Who we are

Dr Stephen Watson and his team have specialised in weight loss surgery since 1999 and during that time, have performed thousands of weight loss surgeries, including gastric sleeve, gastric binding, gastric bypass, and intagastric balloon. Most surgeries are laparoscopic.

Our bariatric practice has a dedicated and driven team which is comprised of surgeons, anaesthetists and doctors who assist with band adjustments as well as dieticians and exercise specialists to help you form a long-term plan for weight loss success. In addition, physiological support is available for every weight loss surgery patient.

Your weight loss goals become ours as we work with you through surgery preparation, the surgery itself, and ongoing weight loss after surgery.

In addition, general surgeries include hernia repair, gallbladder surgery (cholecystectomy), and reflux surgery (fundoplication).
All initial consultations are with Dr Stephen Watson and he is always available for review if there are any problems or for a general discussion.



Dr Stephen Watson began performing laparoscopic surgeries in England in 1990, returning to Australia in 1996. In 1999, he began specialising in bariatric surgery and has completed more than 8,500 cases. During the initial consultation, Dr Watson discusses the pros and cons of each operation to ensure that you are fully informed and have the best chance of success and satisfaction in meeting weight loss goals.

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.