Professor Thomas Hoelting, MD

Physician specialised in visceral and vascular surgery


A consultation with me is the first step for my patients to start their journey towards a leaner and healthier life. There’s nothing more motivating than hearing these three words from a patient: It’s not possible.


Career & Education

Since early 2020

Leading physician for Weight Doctors

Since 2008
Registered physician

2016 – 2020
Fee-based physician
Medical One GmbH

2002 – 2008
Chief Physician

Prior roles and training:

Surgical Clinic of the University of Heidelberg
Acquired additional qualifications in visceral and vascular surgery

Habilitation Fellowship from the DFG
University of California, San Francisco

Surgical specialist Training
University of Heidelberg

Studies in Human Medicine
University of Münster, University of Kiel and University of Heidelberg


Experience & expertise


Lead physician with the most experience in Germany in undertaking the revolutionary pose® procedure.


Specialist in the treatment of obesity with intragastric balloons: 4-month, 6-month and 12-month balloons.


Many years of experience in the field of minimally invasive visceral and vascular surgery.


Member of the following professional societies:

Professional Association of German Surgeons (BDC)

German Society for Surgery (DGCH)

German Society for Vascular Surgery (DGG)

German Society of Phlebology (DGP)


Get to know Professor Thomas Hoelting, MD


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