Maria Iliakova, MD

Dr. Maria Iliakova is a surgeon that focuses on the quality of life for her patients.
She specializes in bariatric and foregut surgery, weight management, and general surgery.

Our weight management team at Mercy Iowa City includes a strong multidisciplinary team of dietitians, nurses, coordinators, mental health specialists, and surgeons to help each patient reach their goals.

Contact Info

Phone: (319) 688-7880

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540 E. Jefferson Street, suite 205
Iowa City, 52245

Procedures Performed

  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder)
  • Colon Resection
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Foregut Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • GERD (Acid Reflux) Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Revisional Surgery
  • SADI
  • , breast surgery, endoscopy


  • American Board of Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • MBSAQIP Location
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • , AMWA, WIS, OMA

Insurance Accepted

  • *All major insurance providers
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  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare


  • Fellowship-trained in Bariatric & General Surgeon
  • Board-certified in General Surgery
  • Fellowship-certified by Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)


  • Undergrad: University of Missouri - Kansas City
  • Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Missouri - Kansas City
  • Fellowship: Hackensack University Medical Center: Bariatric & Minimally Invasive Surgery

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