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As of 2021, Australia had an estimated population of 25,422,788, which is a 8.6% increase since 2016. On average, the median household income lands around $63,393 USD.

In Australia, about two thirds of the population is obese, with an obesity rate of 31.7% in 2021.

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37 Gloucester Rd, Sydney NSW 2220, Australia

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Jason Maani is a highly qualified and experienced bariatric and upper gastrointestinal surgeon practicing in Sydney, Liverpool, and Wollongong, Australia. He's known for his warm, understanding approach and dedication to providing individualized care to his patients.

Suite 201, Level 2 Cnr Mons & Darcy Roads WESTMEAD NSW 2145

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Mark Boccola is a highly skilled and experienced Bariatric and Upper GI surgeon practicing in Australia. He is passionate about helping patients achieve long-term weight loss success and improve their overall health and well-being. Dr. Boccola is known for his personalized approach, expertise in minimally invasive techniques, and commitment to patient care.

Suite 2, Level 1 LAKEVIEW PRIVATE HOSPITAL 17-19 Solent Circuit Norwest, NSW 2153

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Roy Brancatisano is a highly experienced bariatric surgeon with over 25 years of expertise in upper gastrointestinal and weight loss surgery. He is known for his commitment to patient care and his innovative approach to surgery. Dr. Brancatisano is passionate about helping patients achieve their weight loss goals and improve their overall health and well-being.

Advance Surgicare Suites 501/502, Level 5 St George Private Specialist Consulting Suites 131 Princes Highway Kogarah NSW, 2217 (entrance via South St)

Bariatric Surgeon
After earning his primary medical qualifications (MBBS) Dr. Kuzinkovas completed a postgraduate doctorate research fellowship in the Department of Surgery at the University of Bern, Switzerland. He worked in line with the famed professor Markus Büchler, a world-renowned expert in upper gastro-intestinal and pancreatic surgery. As an academic fellow, Dr. Kuzinkovas performed laboratory-based research in the field of laparoscopy and surgical immunology, ultimately earning a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree.

21 Gillies Street Wollstonecraft 2065 (Near the Mater Hospital)

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr Craig Taylor is one of the most experienced and highly regarded specialist Bariatric Surgeons in Sydney. He has performed more than 8,000 weight loss procedures, covering all types of bariatric surgery including revisional surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric balloon, gastric banding, greater curve plication, Roux-Y bypass, One Anastomosis Gastric bypass (mini bypass), and SADI bypass.

Westmead Specialist Centre, 16, 9/18 Mons Rd, Westmead NSW 2145

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr Ryan is a bariatric surgeon with over 15 years of experience in the field of obesity surgery. He has performed over 5000 weight loss operations. He specialises in Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass and Revisional Bariatric surgery. He also has an interest in Anti-reflux, Hiatal Hernia and Gallbladder surgery. Dr Ryan has rooms in Westmead and Campbelltown and operates privately at Westmead Private, Lakeview Private and Campbelltown Private Hospitals. He has public appointments at Westmead and Blacktown Hospitals. Dr Ryan has been awarded Surgeon of Excellence in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. Sydney Bariatric Clinic has proudly been recognized as a International Centre of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery also. Dr Ryan contributes to the National Bariatric Registry and is part of the Research team of Sydney Bariatric Clinic which presents regularly at National and International Bariatric Meetings. He is committed to maintaining best practices in weight loss surgery.

13/42 Parkside Cres, Campbelltown NSW 2560, Australia

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Ali Zarrouk is a New Zealand and Australia-trained surgeon specializing in laparoscopic, upper gastrointestinal (GI), and obesity surgery. He is based in the Macarthur region of southwest Sydney and operates at Campbelltown Public and Campbelltown Private Hospitals. Additionally, he serves as a senior lecturer at the University of Western Sydney.

