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

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.

Dr Watson is offering bulk-billed telephone consultations

To qualify you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Your BMI is 30 or higher –  Click here for an interactive BMI Calculator.
  • You have been overweight for more than 5 years.
  • Your serious attempts to lose weight have had only short-term success.
  • You do not have any other disease that may have caused your obesity.
  • You are prepared to make substantial changes in your eating habits and lifestyle.
  • You are willing to continue being monitored by the specialist who is treating you.
  • You do not drink alcohol in excess.

To attend a consultation, you must have a referral from a GP. If you don’t have a referral, don’t worry. Contact our team and we can arrange one for you!

Book a Telephone Consultation

Please fill out the bottom section of the consent form, below the heading “AGREEMENT” and send the completed copy to reception@lapsurgery.com.au. In your email, please provide your phone number so we can reach you.
We will call you to arrange a consultation time that suits you.
Send through a referral form from your general practitioner

You can email all documents to us on reception@lapsurgery.com.au or send it via fax to (08) 6311 8070

Consultations are bulk-billed and require a referral from a GP prior to attending.

If you don't have a referral from your GP, don't worry. Contact our team and we can arrange one for you!
Bariatric surgery is now available again in WA! During this time, Dr Watson is still offering telephone and in-person consultations during the current COVID-19 situation.

FREE Information Session: Kalgoorlie
Monday, 7th September 2020

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Railway Motel & Function Centre 51 Forrest Street Kalgoorlie, WA 6430
Weight Loss Surgery and Life Long Benefits