Who we are

Our bariatric practice has a dedicated team with surgeon, anaesthetist and doctors who assist with band adjustments, as well as a dietician and psychologist. All initial consultations are with Dr Stephen Watson and he is always available for review if there are any problems or for discussion.


Dr Stephen Watson has been a general and laparoscopic surgeon for over 20 years with a broad experience in Australia and England. He commenced laparoscopic surgery in 1990 in England and returned to Australia in 1996. He has been performing bariatric surgery since 1999 and has extensive experience – having completed more than 8500 cases.

The options are laparoscopic bariatric surgery include: Laparoscopic gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy laparoscopic gastric bypass and intra gastric balloon (Orbera). There are pros and cons to each operation which Dr Watson would be pleased to discuss with you.