Hans Werner Sudholt, MD

Physician specialising in internal medicine


After more than 10 years of practical experience with intragastric balloons and completing thousands of balloon treatments, it can be said that the intragastric balloon has given patients the courage and energy to embrace life.


Career & Education

Since early 2020

Physician for the Weight Doctors

Since 2017
Registered physician
Wertheim am Main

2011 – 2018
Fee-based physician
Medical One GmbH

1985 – 2012
Chief Physician and Head of the Internal Division of Wertheim Municipal Hospital, today the Red Cross Clinic

Previous roles and training:

Municipal Hospital Bielefeld-Rosenhoehe
Acquired additional specialisation for internal medicine and active as a senior physician

Medical activities in Cuxhaven and Osnabrueck
Promotion to MD
University of Münster

Studies of Human Medicine
University of Münster


Experience & expertise

Since the end of the 2000s, Dr. Sudholt has successfully treated several thousand patients with an intragastric balloon

Dr. Sudholt is one of the first practicing physicians in Germany for weight loss treatments with the intragastric balloon

Scientific research focusing on the development of the intragastric balloon as a suitable treatment method in the field of obesity medicine makes Dr. Sudholt one of the pioneers of the intragastric balloon.

Dr. Sudholt is co-author of three standard publications “Endosonography” (published by Thieme Publishers)

Member of the following professional associations:

German Society for Internal Medicine (DGIM)

German Society for Endoscopy and Imaging Techniques (DGE-BV)

German Society for Gastroenterology, Digestive and Metabolic Diseases (DGVS)

Society for Gastroenterology in Bavaria (GFGB)

Southwest German Society for Gastroenterology (SWDGG)



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