Norwest. Lakeview Private Hospital. 17-19 Solent Circuit Norwest, NSW 2153

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr Nicholas Cocco is a General and Bariatric Surgeon, having trained in NSW, ACT and Victoria. He offers in-person consults and telehealth consultations where appropriate. He completed his fellowship in 2018 and post fellowship training in kidney and pancreas transplantation surgery. During this time, he completed additional work in elective and acute general, laparoscopic and vascular surgery. ‌Dr Cocco joined Sydney Bariatric Clinic in 2020 and provides a range of general and bariatric / metabolic surgical procedures including: Bariatric / metabolic surgery – gastric sleeve, bypass surgery, removal of gastric bands and Minimizer rings, and revision of previous surgery to another weight loss procedure Upper endoscopy and reflux management/surgery Hernia surgery – both open and laparoscopic / keyhole surgery Gallbladder surgery Medical management of obesity and post-bariatric surgery management

Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Suite 1A, Level/7 Barker St, Randwick NSW 2031, Australia

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Robert Gandy is a highly qualified and experienced Upper Gastrointestinal, Bariatric, HPB (Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary), and General Surgeon based in Sydney, Australia. He is known for his expertise in minimally invasive surgery, particularly laparoscopic techniques. Dr. Gandy is committed to providing personalized and high-quality care to patients struggling with various abdominal conditions, including those affecting the liver, pancreas, gallbladder, and stomach.

VUE Building Suite 3, Ground Floor, 1 Centennial Drive, Park Central, Campbelltown NSW

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr Tony Brancatisano is a senior bariatric medical practitioner, research scientist and surgical assistant in bariatric surgery. He has over 15 years of experience in weight loss management. This includes the pre-operative assessment, post-operative and long term management of patients with obesity undergoing gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass operations and revisional bariatric procedures. He is a medical graduate of the University of Sydney. Dr Tony is part of the allied health team involving dietitians, psychologists and exercise consultants. The allied health team provides guidance and support throughout every patient’s weight loss journey. Dr Tony is dedicated to achieving the best outcome for every patient through his personalised and comprehensive approach. He understands that obesity is a complex chronic disease and that bariatric surgery requires lifelong follow up and care; a partnership between the patient, the clinic, and the patient’s regular GP.

615 Stafford Road, Stafford QLD 4053

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Philip Lockie is a highly qualified and experienced general surgeon with a special interest in upper gastrointestinal (GI) surgery, bariatric surgery, and laparoscopic hernia repair. He holds both Australian and UK training and qualifications, and is known for his expertise in minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Chermside Health Hub Level 2, Suite 204 621 Gympie Road, Chermside Qld 4032

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. George Hopkins is a highly qualified and experienced surgeon specializing in upper gastrointestinal and bariatric surgery. He is known for his expertise in minimally invasive techniques and his commitment to providing comprehensive patient care.

Level 8, Suite 210 Nicholson Street Specialist Centre, 69 Nicholson St, Greenslopes Qld 4120

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Michael Hatzifotis is a highly experienced General Surgeon specializing in Bariatric Surgery. With extensive training in various weight loss procedures, he has performed over 4000 surgeries since 2008, including Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, and Laparoscopic Mini Gastric Bypass, among others.  

Level 8, Suite 210 Nicholson Street Specialist Centre, 69 Nicholson St, Greenslopes Qld 4120

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Tarn Montagu is a General Practitioner (GP) based in Brisbane, Australia. He completed his medical degree at Western Sydney University in 2014 and has since gained diverse experience across various settings. While he enjoys seeing patients of all ages and backgrounds, he has a particular interest in bariatric medicine and sports & musculoskeletal medicine.

Suite 78, Level 4 Sandford Jackson Building 30 Chasely Street Auchenflower, QLD, 4066

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Blair Bowden is a highly qualified and fellowship-trained surgeon specializing in bariatric surgery, general laparoscopic surgery, and upper gastrointestinal (GI), liver, and pancreatic cancer surgery. He is known for his patient-centered approach and dedication to providing excellent surgical outcomes.

Suite 320, Ramsay Specialist Centre Newdegate Street, Greenslopes QLD 4120

Bariatric Surgeon
HI, I’M DR. JUSTIN GREENSLADE. Dr. Justin Greenslade is an Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric surgeon who, having completed his advanced surgical training in Queensland, went on to complete four years of further sub-specialty training in upper gastrointestinal surgery, liver and gall bladder procedures and obesity surgery, both interstate (Adelaide) and overseas (Edinburgh and Sheffield, UK). Since returning to Australia in late 2005, he served as the Director of Surgery at the QEII Hospital in Brisbane for almost four years. Subsequently, he has built up a thriving private practice at Greenslopes Hospital, with a focus on obesity surgery. Dr Greenslade has helped thousands of patients transform their lives since 2006. He also offers other laparoscopic general surgery procedures, such as hernia repair, fundoplication for the treatment of reflux, and cholecystectomy.

