ISCARE Bariatric Surgery Team

The adiposity surgery team at the clinical centre ISCARE provides a high quality complex treatment of adiposity, including bariatric surgery. The team consists of internal specialists – obesitologist (expert in adiposity), nutrition specialist, physiotherapist, psychologist, gastroenterologist, surgeons. There are all specialists present in the clinic and make it therefore unique.

The target is getting closer to our patients, do a pre-operative assessment and find the optimal procedure to grant a long term weight loss and eliminate or prevent diseases accompanied by adiposity.

The Centre for Obesity Treatment is the largest centre for surgical treatment of obesity in the Czech Republic and ranks among the five biggest centres of this kind in Europe. The ISCARE surgeons are responsible for more than 400 bariatric surgery procedures per year. This is one of the many reasons why you can be totally confident in their abilities, experience and high quality service.

Doctor Pavel Beňo, M.D. is a specialist in the field of bariatric surgery, laparoscopic surgery and surgery of hiatus esophageal. With over 35 years of practice, he is one of the most sought for surgeons in the Czech Republic.

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Pavel Beňo, M.D. - CV

Dr. med. Pavel Beňo - Lebenslauf

Pavel Beňo, M.D. - CV (PDF, 315 kB)

Professional education:

  • 1986 Second degree certificate in general surgery
  • 1981 First degree certificate in general surgery
  • 1978 Postgraduate aviation medicine course
  • 1977 Postgraduate training at the Central Military Hospital in Prague
  • 1977 Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Hradec Kralove

Professional experience:

  • since 2016 Clinical center ISCARE I.V.F. a.s., Prague
  • 3/2008 - 2016 Independent doctor - surgeon
  • 2001 – 3/2008 Hospital Na Homolce , Prague
  • 1993 - 2001 Hospital Na Homolce, Prague
  • 1979 Central Military Hospital, Prague
  • 1978 Air Force ČR, Klecany

Professional Trainings:

  • 2016 Training in robotic surgery (Strasbourg)
  • 2016 Advanced training in bariatric surgery (Tel Aviv, Israel)
  • 2004 Training in robotic surgery (Paris, Los Angeles)
  • 2004 Training in the bariatric surgery (Strasbourg, Vienna, Paris)
  • 1998 The postgraduate course in laparoscopic surgery (Prague)
  • 1993 The postgraduate course in laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery (Prague, Brno)
  • 1990 Training in thoracic surgery instead of ILF Prague
  • 1990 Graduate course in disaster medicine

Professional memberships:

  • 2006 Robotic surgery association
  • 2006 IFSO international society for surgery of metabolic obesity
  • 2005 Bariatric surgery division of Czech surgical and obesitological society
  • 2005 Obesity society JEP
  • 1995 Minimally invasive and endoscopic surgery section of Czech surgical society
  • 1993 Czech company of hepatobillary surgery
  • 1979 Czech surgical society JEP


  • English active
  • German active


Author and coauthor of more than 40 publications in Czech and foreign literature in particular fields of robotic surgery, bariatric surgery, endoscopic and minimally invasive surgery, koloproctology, thoracic surgery, endocrinosurgery, kardiosurgery, biochemistry.