overweight and obese presents a lot of health problems such as high blood pressure, sleep apnea and diabetes. Despite the complexity of obesity as a disease, the good news is one can lose weight through Obesity or Bariatric Surgery.

Bariatric Surgery can be categorized as Restrictive, Malabsorptive or a Combination of both. Restrictive Surgeries work to reduce the size of the stomach which in turn decreases the amount of food it can consume. Examples of these types include Lap band Surgery (Adjustable gastric banding) and Gastric sleeve.

Meanwhile, the Malabsorptive type works to remove or rearrange a part the digestive system and then it works to limit the amount of calories our body absorbs. Pure malabsorptive operations are no longer performed as mostly implemented are Restrictive and Combination (Restrictive + Malabsorptive). Examples of Combination surgeries include Gastric Bypass and Duodenal Switch. However, the Among the most commonly performed bariatric surgeries are sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass.


Bariatric/Obesity surgery is a great option for individuals who:

  • Have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or higher (equivalent to 100 lbs. for men or 80 lbs. for women)
  • Have a lower BMI (bur are considered obese) and have major health concerns related to obesity, such as type 2 diabetes, cardiac disease, or severe sleep apnea
  • Have tried other means to lose weight but had unsuccessful results
  • Psychologically stable to undergo surgery
  • No psychotic or depressive disorder
  • No active drug or alcohol abuse


How much is the cost of bariatric surgery in South Korea?

There are two clinics you can go to in South Korea for bariatric surgery - Seoul 365mc Gastric Band Surgery Center and PlacidKorea-Ascle InterMed.

The cost of lap band surgery package in Seoul 365mc Gastric Band Surgery Center, ranges from $14,579 - $16,000. The package already includes hospital fees, transportation assistance, pre-op (assessment, x-ray, lab exams), dietary analysis, lap band procedure, surgeon and the anesthesiologist?s professional fees. The package also includes accommodation for the patient and a friend with meals and usage of amenities. The duration of treatment is only for three days wherein the lap band procedure is performed upon arriving to the hospital, then the second day will be considered the first pre-op day then the discharge will ensue on the last day. Meanwhile, in PlacidKorea-Ascle InterMed, both lap band and gastric bypass procedures are performed and they cost $26,000 -  $28,000.

Here is a compilation of the best clinics and packages for obesity surgery available in Seoul, South Korea. Search the best provider and price that suits your budget!




Name of the Clinic

Cost of Lap Band

Cost of Gastric Sleeve

Cost of Gastric Bypass
Seoul 365 mc Gastric Band Surgery Center $14,579 - $16,000    
PlacidKorea-Ascle Intermed $26,000 - $28,000 (and for Gastric Bypass)  

$26,000 - $28,000


Benefits of Bariatric Surgery:

  • Great tool to lose excess weight for long term
  • Increase the quality of your health
  • Resolve or improve obesity-related conditions, such as high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes
  • Improves your weight
  • You take less and less meds to treat obesity-related conditions


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