Suite 81, Level 4 Sandford Jackson Building 30 Chasely Street, Auchenflower QLD 4066

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Ian Martin is a highly experienced surgeon specializing in bariatric and upper gastrointestinal surgeries in Brisbane, Australia. He has built a successful practice over the past two decades, delivering exceptional care to patients with various conditions, including obesity, hernia, reflux, and gallstones.

Suite 201, Level 2 Cnr Mons & Darcy Roads WESTMEAD NSW 2145

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Michael Dixon is a highly qualified and experienced orthopaedic surgeon specializing in lower limb surgery, with a particular focus on Hip and knee arthritis: Both primary and revision joint replacements, and reconstructive surgery. Sports injuries: Arthroscopic techniques for a range of knee and hip issues. He is dedicated to providing compassionate and patient-centered care, utilizing the latest surgical techniques to achieve optimal outcomes.

30 Churchill Ave, Subiaco WA 6008, Australia

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Ravi Rao is a pioneering bariatric surgeon with a remarkable record of success in weight-loss, general surgery, and revisional procedures. Dr. Rao leads our team and personally ensures that every patient at Perth Surgical & Bariatrics receives world-class treatment, safety and care. In addition to specializing in various minimally-invasive bariatric procedures like the Sleeve gastrectomy, various gastric bypass procedures like the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, SIPS (SADI-S) Surgery etc and revisional bariatric surgical operations, Dr. Rao performs Abdominoplasty and Brachioplasty for his weight loss patients. Dr. Rao also performs laparoscopic general surgeries such as gall bladder surgery, all types of complex abdominal hernias, fundoplications or antireflux surgery. Dr. Rao is a GESA accredited endoscopist and performs gastroscopy and colonoscopies.

Hollywood Medical Centre, Suite 8, 85 Monash Avenue, Nedlands WA 6009

Bariatric Surgeon
Mr Jon Armstrong is a UK and Australian trained Bariatric, General and Endocrine Surgeon and is the founder and director of Advance Surgical, Nedlands est. 2013. Obtaining his fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2002. Mr Armstrong has performed over 3000 bariatric procedures and over 2500 sleeve gastrectomies. He has published results from his series and has presented these results at several international meetings. Mr Armstrong also performs Endocrine Surgery and General Surgery (except Breast and Colorectal surgery). Mr Armstrong has worked as a consultant surgeon since 2002 and operates at St. John of God Hospital Subiaco and Hollywood Private Hospital.

42 Great Northern Hwy, Midland WA, 6056

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Siva Gounder is a leading bariatric surgeon and the Head Surgeon at Perth Weight Loss and Surgery. He is passionate about helping individuals achieve lasting weight loss and improve their overall health through bariatric surgery. Dr. Gounder is known for his compassionate and patient-centered approach, guiding individuals through every step of their weight loss journey.

Suite 1A, Level 2, St, John of God Medical Centre, Ellesmere Rd, Mount Lawley WA 6050, Australia

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Andrew Kiyingi is a highly regarded specialist weight-loss and general surgeon based in Perth, Australia. He is known for his expertise in minimally invasive surgery and his commitment to providing personalized care for his patients. Dr. Kiyingi is passionate about empowering individuals to achieve their weight loss goals and improve their overall health.

Suite 1A, Level 2 Saint John of God Medical Centre, 2 Ellesmere Road, Mount Lawley, Perth, WA 6050

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Leon Cohen is a highly experienced and qualified General and Bariatric Surgeon working in Perth, Australia. He is the Medical Director of Mercy Bariatrics, a practice he established in 2004. He is known for his expertise in advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery, particularly sleeve gastrectomy, where he has performed over 1,500 procedures, one of the largest individual series in Australia. He also has a strong interest in revisional bariatric surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, and endoscopy.

Suite 1A, Level 2, St, John of God Medical Centre, Ellesmere Rd, Mount Lawley WA 6050, Australia

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Stephen Watson is a highly experienced laparoscopic general surgeon specializing in weight loss (bariatric) and metabolic surgery. Based in Perth, Australia, he operates out of Hollywood Private Hospital and consults from his rooms in South Perth. He has performed over 8,500 weight loss surgeries since 1999, making him a leading figure in the field.

