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 (SADI-S) 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.
Sips (SADI-S) Bariatric Surgery
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.
Pre-operative diet Your commitment to a change in lifestyle begins the day you plan for the surgery. Dieticians/nutritionists, along with bariatric surgeons, take an individualized approach at preparing the body for surgery.Pre-op diet mostly focuses on shrinking the...
The Australian Bureau of Statistics National Health Survey 2017-18 indicated 67%, i.e.,2/3rds of Australian adults are overweight/obese, a considerable increase from 63.5% in2014-15.The general assumption is that people who are overweight are just not disciplined...
Experiencing reflux after your weight loss surgery? Reflux is a common complaint post weight loss surgery and can be challenging to manage (and harder to live with!) So what is reflux? Reflux is when your stomach contents (food, fluid and...