The Practice

Our practice is located on Level 5 of St George Private Hospital. Therefore all your surgical treatment needs from initial assessment to surgery and then follow-up will occur under the one roof.

Our practice includes two experienced surgeons, several dieticians and access to bariatric physicians, exercise physiologists and psychologists as required. We take a team approach throughout our practice and our caring staff ensures that your experience will comfortable and unhurried whilst always maintaining the best of modern medicine.

ST GEORGE Private Hospital is one of Australia’s most modern private hospitals – with a strong surgical expertise in cardiac, orthopaedics, cancer care, spinal surgery, endoscopy, aged care, general surgery and obstetrics.

ST GEORGE Private is also Australia’s first and only internationally recognised centre of “Bariatric Excellence” and is currently the highest volume bariatric hospital in Australia. So far no other Australasian hospital has achieved this goal.

Obesity now outstrips smoking as the most preventable cause of premature death – and bariatric surgery has been found to be the only solution to achieve major and durable weight loss according to a Medical Journal of Australia report.

St George Private is Australia’s highest volume bariatric hospital and strongly recognised as a leader in bariatric surgery.

As an internationally accredited Centre of Bariatric Excellence – it is recognised by the Surgical Review Corporation, which accredits Centres of Excellence around the world. Accreditation is only offered to hospitals where surgeons and staff work together to provide the highest level of care including;

  • High caseload
  • 24 hour cover and support for patients in and out of hospital
  • Support group meetings for patients post-procedure
  • ICU and X-Ray/CT availability 24/7
  • Prospective audit and monitoring of long-term outcomes.

Our hospital performs more than 650 bariatric procedures every year, with many patients resolving or significantly reducing obesity-related issues after surgery, including Type-II diabetes, sleep apnoea, arthritis and asthma.

Located in Kogarah, 20 minutes from Sydney Airport and 30 minutes from Sydney City, St George Private Hospital serves the diverse population of Sydney’s southern suburbs and beyond.

The St George Public Hospital – one of Sydney’s major university teaching hospitals.
St George Private Hospital is a 280-bed facility, which underwent a major redevelopment in 2016.

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