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



Dr Ravi Patient Service Award 2018

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 Reasons You May Regain Weight After Gastric Bypass Surgery

For Australians troubled by morbid obesity, undergoing weight loss surgery, such as Gastric Bypass is the first step towards losing weight. Most patients who undergo Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery experience about 65 percent loss of excess weight. Success of the...

Taste Changes After Bariatric Surgery

After bariatric surgery, it is possible that you will experience a change in the way food tastes. Taste changes usually happen immediately after surgery and can lessen or disappear over time. What is the reason for these taste changes? We don’t exactly know what...

5 Reasons Swimming is a Perfect Exercise Post Weight-loss Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery is a lifeline for obese individuals who want to lead a healthy life. The surgery, however, only modifies the patient’s digestive system. The crux of weight loss lies in the individual’s ability to incorporate dietary changes and physical...