Dr Craig Taylor, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

21 Gillies Street Wollstonecraft 2065 (Near the Mater Hospital)


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.


Dr Craig Taylor, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

He has significant experience in corrective and revisional surgery to resolve problems after previous procedures, and regularly manages high risk patients with major medical conditions, some with extreme obesity; Dr Taylor performed a sleeve gastrectomy on the largest patient ever to undergo surgery in Australia at 370kg. His focus on precision and strict operative standards ensure that Dr Taylors complication rates are amongst the lowest in the world. He has pioneered a number of advances in surgical technique, short stay surgical protocols, and multi-disciplinary team management to ensure his patients receive the best possible care.

Dr Taylor is highly committed to education and actively involved in teaching other doctors, nurses and medical students. He has trained numerous surgeons from all over Australia and abroad who have worked under his guidance at Concord hospital Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Fellowship program or have attended Bariatric Masterclass Clinical Immersions at the Mater Private hospital. He is frequently invited to speak at surgical conferences around Australia, and is a published author of more than 25 papers in the medical literature, and continues to actively research improved outcomes in bariatric surgery.

Dr Taylor graduated from the University of Sydney in 1997 and qualified as a Surgeon in 2004 with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Metabolic and Obesity Surgical Society (ANZMOSS), Australian and New Zealand Gastro-Oesophageal Surgery Association (ANZGOSA), and International Federation of Surgery for Obesity (IFSO).


Dr. Taylor graduated with honours from the University of Sydney, receiving the Robert Craig Prize in Surgery in 1997.
He trained in General Surgery at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney.
He undertook further subspecialty training in bariatric, keyhole, and upper gastrointestinal surgery in various locations, including Queensland, France, and the United States.


Dr. Taylor boasts over 15 years of experience in bariatric surgery, having performed over 6,000 weight loss procedures with a reported zero mortality rate since 2004.
He is skilled in advanced laparoscopic techniques, performing over 3,000 minimal incision procedures for various conditions.
His expertise extends beyond surgery, advocating for a strong focus on multidisciplinary patient care before and after surgery to achieve optimal results.


Australian and New Zealand Metabolic and Obesity Surgical Society (ANZMOSS)
Australian and New Zealand Gastro-Oesophageal Surgery Association (ANZGOSA)
International Federation of Surgery for Obesity (IFSO)
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)


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