Dr. Michael France, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

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


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.


Dr. Michael France, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon


Medical Degree: Auckland University, New Zealand, Sir Carrick Robertson Prize for highest overall marks in surgery
Basic Surgical Training: New Zealand
General Surgical Training: Adelaide, South Australia
Fellowship: Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (2003)
Fellowship: Advanced Laparoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgery, University of North Carolina (2004)


Consultant Surgeon: Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia (since 2005)
Private Practice: Ashford Hospital, Adelaide (performing 220-260 cases annually)
Extensive experience in laparoscopic surgery, including:
Gastric bypass for morbid obesity
Upper gastrointestinal surgery
Colorectal surgery
Biliary tract surgery
Inguinal and incisional hernia repair
Splenectomy, adrenalectomy, and pancreatectomy
Laparoscopic diagnosis of lymphoma


Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
Australian and New Zealand Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Society (ANZMOS)
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)


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