Maria Iliakova, MD
  • Founder, Bariatric Surgeon
  • Iliakova Health
  • Overland Park, KS United States


Dr. Maria Iliakova is founder and bariatric surgeon at Iliakova Health. She previously led robotic surgery program creation and bariatric program development at Mercy Iowa City. She is experienced in OR optimization, bariatric surgery, and medical weight management. She completed MIS/ Bariatric Surgery Fellowship at Hackensack University Medical Center, General Surgery Residency at UMKC, a Fulbright fellowship in proteomics in Barcelona, Spain, an M.Sc. in Biochemistry – Bioinformatics at Georgetown University, and undergraduate degrees in B.S. Biology, B.A. Chemistry, B.A. Spanish at UMKC.