Bariatric surgery

Obesity is a common disease. Dr. Thomas Köstler is one of the most experienced bariatric surgeons in Switzerland.

This website provides you with information about the surgical treatment of obesity (bariatric surgery) and the various surgical techniques such as gastric banding, gastric bypass or gastric sleeve.


Hospital Limmattal

Urdorferstrasse 100
CH – 8952 Schlieren

Phone: +41 44 733 21 26
Fax: +41 44 733 24 05

University Hospital Basel

Spitalstrasse 21/
Petersgraben 4
CH – 4031 Basel
Phone: +41 61 265 76 76

Performance spectrum

Dr. Köstler is an general surgeon.

He has worked in various hospitals, and this has allowed him to gather a wide range of surgical experience.

Bariatric surgery

Bariatric surgery is very complex and one of the most specialized abdominal surgeries. The GDK (Swiss Conference of Cantonal Health Directors) has granted the mandate to execute complex bariatric interventions only to a few hospitals in Switzerland.