Weight Loss Surgery Lithuania – Myths Busted!

Did you know that weight loss surgery in Lithuania can save upto 68% of your costs compared to the UK?

Unbelievable right? Well, read the article and find out for yourself.
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Why Choose Lithuania for Weight Loss Surgery?

Lithuania is among the top 10 best countries for medical tourism in the world.[1]LitCare
An All-Inclusive Medical Tourism
“Specialists define Lithuania as the one of 10 Best Countries for Medical Tourism in the World.”
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Furthermore, below are some benefits listed for choosing Lithuania.

? Pocket-Friendly

Lithuania can help you save 60-68% on treatment costs.

Lithuania has low-cost treatments because of the low cost of living and not due to low quality.[2]MY LIFE ELSEWHERE
“The United Kingdom is 2.0 times more expensive than Lithuania.”
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? Best Facilities

Our partner hospital provides the best treatment and facilities.

The hospital aims at making your treatment reliable and comfortable with the best care.

?‍⚕️ Multilingual Staff

The hospital’s surgeons and staff can communicate in their native language and English.

They ensure the language does not become a barrier.

?️ Soothing Vacation

Along with a cheap treatment, you get to explore the beauty and history of Lithuania.

The tales of its culture and many more things related to Lithuania.

All the reasons above feel like one should once explore Lithuania. If not, then let’s explore the cost of weight loss surgery in Lithuania in detail.

Cost of Weight Loss Surgery in Lithuania

Weight loss surgery costs in Lithuania are 60-68% lower than in the UK.

A gastric sleeve in Lithuania costs € 5,500. Whereas the same would cost € 12,865 in the UK if you are uninsured.

The table below has detailed prices

Cost Comparision – Lithuania VS UK
Procedure Lithuania UK Savings
Sleeve Gastrectomy € 5,500 € 12,865 57%
Gastric Bypass Surgery € 5,500 € 17,540 68%
Gastric Plication € 5,500 € 17,500 68%
Prices are case-dependent. Contact our team to get a FREE QUOTE today!

Best Clinic for Weight Loss Surgery in Lithuania

Fi Clinica, Lithuania

The clinic is one of the largest healthcare clinics in the Baltics.
Fi Clinica | Best Hospital in Lithuania

Fi Clinica, Lithuania

The Clinic

  • Has a team of 100+ specialists
  • Treats patients out of which 50% are foreigners
  • Performs 2000+ treatments on the annual basis
  • Licensed by the State Accreditation Service for Health Care Activities under the Ministry of Health

Additionally, 99% of surgeries performed at the clinic do not require any additional adjustment.

To book an appointment, connect with our team.

Best Weight Loss Surgeon in Lithuania

Our partner hospital is the hub of well-trained specialists for any surgical procedure.

You can find details of the best weight loss surgeons in Lithuania below.

Vitalijus Eismontas: MD, Ph.D., Abdominal, Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Vitalijus Eismontas | Weight Loss Surgery Lithuania

Name Vitalijus Eismontas
Licence 2006 MPL-08423 (Medical Surgeon), Vilnius

2011 MPL-16907 (Abdominal Surgeon), Vilnius

Experience 20+ years
Education 1994 – 2000 Medical Studies at the Kaunas University of Medicine

2000 – 2001 Primary Medical Practice in Telšiai Hospital

2001 – 2006 Residency of Surgery at the Kaunas University of Medicine

Seminars 2011 Good Clinical Practice Training (ICH / GCP) (duration 8 hours), Marupe, AMBER CRO, Latvia

2015 Betis no. 2015-47 Good Clinical practice improvement training (duration 4 hours), Vilnius, Lithuania

Zilvinas Dambrauskas: MD, Ph.D., Abdominal, Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Zilvinas Dambrauskas

Name Žilvinas Dambrauskas
Licence 2007 MPL – 09624 (Abdominal Surgeon), Kaunas, Lithuania
Experience 20+ years
Education 2007 – 2008 International Studies for Multidisciplinary Treatment of Morbid Obesity, Karolinska Institute Stockholm, Sweden.

2005 Doctoral Dissertation, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany.

2001 – 2002 Primary residency at Kaunas Clinical Hospital.

1995 – 2001 Master’s degree in Medicine, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences.

Memberships Member of the Lithuanian Bariatric Surgery and International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders.

Board Member at the European Digestive Surgery Organization.

Education Committee Member at United European Gastroenterology Community.

To book a treatment, fill out the request quote form.

Types of Weight Loss Surgery in Lithuania

Sleeve Gastrectomy in Lithuania

The Procedure is also known as laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.

In this process, the surgeon removes 80% of the stomach using surgical staplers.

The surgeon frees the stomach from organs around after removing the excess stomach, the part left looks like a banana.

Bariatric Surgery Procedures
“The Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy often called the “sleeve”, is performed by removing approximately 80% of the stomach. The remaining stomach is the size and shape of a banana. The Procedure The stomach is freed from organs around it. Surgical staplers are used to remove 80% of the stomach, making it much smaller.”
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Gastric Bypass Surgery in Lithuania

This surgery’s focus is to reduce the stomach size so that one can feel full even with less food.

After gastric bypass, the food no longer reaches the areas where it gets absorbed.

Therefore your body will not get all the calories from your food.

Gastric Bypass Surgery
Source: Medline Plus[4]Medline Plus
Gastric bypass surgery
“After the surgery, your stomach will be smaller. You will feel full with less food. The food you eat will no longer go into some parts of your stomach and small intestine that absorb food.”
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Gastric Plication in Lithuania

This surgery is a minimally invasive weight loss surgery.

In this surgery, your stomach capacity is reduced by nearly 3 ounces.

