Bariatric team

We are happy to introduce you to our bariatric team, led by Professor Almantas Maleckas. At Nordbariatric we care about safety, comfort and successful results of our patients from all over the world. Our team consists of highly specialized medical professionals with years of professional experience. Each and everyone of them is ready to provide you with the best possible support in your journey towards a healthier life.

Leading bariatric surgeon Almantas Maleckas MD, PhD

  • Our surgeon Almantas Maleckas is a doctor of medical science
  • UK General Medical Council (GMC) certified
  • He performed over 6.000 bariatric operations
  • A pioneer in laparoscopic surgery in the region
  • More than 15 years working experience in Sweden, Gothenburg University hospital
  • Works both in Lithuania and Sweden, speaks fluent English and Swedish
  • London School of Economics graduate
  • Read more about our surgeon

Anesthesiologist - Aurika Karbonskiene

  • Over 25 years of experience as anesthesiologist
  • Over 15 years of experience as a bariatric anesthesiologist
  • Since 2008 – Associate Professor at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
  • Board member of Lithuanian Society of Anesthesiologists and Intensive Care Physicians
  • Member of the European Society of Anesthesiology
  • Researcher and coordinator at the Clinical Trial Network of European Society of Anesthesiology

Bariatric surgeon - Linas Venclauskas

  • Abdominal surgeon with over 15 years’ of experience
  • Specialises in minimally invasive surgery, surgical treatment of the upper gastrointestinal tract and bariatric surgery
  • Associate Professor at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
  • President of the Kaunas Society of Surgeons
  • A member of the European Hernia Society
  • Chairman of the Lithuanian Society of Hernia Surgery

Head nurse - Ausra Lazauskiene

  • Has been a bariatric nurse since 2013
  • Has worked as a nurse in Marlay Nursing Home in Dublin for 3 years
  • Has experience as a nurse for over 20 years
  • 17 years of experience working in the accident & emergency department
  • Regularly attends various professional development courses on providing first aid, postoperative and wound care

Nurse anesthetist - Rima Juskauskiene

  • Has worked as an anesthetist at LSMUL Kauno klinikos for over 10 years
  • Has worked as an anesthetist at Nordbariatric for over 5 years
  • Regularly attends various professional development courses in the fields of anesthesia, healthcare and adult resuscitation.