241 Maskavas street, Riga, Latvia

Clinic and Surgeon

Our independent, smart surgical unit in Riga, Latvia can only be compared to the highest rated medical institutions located across Europe.

The comfortable, private rooms come with all modern conveniences including, flat screen television, air conditioning and wifi. A friend or member of your family may also reside with you in your private room, for the duration of your stay.

Although the hospital is conveniently located in Riga, it is quiet and peaceful. The medical and nursing teams at the hospital are focused on patient needs, and both doctors and nurses are available 24 hours a day. Our medical personnel have focus and attention on the safety and comfort of our patients.

Our surgeons and medical personnel are highly experienced. All our doctors have been accredited and have approval to operate in the European Union.

Our leading bariatric surgeon is specialised in Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Mini-Gastric Bypass and Revisional Bariatric surgeries, with over thirty years experience in general surgery and over fifteen years experience in weight loss surgery.

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Dr. Igors Troickis
Leading Bariatric Surgeon
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BMI Range

Gastriс Sleeve    BMI 30+
Gastric Bypass    BMI 35+

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Dr. Igors Troickis – Leading Bariatric Surgeon

Our lead surgeon is also Chief Physician at the Clinic. Dr. Troickis is a prominent surgeon, with over 30 years experience in general surgery and over 15 years experience in bariatric surgery. He performs over 500 procedures annually.

Specializations

✓ Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Mini Gastric Bypass

✓ Revisional Bariatric Surgery

✓ Specialising particularly in laparoscopic surgery, additionally acquiring in-depth mastery of abdominal cavity operations in colorectal and bariatric surgery, hernia and abdominal operations.

✓ Intestine, stomach laparoscopic method

✓ Colon operations, proctological operations, diaphragmatic hernia, groin hernia, thyroid gland operations

✓ Bile duct and abdominal hernia operations

Speaks fluent English

Education

✓ Dr. Troickis graduated from Riga P.Stradina University in 1991 in general surgery.

✓ TYCO Healthcare Education Centre, Elancourt, France. Bariatric master class Dr. Jean-Louis Alle Centre Hospitalier de Tivoli.

✓ Surgery Department Azienda Unita Sanitaria Locale di Reggio Emilia Ospedale di Guastalla, Italy.

✓ Private Clinic Oslo Norway. Bariatric surgery training (Roux-Y Gastric Bypass).

✓ Private Clinic Stockholm, Sweden. Bariatric surgery training (Roux-Y Gastric Bypass).

✓ TSt. Claraspital Basel “Swiss Endos” Freiburg, Switzerland. Bariatric surgery training (sleeve gastrectomy) PD Dr. med. R.Petereli Prof. Dr. med.Th. Peters.

✓ Sahlgrenska Hospital, University of Gothenburg. Revisional bariatric surgery.

✓ Long Beach Los Angeles, USA. IFSO2010 XV World Congress.

✓ New Delhi, India. IFSO 2012 XVII World Congress.

✓ Montréal, Canada. IFSO 2014 XIX World Congress.

✓ Riga, Latvia. BAS The 4th Congress of Baltic Association Of Surgeons.

✓ Bruges, Belgium. Advanced Course In Revisional Procedures & Management of Complex Cases in Bariatric surgery.

Memberships

✓ Member of the Latvian bariatric surgeon association
✓ Member of the Latvian surgeon association

DR. MAKSIMS MUKANS – LEADING BARIATRIC SURGEON

✓ Operates at the “Health Centre Association” Surgery Clinic “AIWA Clinic”.

✓ From 2016 to 2018, Dr. Mukans worked at the Riga’s “Bikur Holim” Hospital (from 2017 to 2018 Head of Surgical Department).

✓ From 2011 to 2018, Dr. Mukans worked at the Riga Eastern Clinical University Hospital “Gaiļezers” in the Emergency Medical Assistance Admissions Client, providing emergency and urgent operational assistance.

✓ Dr. Mukans has worked at Jūrmala Hospital’s Emergency Admissions Clinic providing trauma care and operational assistance in stomach pathology cases.

Specializations

✓ Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Mini Gastric Bypass

✓ Conducts various types of stomach operations laparoscopically: hernia repair, gall bladder operations, growth redivision, stomach reduction operations (bariatric) etc.

✓ Dr. Mukans conducts various types of soft tissue operations: growth excision, treatment of septic processes and surgical treatment of minor injuries.

✓ Consults in instances of gastrointestinal tract diseases, including rectal, gallbladder, hernias (groin, post-operation, naval, diaphragm), bariatric surgery (weight reducing), gastroesophageal reflux disease patients.

Speaks fluent English

Education

✓ In 2011, Dr. Mukans graduated from Riga Stradiņš University. He has completed a general surgery residency at the Riga Eastern Clinical University Hospital “Gaiļezers”.

✓ Has taken advanced laparoscopy and bariatric surgery courses in Romania (2017, 2018) and Estonian (2018).

✓ Dr. Mukans has augmented his knowledge and presented reports regarding his scientific activity at world congresses in laparoscopy, bariatrics, emergency and bile duct surgery in South Korea, France, Finland, Netherlands, Romania, Germany, Croatia and Lithuania.

✓ From 2015 to 2018, Dr. Mukans has taught assistant doctors in surgery at Riga Stradiņš University’s Red Cross College of Medicine. Dr. Mukans consults on medical statistics.

✓ Dr. Mukans has studied the performance of minimally invasive manipulations in ultrasound control (biopsy, drainage) and evaluation of stomach pathologies.

PUBLICATIONS

He is the co-author of several international publications: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/

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