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3 Legged Stool Analogy

Dr Georgia Rigas, our senior Bariatric Medical Practitioner has insights into weight management gleaned from being involved in the care of thousands of patients during their weight loss journey. She has a has a useful analogy for the role that bariatric surgery plays...

Barriers to Accessing Treatment for Obesity

Dr Georgia Rigas, one of our resident GP’s and a very experienced bariatric practitioner, recently attended the Obesity Summit Australia 2018. Dr Rigas is Chair of the RACGP Obesity Management Specific Interests network and represented Australia’s GP’s at the summit....

Support Group Meeting 15th August 2018

Our last support group meeting featured guest speaker Dr Amira Sanki who is a Sydney based plastic surgeon at Southern Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. The reason we had Dr Sanki speak at our support group is because when a person loses a significant amount of weight...

Bariatric surgery – not the ‘easy option’

Not only as a nation but worldwide we are seeing obesity rates steadily increase. There are many different arguments as to what could be causing this and how we fix the epidemic, but we are not going to debate them today. Today we are going to explain why bariatric...