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Have You Been Struggling With Your Weight For FAR TOO LONG?

Are you finding it hard to drop the kilos despite your best efforts?
Have you had enough of your body resisting everything you try?

The decision to have bariatric surgery never comes lightly. It comes after years of failed dieting, physical pain, disease and unhappiness associated with increased weight gain. By the time you embark on weight loss surgery, it’s not a cosmetic decision, it’s a life saving operation.

Gastric Sleeve Surgery is considered one of the most effective weight loss options for helping you achieve your weight loss goals. This surgery is designed specifically to help you return to a healthy weight and achieve your weight loss goals after all other options have failed.

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We specialise in all forms of weight loss surgery.

Our specialists help you lose the excess weight when all else has failed to produce the sustained weight loss results you’ve always wanted. Together, we’ll help you decide if weight loss surgery is right for you. Our specialised program incorporates psychologists, nutritionists, doctors and a range of supports to help you achieve your dreams of a healthier life.

Gastric Sleeve Surgery

The latest in non-invasiweight loss surgery that produces rapid weight loss. Reduces your stomach size by 75%, to help achieve long-term weight loss.
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Gastric Bypass Surgery

Also known as ‘stomach stapling’. Creates a smaller, upper stomach pouch, and the amount of food able to be consumed is restricted. First line of defence if you have severe diabetes.
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Band to Bypass Surgery

Referred to as revisional bariatric surgery. If you’ve undergone weight loss surgery and haven’t reached your weight loss goals, this may be an option for you.
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Gastric Lap Band Surgery

Once the most popular weight loss surgery, but now superseded by the more effective Gastric Sleeve Surgery. Talk to us about the best option to help reach your goals for a healthier you.
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Am I a good candidate for weight loss surgery?

Guidelines for weight loss surgery are established by obesity surgical societies (OSSANZ and IFSO) and government bodies (National Institutes of Health) to ensure the safety and efficacy of the operations.

You may be a candidate if:

  • You are more than 40kg above your ideal weight
  • Your BMI is above 40kg/m2 or,
  • Your BMI is above 35 and you have a medical condition associated with your weight, such as diabetes
Check with our BMI Calculator to see if you qualify for weight loss surgery.
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What Does Weight Loss Surgery Cost?

The costs of having weight loss surgery are made up of a number of sources:

  • Hospital charges for bed stay
  • Hospital charges for operating theatre session
  • Equipment used in the operating theatre session. This includes the gastric band itself or for other weight loss operations, the stapling devices.
  • Professional fees charged by the surgeon, anaesthetist and assistant

For an estimate of total weight loss surgery costs, the best way is to contact us directly for a discussion of your particular circumstances and insurance coverage.

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Dr Patrick Moore Your Weight Loss Surgeon

Dr Patrick Moore

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Dr. Patrick Moore has 20+ years of experience successfully helping thousands of patients achieve their health and wellness goals when all else has failed. He has proudly established one of Melbourne’s leading weight loss centres, performing a wide range of weight reduction surgeries including gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric banding and revision surgery.
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Your Steps to Better Health
There are many stages in the weight loss journey when deciding to have bariatric surgery. Our caring team has the expertise in obesity and treatments to provide a detailed, easy-to-follow plan to ensure your long-term health, safety and weight loss success.
Make an appointment to meet with the surgeon and our team of weight loss surgery experts to discuss your suitability for surgery and review your treatment options in detail.
Your surgeon, Dr. Patrick, customises your weight loss surgery plan to ensure the journey with us is seamless and sets you up for success.
You arrive at hospital on the day of surgery. Our team is ready to take you through the most important step of your weight loss journey. After the surgery, we are there to support you and ensure a speedy recovery.
Make an appointment to meet with the surgeon and our team of weight loss surgery experts to discuss your suitability for surgery and review your treatment options in detail.
Beyond the surgery
Meet patient Nola Sargeant. She struggled with the merry go round of dieting, losing weight and putting it back on again.
Nola Sargeant
“I just knew it was the correct thing to do and after meeting Patrick, I didn’t even bother looking elsewhere as he just made me feel so comfortable throughout all my procedures. The entire team here definitely care about myself as a patient and also as a person.”
Meet patient Suzette. After hearing her friends joke about going on The Biggest Loser TV show she realised it was time for a serious change.
Nola Sargeant
“The impact from having the surgery has been enormous – I’ve lost half my body weight. I’ve gone from being afraid of sitting on chairs for the fear of them collapsing underneath me to now walking into any clothing store and buying whatever I want. And 11 years later the team are always there for me – they are always welcoming and always helpful, nothing is ever a problem!”
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FAQs About Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is a crucial option for people significantly overweight and facing health problems like diabetes. Recommended for those who haven't succeeded with other weight loss methods, it includes various procedures, with laparoscopic techniques being common due to less recovery time and fewer complications. New advancements make these surgeries more effective and safer. Appropriate for those overweight for years, bariatric surgery offers benefits beyond weight loss, such as improved blood sugar levels and reduced diabetes risk. It's essential to seek medical advice to determine the best procedure. Post-surgery, patients must adopt lifestyle changes and may need help with diet and exercise. Overall, bariatric surgery provides significant health benefits and improves quality of life for those with severe obesity.
Weight loss surgery, or bariatric surgery, refers to surgical procedures that help reduce weight, typically performed laparoscopically. This minimally invasive approach involves small incisions and the use of a camera and specialised instruments.
Common types include gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric band, and biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch. Each type differs in how it affects the stomach and digestive process to promote weight loss.
Surgery is usually considered for individuals with a body mass index (BMI) over 40, or over 35 with serious weight-related health conditions like diabetes or heart disease.
Risks include surgical complications like infection and bleeding, as well as long-term risks such as nutrient deficiencies, hernias, and potential need for reoperation.
Post-surgery, patients must adopt a diet that includes small, nutrient-dense meals. High protein intake is crucial, while intake of sugars and fats is significantly reduced.
Exercise is vital for maintaining weight loss, improving cardiovascular health, and enhancing overall recovery and well-being.
Weight loss varies by surgical procedure and individual adherence to recommended lifestyle changes. Generally, significant weight loss can be expected within the first 12-18 months.
Many patients experience a reduction in hunger due to hormonal changes related to the surgery, particularly those affecting hunger-regulating hormones.
Yes, these surgeries are available both in public and private healthcare settings, with the choice depending on personal preference, insurance coverage, and the availability of qualified surgeons.
Long-term management involves regular follow-ups for monitoring nutritional status, mental health, and the adjustment of any ongoing medical treatments.
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Box Hill VIC 3128 Australia
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