PO Box 393 Rockingham WA 6968

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Leigh Archer is a recognized specialist in Bariatric and Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery, dedicated to providing comprehensive care for patients in Perth and surrounding areas. He has over a decade of experience treating thousands of patients throughout New South Wales and Western Australia. Dr. Archer prioritizes a collaborative approach, focusing on individualized care and open communication with each patient.

1 Arnold St, Box Hill VIC 3128, Australia

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Anthony Clough is a specialist surgeon focusing on weight loss surgery (bariatrics) and other aspects of gastrointestinal and hernia surgery. He holds a strong interest in minimally invasive and robotic-assisted procedures. He is currently based in Melbourne and operates through various locations including Epworth Eastern Hospital, Box Hill Hospital, and several consulting suites around the city.

Level 4/470 Wodonga Pl, Albury NSW 2640, Australia

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Adam Skidmore is a highly qualified and experienced surgeon specializing in various areas, including: General Surgery: Gallbladder disease, hernias, bowel cancer, and stomach/esophageal cancer surgery. Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery: Diseases of the esophagus, stomach, and gallbladder. Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery: Gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and other procedures for obesity and related conditions. He is known for his expertise in keyhole surgery for various procedures and his passion for providing personalized care to his patients.

7/8 Martin St, Heidelberg VIC 3084, Australia

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Kiron Bhatia is a highly qualified and experienced general surgeon with a particular focus on upper gastrointestinal surgery and bariatric surgery. He is known for his expertise in minimally invasive and laparoscopic techniques, offering patients a faster recovery and reduced scarring.

382 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC 3002, Australia

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Jason Winnett is a highly experienced and respected bariatric surgeon based in Melbourne, Australia. He has been specializing in weight loss surgery and treatments for over 23 years, helping thousands of patients achieve their health and weight loss goals. Dr. Winnett is known for his personalized approach, combining expertise with a genuine care for his patients' well-being.

Suite 213, Level 2, Ormond Square, 12 Ormond Boulevard, Bundoora VIC 3083

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Arun Dhir is a highly experienced specialist surgeon in Melbourne, Australia, with over 30 years of practice. He focuses on upper gastrointestinal (GI) surgery, bariatric (weight loss) surgery, and general surgery. Known for his holistic approach, Dr. Dhir incorporates mind-body practices like yoga and meditation into his patient care. He's a passionate advocate for gut health and its connection to overall wellbeing.

Main Rooms Suite 11A Knox Private Hospital 262 Mountain Highway Wantirna Vic 3152

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Niruben Rajasagaram is a Consultant Bariatric, Oesophagogastric & General Surgeon with extensive experience in laparoscopic surgery, weight loss surgery, and advanced endoscopy. He is the director of the Victorian Specialist Surgery & Weight Loss Centre and is known for his commitment to providing excellent, prompt, and safe surgical services to his patients.

Darebin Weight Loss Surgery Suite 3, 195 Thompsons Road, Bulleen VIC 3105

Bariatric Surgeon
Mr Kiat Lim, is a Gastrointestinal and Weight Loss Surgeon, specialising in Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgery. Kiat completed his training at Monash University and went on to become one of the few pioneering trainees accredited by Australia and New Zealand Gastroesophageal Surgery Association (ANZGOSA). With a focus on providing a comprehensive and well-rounded approach to patient treatment, Kiat always aims to engage his patients in their treatment to ensure they understand their treatment options, as well as the surgical process and realistic outcomes that they can expect. Consulting from the Darebin Weight Loss Surgery in Bulleen, Kiat and his colleagues are able to provide a multi-disciplined team of surgeons, physicians, dietitians, specialist nurse and also a psychologist, to guide his patients on their weight loss journey. Utilising the latest techniques in minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopic and endoscopic), for which recovery is often quicker, Kiat operates at Warringal Private Hospital, the Austin, Latrobe Private and the Epworth.

