Dr. med. Sylvia Weiner


Born: 30.03.1979


2004-2005 Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen, Germany

1998-2004 Julius-Maximilian-University, Würzburg, Germany

Clinical Traineeship

Melbourne/ Australia, New York/ NY, Frankfurt/ Main, Germany


Cape Town/ South Africa, Bad Homburg, Germany


2009 Witten-Herdecke-University, Witten/ Herdecke, Germany

Certfication and Licensure:

2015 Specialist General Surgery, Hessen, Germany

2005 Medical Licence, Hessen, Germany

Graduate Medical Training:

2015 Department of General Surgery, Northwest Hospital, Frankfurt/ Main Germany

2014-2015 Department of General Surgery, Sachsenhausen Hospital, Frankfurt/ Main, Germany

2014 Department of General surgery, City Hospital of Bad Soden, Germay

Professional Experience:

2017 cont. senior Physician Obesity, Metabolic and Minimal Invasive Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Northwest Hospital, Frankfurt/ Main Germany

Honors and Awards

Scholarship Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Germany

2014 Scholarship IFSO, European Chapter

Publication and Presentations

Obesity and metabolic surgery in type 1 diabetes mellitus.

Raab H, Weiner RA, Frenken M, Rett K, Weiner S.

Nutr Hosp. 2013 Mar;28 Suppl 2:31-4. doi: 10.3305/nh.2013.28.sup2.6711.

Quality of life of diabetic patients with medical or surgical treatment.

Weiner S, Neugebauer EA.

Nutr Hosp. 2013 Mar;28 Suppl 2:66-77. doi: 10.3305/nh.2013.28.sup2.6716.

Early Post-operative Complications: Incidence, Management, and Impact on Length of Hospital Stay. A Retrospective Comparison Between Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy.

Weiner RA, El-Sayes IA, Theodoridou S, Weiner SR, Scheffel O.

Obes Surg. 2013 Jul 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Failure of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy--further procedure?

Weiner RA, Theodoridou S, Weiner S.

Obes Facts. 2011;4 Suppl 1:42-6. doi: 10.1159/000327343. Epub 2011 Apr 4.

Analysis of safety and efficacy of intragastric balloon in extremely obese patients.

Göttig S, Daskalakis M, Weiner S, Weiner RA.

Obes Surg. 2009 Jun;19(6):677-83. doi: 10.1007/s11695-009-9820-z. Epub 2009 Mar 17.

Mapping utility scores from a disease-specific quality-of-life measure in bariatric surgery patients.

Sauerland S, Weiner S, Dolezalova K, Angrisani L, Noguera CM, García-Caballero M, Rupprecht F, Immenroth M.

Value Health. 2009 Mar-Apr;12(2):364-70. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-4733.2008.00442.x.

Validation of the adapted Bariatric Quality of Life Index (BQL) in a prospective study in 446 bariatric patients as one-factor model.

Weiner S, Sauerland S, Weiner R, Cyzewski M, Brandt J, Neugebauer E.

Obes Facts. 2009;2 Suppl 1:63-6. doi: 10.1159/000198263. Epub 2009 Mar 18.

Validity of the Czech, German, Italian, and Spanish version of the Moorehead-Ardelt II questionnaire in patients with morbid obesity.

Sauerland S, Weiner S, Hausler E, Dolezalova K, Angrisani L, Noguera CM, García-Caballero M, Immenroth M.

Obes Facts. 2009;2 Suppl 1:57-62. doi: 10.1159/000198262. Epub 2009 Mar 18.

[The gastric balloon--a retrospective cohort analysis of 634 patients].

Engert RB, Weiner R, Weiner S, Matkowitz R, Göttig S, Daskalakis M, Merkle R.

Obes Facts. 2009;2 Suppl 1:24-6. doi: 10.1159/000198245. Epub 2009 Mar 18. German.

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy--influence of sleeve size and resected gastric volume.

Weiner RA, Weiner S, Pomhoff I, Jacobi C, Makarewicz W, Weigand G.

Obes Surg. 2007 Oct;17(10):1297-305.

Early results with a new telemetrically adjustable gastric banding.

Weiner RA, Korenkov M, Matzig E, Weiner S, Karcz WK, Junginger T.

Obes Surg. 2007 Jun;17(6):717-21. Erratum in: Obes Surg. 2007 Jul;17(7):996.

Initial clinical experience with telemetrically adjustable gastric banding.

Weiner RA, Korenkov M, Matzig E, Weiner S, Karcz WK.

Surg Technol Int. 2006;15:63-9.

[Surgical treatment of obesity and its side effects is effective].

Weiner S, Karcz W, Rosenthal A, Pomhoff I, Weiner R.

MMW Fortschr Med. 2006 May 4;148(18):29-32. German.

The Bariatric Quality of Life index: a measure of well-being in obesity surgery patients.

Weiner S, Sauerland S, Fein M, Blanco R, Pomhoff I, Weiner RA.

Obes Surg. 2005 Apr;15(4):538-45.

New advances in laparoscopic treatment of morbid obesity.

Weiner RA, Pomhoff I, Schramm M, Weiner S, Blanco-Engert R.

Surg Technol Int. 2004;13:79-90. Review.

Laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch: three different duodeno-ileal anastomotic techniques and initial experience.

Weiner RA, Blanco-Engert R, Weiner S, Pomhoff I, Schramm M.

Obes Surg. 2004 Mar;14(3):334-40.

Outcome after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, using the Lap-Band and the Heliogast band: a prospective randomized study.

Blanco-Engert R, Weiner S, Pomhoff I, Matkowitz R, Weiner RA.

Obes Surg. 2003 Oct;13(5):776-9.

Outcome after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding - 8 years experience.

Weiner R, Blanco-Engert R, Weiner S, Matkowitz R, Schaefer L, Pomhoff I.

Obes Surg. 2003 Jun;13(3):427-34.

Memberships and Associations:

International Federation for Surgery in Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Allgemein- und Viszeralchirurgie (DGAV)

Deutsche Adipositas Gesellschaft (DAG)

Berufsverband Deutscher Chirurgen (BDC)