Weight Loss Surgery

Do you suffer from obesity or a weight-related condition? Dr. Ravi Rao and his team at Perth Surgical and Bariatrics can help you at one of several locations in Western Australia including Perth. We offer weight-loss procedures such as gastric sleeve, SIPS bariatric surgery and Roux-en-Y (RNY) gastric bypass including removal of lap band. Contact us to find out what we can do for you.

Gastric Sleeve

The gastric sleeve, also known as the vertical sleeve gastrectomy is a restrictive weight loss surgery procedure. Learn More

Sips Bariatric Surgery

SIPS is an effective weight loss procedure. Certainly, the weight loss results are encouraging.

Gastric Bypass

Designed to reduce the amount of food you are able to eat by cutting away a part of the stomach, gastric bypass is a permanent procedure that helps patients achieve and maintain weight loss goals.

Surgeon of excellence in metabolic and Bariatric Surgery



Minimal Invasive Surgeon, Advanced laparoscopy and Bariatrics

Dr. Ravi Rao is a pioneering bariatric surgeon with remarkable record of success in weight-loss, general surgery and revisional procedures. Dr. Rao leads our team and personally ensures that every patient at Perth Surgical & Bariatrics receives world-class treatment, safety and care. Dr Rao in open competition with the American fellows availed a formal fellowship position in Advanced Laparoscopy and Bariatrics through the Fellowship council of USA in Atlanta Medical Center, Georgia. Dr Rao was mentored by renowned Dr Titus Duncan, MD, FACS, in minimal invasive general and weight loss surgery. His bariatric scope of practice includes laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass and revision surgeries. Dr Rao also did a post graduate fellowship in Bariatrics at Gosford NSW.


Support groups are an excellent outlet for patients to talk about their issues with people who know what it’s like. Patients help keep each other motivated, celebrate small victories together, encourage one another and provide perspective on the everyday successes and challenges that come with life after weight-loss surgery.


4 Diet Rules to Swear by After SIPS Bariatric Surgery

After SIPS bariatric surgery, a healthy bariatric diet is essential to expedite the weight loss process without compromising on the nutritional needs of the body. It is always a good idea to understand some basic diet rules, especially after weight loss surgery. The...

Tips To Fulfill Your Body’s Fluid Need After Bariatric Surgery

If you have recently undergone a weight loss surgery, you need to be very careful when it comes to fulfilling your body’s fluid need. This is because, in the past, there have been many cases of readmission after bariatric surgery due to the complications arising from...

5 Simple Tips to Lose Weight Post Bariatric Surgery

Undergoing weight loss surgery is the first step to a successful weight loss story. To ensure that you get the desired results, you need to follow a strict diet and workout plan after the surgery. You may also need to invest some extra time in planning your meals and...