Obesity area

The Obesity Area at the Clínica has a multidisciplinary team of specialists from a number of departments including nurses and nutritionists.

The Area has leading technology for the body composition evaluation (Bod-Pod [SP]) and a caloric output calculation using an indirect calorimetry [SP]. These tests, which are not available in all health centres, are carried out on a daily basis at the Clínica, for all our patients.

We work alongside our Metabolic Research Laboratory to develop new lines of clinical and basic investigation in order to offer our patients the latest and most effective treatment alternatives. This is led by Dr. Frühbeck, a specialist at the Clínica and the President of the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO).

We have a highly specialised team of nurses and nutritionists to work with our patients with obesity problems. Throughout the whole process, we offer follow-up care over the telephone or in person, guaranteeing continued patient care. We aim to give our patients all the necessary information to help them continue to lose the proposed amount of weight. 

Programme 1 for obese patients without other added complications. [Video only available in Spanish]

For more than 12 years, we have worked with established programmes that are continuously being reviewed, which enables us to optimise patient care".

For over 12 years, the Obesity Area has worked with established programmes, which are being constantly revised and allow us to optimise our patient care.

In their first evaluation, an ideal programme for each patient is established and, in this way, we are able to provide better medical care.

In the Obesity Area we treat the following diseases:

To carry out a good diagnosis of a disease, the Clínica Universidad de Navarra has several medical programmes and advanced technology, which is often not available in other medical centres.

Personalised care for each patient is one of our main concerns, along with the appropriate treatment of diseases.

  • Individualised medical plan
  • Personalised nutritional follow-up care
  • Intragastric balloon
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Aesthetic techniques for improved results

> Learn more about treatments for the obesity

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Obese patients without added complications

Programme 1

Obese patients without other added complications. [Video only available in Spanish]

Obese patients with cardiovascular risk

Programme 2

Obese patients with cardiovascular risk factors. [Video only available in Spanish]

Obese patients with associated complications

Programme 3

Obese patients with associated complications. [Video only available in Spanish]

Complex obese patients: bariatric surgery

Programme 4

Complex obese patients with bariatric surgical indication. [Video only available in Spanish]

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RESEARCH

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Increased IL-32 Levels in Obesity Promote Adipose Tissue Inflammation and Extracellular Matrix Remodeling. Effect of Weight Loss
Diabetes Sep 14, 201

Dr. Javier Gómez Ambrosi [SP]

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Dra. Victoria Catalán Goñi [SP]

Departamento de Endocrinología y Nutrición

Dr. Camilo Silva Froján [SP]

Departamento de Endocrinología y Nutrición

Dr. Javier Salvador Rodríguez

Departamento de Endocrinología y Nutrición

Dr. Rafael Moncada Durruti

Departamento de Anestesia y Cuidados Intensivos

Dr. Manuel Landecho Acha [SP]

Departamento de Medicina Interna

One moment, I´d lost the battle, but the next, I was triumphant, after coming to the Clínica, where bariatric surgery was a possibility thanks to the professionals who, humanely and medically, helped me to defeat my obesity”.

Nieves S.

A patient who underwent bariatric surgery

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