It restricts the ability of the stomach to hold food, for this reason, it is also called restrictive surgery.

Gastric plication can be undone as no part of the stomach is removed.

Gastric Plication
Source: UC San Diego Health[5]UC Sa Diego Health
Gastric Plication
“Laparoscopic gastric plication is a newer minimally invasive weight-loss surgery technique that reduces the size of the stomach capacity to approximately 3 ounces… It is a restrictive weight-loss surgery, meaning that it restricts the amount of food the stomach can hold… Also, unlike the gastric sleeve procedure, gastric plication may be reversible because a portion of the stomach is not removed.”
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Medical Tourism in Lithuania

Kaunas, Lithuania is called the European capital of culture.[6]Lithuania
“This year, the title of European Capital of Culture was bestowed upon Kaunas, which will host over 1,000 different events in the city and its district.”
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The country is located in northern Europe, which is in fact the geographical center of the continent.[7]Lithuania
Where is Lithuania located?
“the geographical center of Europe is in fact found in Lithuania.”
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If you plan to visit Lithuania, you must explore:



  • Port-city Klaipėda
  • Curonian Spit dunes
  • Druskininkai health resort

Port-city Klaipėda

Port City

Curonian Spit dunes

Curonian Spit dunes

Druskininkai health resort

Druskininkai health resort

Food & Beverages

  • Šaltibarščiai (beetroot soup)
  • Cepelinai (meat-filled potato dumplings)
  • Gira (kvass – a drink made from brown bread)








? Documents

Negative COVID-19 test result.

Visa – not required for a stay upto 90 days.

Passport3 months validity and less than 10 years old.

Source: Gov.UK[8]Gov. UK
“have a negative COVID-19 test result on arrival or complete a passenger questionnaire…less than 10 years old… valid for at least 3 months… for up to 90 days in any 180-day period without a visa.”
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✈️ Flights

Lithuania has direct flights from the UK. Generally, the flight duration is between 2:40 hrs to 3 hrs.

For instance:

Departure Duration Arrival Stops
London Luton Airport (LTN) 2 hr 40 min Kaunas International Airport (KUN) Non-Stop
London Luton Airport (LTN) 2 hr 40 min Riga International Airport (RIX) Non-Stop


? General Tips

  • In public indoor places, respirators (at least FFP2 grade) must be worn instead of regular facemasks.
  • People without Covid-19 symptoms can exit isolation after 7 days of a positive test.
  • Call the COVID-19 hotline tel. 1808, to take a Covid19 test.
  • There are some public health restrictions in Lithuania. Click here to find out.
Source: Lithuania – DFA[9]LIthuania – DFA
“General Travel Advice Current public health restrictions in place in Lithuania… call the COVID-19 hotline tel. 1808”
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Is Weight Loss Surgery in Lithuania Safe?

For Patients

Our partner hospital and support staff are well trained and highly experienced.

In fact, they are equipped with state-of-the-art technologies. They ensure your safety and comfort at every step.

Medical tourism corporation has been providing the best doctors and hospitals to its clients for 15 years.

If you choose us, be rest assured because your safety is our priority.

For Tourists

Lithuania is relatively a safe place. It has lower crime rates.[10]World Nomads
Is Lithuania Safe? 4 Important Safety Tips for Travelers
“Lithuania is a relatively safe place to visit, with a low crime rate.”
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However, one must take the basic safety precautions as they would anywhere in the world.

  • Drink responsibly.
  • Don’t stay out late or past dark.
  • Don’t go to places that are risky.
  • Never get involved in political or any disputes.
  • Follow safety measures implemented by authorities.
  • Always follow the advice of trustworthy people like your hotel or hospital staff.
  • If you do thorough research and follow the above points, you should be safe.

Weight Loss Surgery in Lithuania – Reviews

Amazing service, very professional! Gorgeous and extra clean 5star clinic. My surgeon couldn’t done a better job she actually surprised me how well she finished me up, I’m Very satisfied and couldn’t recommend this place enough.

-Swa Shorty⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

This Clinic is something amazing, Feels like all the best from all the world just behind Fi Clinica door! “Fi Clinica” – is one of the largest clinics in the Baltic States surrounded by spectacular nature of the largest oak park in Europe.

-Ruta Degutiene⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

FAQs for Weight Loss Surgery Lithuania

What is the safest weight loss surgery in Lithuania?

Sleeve Gastrectomy is considered as the most common, and the safe in bariatric surgeries.[11]National Library of Medicine
Sleeve Gastrectomy
“Weight loss surgery is considered a safe and durable treatment option for obesity.”
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It is also highly successful for long-term weight reduction and type 2 diabetes remission.[12]ASMBS
Bariatric Surgery Procedures
“Highly effective for long-term weight loss and remission of type 2 diabetes.”
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Final Word

Weight loss surgery in Lithuania is a perfect choice if you seek affordable treatment.

Lithuania not only offers low–cost weight loss surgery but also ensures high treatment quality.

To book your surgery, contact our team today.


1. LitCare – An All-Inclusive Medical Tourism
2. MY Life Elsewhere – Cost Of Living Comparision
3. ASMBS – Bariatric Surgery Procedures
4. Medline Plus – Gastric bypass surgery
5. UC Sa Diego Health – Gastric Plication
6. Lithuania – Kaunas
7. Lithuania – Where is Lithuania located?
8. Gov. UK – Lithuania
9. Lithuania – DFA – Lithuania
10. World Nomads – Is Lithuania Safe? 4 Important Safety Tips for Travelers
11. National Library of Medicine – Sleeve Gastrectomy
12. ASMBS – Bariatric Surgery Procedures

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