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Associate Professor Michael Talbot

MB ChB FRACS

Pioneer of complex bariatric, oncology, reflux and hernia surgery.
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Range of options with safe, proven results.
Long term aftercare from our expert team.

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Your Upper GI Surgery Team
Here to Help

Our multidisciplinary team is here to help in your
care through on-going support and education.

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Dr Gary Yee

MBBS FRACS

Experienced Upper Gastro-Intestinal Surgeon specialising in laparoscopic surgery.

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Innovative, High Quality Cancer Treatments

Specialised treatment tailored to your needs.

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Surgeon of Excellence - Bariatric Surgery
Surgeon of Excellence - Bariatric Surgery
Surgeon of Excellence - Bariatric Surgery
SRC accreditation is achieved by providing the highest quality of care to patients
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Dr Jason Maani

BHB MBChB FRACS

Experienced Upper Gastro-Intestinal Surgeon specialising in laparoscopic surgery. You're in expert hands.

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Bariatric Surgery & Upper GI Surgery

Welcome to Upper GI Surgery, we hope this website is a useful resource for your Upper Gastrointestinal (Upper GI) or bariatric surgery needs. We have been established over 17 years in Sydney with our main practice located in Kogarah, and additional clinics in Wollongong, the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney & Orange NSW.

We are a friendly and dedicated team comprised of specialist surgeons, physicians, nurses, dietitian, psychologist and administration support staff, ensuring that you are in the best hands for the duration of your treatment and aftercare.

We cover a wide range of gastrointestinal surgery & procedures, from diagnosis through to treatment and expert aftercare. We are an accredited Centre of Excellence in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery with our leading surgeon Associate Professor Michael Talbot holding the Master Surgeon accreditation.

Our bariatric surgery procedures include gastric banding, gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy; we are experts in bariatric surgery and the necessary aftercare, so you can feel confident when choosing us. As well as being a pioneer in bariatric surgery, we are also leaders in Upper GI oncology diagnosis and surgery such as oesophageal cancer, pancreatic cancer, gastric cancer and more. We also specialise in other areas of Upper GI such as reflux, hernias and gallstones, providing innovative and effective treatment for our patients.

For more information on any of the services that we provide, or to book an appointment to discuss your individual needs, please feel free to give us a call on 02 9553 1120 or fill out our easy online contact form and one of our team will be in touch with you soon.

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For appointments please call us.

Bariatric Surgery & Upper GI Surgery

Welcome to Upper GI Surgery, we hope this website is a useful resource for your Upper Gastrointestinal (Upper GI) or bariatric surgery needs. We have been established over 16 years in Sydney

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with our main practice located in Kogarah, with additional clinics in Wollongong, the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney & Orange NSW. We are a friendly and dedicated team comprised of specialist surgeons, physicians, nurses, dietitian, psychologist and administration support staff, ensuring that you are in the best hands for the duration of your treatment and aftercare. We cover a wide range of gastrointestinal surgery & procedures, from diagnosis through to treatment and expert aftercare. We are an accredited Centre of Excellence in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery with our leading surgeon Associate Professor Michael Talbot holding the Master Surgeon accreditation. Our bariatric surgery procedures include gastric banding, gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy; we are experts in bariatric surgery and the necessary aftercare, so you can feel confident when choosing us. As well as being a pioneer in bariatric surgery, we are also leaders in Upper GI oncology diagnosis and surgery such as oesophageal cancer, pancreatic cancer, gastric cancer and more. We also specialise in other areas of Upper GI such as reflux, hernias and gallstones, providing innovative and effective treatment for our patients. For more information on any of the services that we provide, or to book an appointment to discuss your individual needs, please feel free to give us a call on 02 9553 1120 or fill out our easy online contact form and one of our team will be in touch with you soon.

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Siara Health

If you are a new bariatric surgery patient (from late 2019 onwards) you will have received an invite to connect to the Siara Health platform. Siara Health is a software application that provides our patients with important information about their bariatric surgical procedure and subsequent aftercare. This content, created by Upper GI Surgery, provides customised and personalised information and triggers to help our patients during their recovery phase and beyond.

If you would like to know more about the Siara Health platform, click here to read more. If you’re having difficulty accessing your program please contact our team today who will be able to assist.

Fresh Start

Starting in 2021 Upper GI Surgery has partnered with Fresh Start to provide support, education and coaching for bariatric surgery patients. As part of your surgical program with Upper GI Surgery, you receive a complementary 2-year program, delivered before and after your surgery/procedure to help you to create your new healthy lifestyle.

If you would like to know more about the Fresh Start program and what is included, click here to read more.

BMI Calculator

BMI is a useful tool for calculating whether you are a healthy weight for your height. If you enter your height and weight below our calculator will provide you with your own BMI. BMI is an effective measurement tool, however it is only one of the factors we look at when examining the relationship between someone’s weight and health. If you are concerned about your BMI please get in touch with one of our helpful team today who will be happy to discuss this with you.


Contact Us

For appointments please call us.