Bariatric Surgery

Welcome to Bariatric Surgery at St Vincent’s Hospital

St Vincent’s Bariatric Surgery (weight loss surgery) unit consists of specialist surgeons, dieticians, nurses, metabolic physicians, anaesthetists and consultant specialist physicians to assist patients with comprehensive weight management.

We offer the following weight loss surgery procedures:

  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Gastric bypass (Roux-en-Y and single anastomosis)
  • Gastric banding revisions
  • Revisional bariatric surgery

Referral Forms and Guidelines

St Vincent’s Bariatric unit accepts referrals for adult patients with a Body Mass Index (BMI) > 40 kg/m2 without obesity-related comorbidities and patients with a BMI >35 who have obesity-related comorbidities as well as patients requiring revisional bariatric surgery.

View the Department of Health BMI calculator.

View the Referral Templates and Pre-Referral Guidelines.

Clinic times

Our outpatient clinics run weekly on Thursday afternoon for new referrals and postoperative reviews.

Bariatric Clinic

When: Thursday 1.00pm
Where: 6th floor, Daly Wing (Building D)

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Contact us

Patient Enquiries

Tel: (03) 9231 3475

GP Enquiries

Tel: (03) 9231 2898

Monday to Thursday: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Friday: 8:30am to 4:00pm, or please leave a message.

Fax referrals: (03) 9231 3489

Bariatric Nurse Coordinator


Referral Officer

Tel: (03) 9231 1256