As the single largest health risk in Malaysia, obesity knows no age, race or creed. With the new unit making its way to Gleneagles Hospital Kuala Lumpur (GKL) in 2019, we are one of a few in the country completely dedicated to providing clinically obese patients a one-stop centre for consultation, treatment and surgical options for safe and effective weight loss for health improvement benefits.
Tackling the Obesity Epidemic Together
Being the South East Asia’s fattest nation, we need help. Problems with weight can take a toll on you physically, mentally and emotionally. Often, help is only sought when conditions are severe. Knowing the early warnings of obesity can help you seek the right help and treatment.
Signs of clinically severe obesity — or morbid obesity — are:
- Being over 200% of your ideal weight
- Being more than 100 pounds overweight
- Having a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or higher
At GKL, we work to make a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care and value-based integrated healthcare. We see and treat everyone who walks through our doors like a family member.
Find comfort and confidence in our team of qualified doctors, nurses and therapists who will be with you throughout your weight loss journey and are ready to provide the best possible care a state of the art facilities.
Led by Dato’ Dr. Nik Ritza, the Bariatric Care team at GKL comes well experienced in providing the right treatment for you. You will have a team of sound professionals in weight management with you at every step of your journey to health.
Types of Treatment:
- Gastric bypass
- Sleeve gastrectomy
- Gastric bypass omega loop (Mini gastric bypass)
- Gastric banding
- Duodenal switch
Don’t struggle in silence. Reach out to us today for help.