KarinDolezalova – Kormanova, MD


Since 2012 Lecturing Surgeon at 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague

Since 2009 OB klinika – Center for Metabolic, Bariatric and Minimally invasive surgery,

Prague, Czech Republic; Consultant Surgeon

2009 Surgery Specialization – Fellowship Exam

2002 – 2009 Center for Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Surgery, ISCARE – Lighthouse, Prague,

Czech Republic; Surgeon – Minimally invasive & Bariatric surgery

1999 – 2002 1st Surgical Department, Charles University Teaching Hospital Prague, Czech

Republic; Surgeon – General Surgery & Trauma Surgery

1999 Graduated – 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague


Received extensive training in Minimally invasive and Bariatric Surgery at the 1st Surgical

Dept., Charles University Hospital, Prague, Czech Rep.,

Continued with training in Clinical Center ISCARE – Lighthouse (under leadership of Prof. M.

Fried, PhD). Gained top level bariatric experience, with more than 1.000 bariatric

procedures performed individually until now.

Leads Bariatric Workshops for local and foreign bariatric surgeons in Prague.

Is responsible for “Hands-on” training for foreign and Czech bariatric surgeons in Prague.

Delivered lectures as Faculty in many countries around the world (Austria, Portugal, Japan,

France, India, Slovakia) and at international congresses (i.e. IFSO World Congresses, IFSO-EC

Meetings, Alpine meetings, etc.) .

Takes part in International obesity research programmes.

Priorities in the field of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

December 2009 The First in the Czech Republic and among the very first surgeons in

Europe to Perform Laparoscopic Greater Curvature Plication in humans on regular basis


Czech Surgical Society

Czech Obesity Society

Czech Bariatric Chapter

IFSO – International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity

IFSO – European Chapter

Has been a member of Organizing Committee of IFSO European Symposium, 2004.

Scientific work & publications

Delivered lectures at National as well as International Meetings & Congresses, such as:

2004 OSSICON, Mumbai, India

2004 IFSO World congress in Tokyo, Japan

2004 IFSO European symposium, Prague, Czech Republic

2005 IFSO Expert meeting, Saalfelden, Austria

2006 OSSICON, Pune, India

2006 IFSO European Congress, Lyon, France

2007 IFSO World Congress, Porto, Portugal

2008 IFSO Expert meeting, Saalfelden, Austria

2008 IFSO-EC Congress, Capri, Italy

2009 IFSO Expert meeting, Austria

2009 IFSO World congress in Paris, France

2009 IFSO-EC Congress, Laussane, Switzerland

2010 IFSO Expert meeting, Austria

2011 IFSO World Congress, Hamburg, Germany

2011 IFSO Expert meeting, Austria

2012 IFSO Expert meeting, Austria

2012 European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) Congress, Lyon, France

As the 1st author and co-author, has published various articles on Laparoscopic gastric

banding topic, mainly in journals with high Impact Factors (IF).

Is active in the field of research of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders:

2006 – 2008 Co-investigator in Multi-center, International research on Pressure-guided

adjustments of the AGB

Since 2009 Co-invesigator in Grant of European Diabetes Association

Since 2009 Co-investigator in Multi-centre, International Research of Long-term results of

Greater Curvature Plication (LGCP)

Dr. Karina Dolezalova

Dr. Karina Dolezalova