Surgical Consulting Group Suite 44 - Cabrini Hospital, 183 Wattletree Road, Malvern VIC 3144

Bariatric Surgeon
Mr. Paul Burton is a highly qualified and experienced surgeon specializing in the upper gastrointestinal tract and general surgery. He practices in Melbourne, Australia, and is renowned for his expertise in: Oesophago-gastric cancer surgery Bariatric (weight loss) surgery Anti-reflux surgery Laparoscopic surgery (hernia and gall bladder surgery)

Suite 9.5, Level 9/25 Nelson Rd, Box Hill VIC 3128, Australia

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Sean Mackay is a highly qualified and experienced surgeon based in Melbourne, Australia. He combines a thriving clinical practice with active research involvement and academic contributions. Dr. Sean Mackay is passionate about upper gastrointestinal, hepatopancreatico-biliary, bariatric, hernia, and advanced laparoscopic surgeries.Skilled in therapeutic endoscopy and ERCP procedures. Holds academic appointments as a Senior Lecturer at Monash University's Eastern Health Clinical School. Actively involved in research, particularly focusing on objective assessment of surgical skills, surgical training, and supporting the Eastern Health Surgical Research Group.

149 Ward St, North Adelaide SA 5006, Australia

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. George Balalis is a highly qualified and experienced surgeon based in Adelaide, Australia. He specializes in bariatric surgery, upper GI surgery, and general surgery, offering a comprehensive range of procedures for patients seeking weight loss solutions, improved digestive health, and surgical intervention for various conditions. Dr. Balalis is known for his commitment to providing individualized, holistic care, prioritizing patient needs and tailoring treatment plans for optimal results.

Suite 16/57 Anzac Hwy, Ashford SA 5035, Australia

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Michael France is an Australian and internationally trained general surgeon specializing in laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery of the abdomen and gastrointestinal tract. His primary focus lies in bariatric surgery, helping individuals with obesity achieve their weight loss goals and improve their overall health.

Adelaide Bariatric Centre (Flinders Private Hospital) Suite 02 Level 5, 5/1-3 Flinders Dr, Bedford Park SA 5042, Australia

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Jacob Chisholm is a highly qualified and experienced surgeon specializing in upper gastrointestinal and general surgery, with a strong focus on weight loss and metabolic surgery. He is known for his individualized approach to patient care and his compassionate bedside manner.

Suite 502 Flinders Dr, Bedford Park SA 5042, Australia

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Tiffany Hassen is a highly qualified and experienced surgeon specializing in both General Surgery and Bariatric (weight loss) Surgery. She is known for her personalized approach and commitment to providing optimal care for her patients.

Cumberland Park Specialists, 504 Goodwood Road, Cumberland Park SA 5041.

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Lachlan Dandie is a highly qualified and experienced surgeon specializing in Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) and Bariatric surgery in Adelaide, Australia. He is dedicated to improving patients' quality of life through minimally invasive techniques and personalized care.

19 Alexander Ave, Ashford SA 5035, Australia

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Benjamin Teague is a Bariatric and Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) Surgeon based in Adelaide, Australia. He holds a strong commitment to providing compassionate and individualized care for his patients while staying at the forefront of his field.

14 Waterloo St, Glenelg SA 5045, Australia

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr Salim Chaloob is an Australian trained Advanced Laparoscopic, General, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeon based in Adelaide South Australia. He operates in major hospitals in Adelaide. Dr Chaloob has completed his training with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in major South Australian hospitals including The Royal Adelaide Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital as well as the Royal Darwin Hospital. He underwent further training in laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgery in Brisbane and Sydney and further training in Bariatric surgery in Melbourne, Sydney, and America. Dr Chaloob is committed to professional development and continues to update skills within Australia and Internationally.  

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Our goal is to help you find the best weight loss surgeons in your area. Below, you will find our curated list of the best bariatric surgeons in Australia. You may also consider narrowing your search to Sydney, Australia, Brisbane, Australia, Perth, Australia, Melbourne, Australia, or Adelaide, Australia.

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Our Selection Criteria:

Education

We only select candidates with the best education and accreditations.

Experience

Extensive experience in general surgery and laparoscopic bariatric surgery are a must.

Empathy

We only select those with the professionalism and empathy required to guide patients through their weight loss journey.

Bariatric Surgery FAQs

Yes, swimming can serve as a great exercise for those who have gone through bariatric surgery. However, it is important not to begin any intensive exercise until you have finished your recovery period and have received permission from your doctor, as rest is crucial to the recovery process.

The average cost of bariatric surgery in Australia can range from $3,500, all the way to $25,000 or even $30,000. This will depend on insurance coverage, as well as the exact procedure involved.