Dr. George Balalis, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

149 Ward St, North Adelaide SA 5006, Australia


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.


Dr. George Balalis, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon


MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
M. Phil (Surg) (Master of Philosophy in Surgery) focusing on oesophageal cancer at the University of Adelaide
Extensive training within and outside Australia, including working with world-renowned surgeons


Over a decade of experience in general surgery, performing laparoscopic (keyhole) and open procedures for conditions like gallbladder removal, hernia repairs, gastroscopy, and colonoscopy.
Expert in laparoscopic bariatric surgery, including primary and complex revisional procedures like gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and Allurion balloon placement.
Leading specialist in non-surgical weight loss solutions like the Allurion Gastric Balloon in Australia and New Zealand.
Sole provider of Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty in Adelaide.
Holds appointments at Burnside Hospital and Calvary Adelaide Hospital.


Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
Member of the Australian and New Zealand Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Society (ANZAMOS)
Member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)


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