The European Weight Loss Centre Ltd - EWLC

At The European Weight Loss Centre Ltd (EWLC) in Prague we have a truly world class team bringing you combined experience of more than 40 years in the field of Obesity Surgery and Weight Loss Procedures such as the Gastric Band and Gastric Balloon. One thing all of our team members have in common, is dedication in helping you to achieve your goals and to provide all our clients with world beating clinical standards, professional services and client care. Our primary procedures are the Gastric Balloon and the Gastric Band.

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KEY MEMBERS of our team:

Dr Anna Jungwirthova - Gastro Enterologist

Dr_Anna_Jungwirthova_our_Expert_Gastro_Enterologist_ReSizedDr Anna Jungwirthova is recognised as one of Europe’s leading GastroEnterologists having performed over 3000 endoscopic procedures and many hundreds of Gastric Balloon insertions. She regularly travels abroad to lecture and train various Surgeons, Doctors and Clinical staff in Endoscopic techniques. Dr Anna is also an expert in the provision of the BIB Gastric Balloon in Prague, having performed many, many hundreds of Gastric Balloon procedures in Prague. It would be difficult to find a clinician, anywhere, with more expertise and experience in these specialist areas. Dr Anna was recently officially recognised by the President of Fujinon (Japan) and featured on National T.V. in recognition of her having performed more than 3000 endoscopic procedures.


Dr Michael Vrany - Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgeon

Dr_Michael_Vrany_Our_Expert_Weight_Loss_SurgeonDr Michael Vrany is an expert in the field of Bariatric (Obesity) Surgical Medicine and is widely regarded as one of the true pioneers in Laparoscopic and Bariatric (weight loss) surgery he is regarded as one of the finest and most experienced surgeons in Europe providing LAGB (Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band) procedures, having performed many thousands of procedures since the early 1990’s. As well as being one of the world's leading surgeons in the field of Bariatric (Obesity) surgery, he is also currently Head Surgeon at Jablonec nad Nisou Hospital. Dr Vrany is a cofounder of laparoscopic and bariatric surgery in the Czech Republic, one of the most experienced and qualified professionals in this specialist area of obesity surgery. Since 1996 Dr Vrany has performed over 4000 Gastric Band and Gastric Bypass surgeries.


Membership of Professional Bodies and Societies.
Dr Vrany is the Co-founder of Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, Czech Republic
International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO) - Member
Bariatric Surgery Society - Board Member
Czech Surgical Society - Board Member
Minimally Invasive Surgical Society - Board Member
Coloproctal Society - Board Member
Oncology Society - Board Member


Dr George Jungwirth - Head of Surgery
Dr_George_Jungwirth_Head_Surgeon_General_and_Bariatric_SurgeyDr Jungwirth is our Head Surgeon. He is also regarded as one of the top Bariatric (Weight Loss) surgeons in Central Europe. Dr Jungwirth's surgical career began in 1987 at the surgical department of Pelhrimov hospital. In December 1989 he joined the Surgery clinic FNKV in Prague, where he worked as a secondary physician and lecturer involved in teaching medical students until 1999. In 1988-1992 he worked as a junior doctor with Slavia Prague Football Club. Throughout his surgical career to date, Dr Jungwirth has concentrated on General Surgery and since 1993 he has specialised in laparoscopic surgery (also known as keyhole surgery). To date Dr Jungwirth has conducted more than 3,500 laparoscopic operations in the abdominal cavity; gall bladder surgery, appendectomy, inguinal hernias and abdominal wall hernias, etc. Dr Jungwirth has also performed 300 operations on cancer of the colon and rectum as well as approximately 3000 operations for benign disease of the rectum, hemorrhoids, fistulas and anal fissures. It would be very hard to find a more qualified, experienced and caring surgeon.

Natasha - Your Client Liaison Manager

Natasha_DNatasha has been involved in the fields of Cosmetic Surgery and Weight Loss Surgery procedures (Gastric Balloon / Gastric Band) for over 10 years and is involved in the overseeing of virtually all of your needs, from helping to arrange your flights, transport and accommodation, to liaising with you after your procedure and assisting in the ‘After – Care’ process.

Natasha is a very valuable member of our team. She is meticulous and has an eye for detail and nothing is too much trouble for her. A very caring individual and a key player in your after care process. NO question is too small or too big for her to answer as she is always willing to help, in any way she can, to assist you in a general ongoing basis and to achieve your goals in the longer term!



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