We provide the following services/ procedures


Surgical Opinion and Evaluation

  • Consultations in the rooms for acute and chronic surgical conditions
  • Arrangement of appropriate investigations
  • Seeking specialised investigations from other specialists (e.g. pH studies and manometry etc)
  • Hospital admission and investigations for acute surgical conditions
  • Accepting referrals from other specialists (both for consultation and hospital admission)
  • Telehealth
  • Communications with GPs if they require any telephone advise

Anorectal Conditions/Treatment

  • Anal fissure
  • Anal fistula
  • Anal skin tags
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Perianal or ischiorectal abscess
  • Perianal haematoma
  • Pilonidal sinus

Colorectal Conditions/Treatment

  • Benign diseases (diverticular disease)
  • Malignant disease (colorectal cancer)
  • Pilonidal sinus
  • Sphincterotomy

Endoscopy including Advanced Upper GI Endoscopy

  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy with banding or injection of haemorrhoids
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroscopy (or endoscopy)
  • Insertion of OrberaTM Intragastric Balloon
  • Oesophageal dilatation
  • PEG (percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy) insertion

Hernia Surgery – Open and Laparoscopic (key-hole)

  • Egpigastric
  • Femoral hernia
  • Incisional hernia
  • Inguinal Paraumbilical
  • Paediatric inguinal and umbilical hernia
  • Umbilical
  • Ventral

Laparoscopic (Key-hole) surgery for the following conditions

  • Abdominal wall hernias (epigastric, paraumbilical, umbilical, ventral)
  • Antireflux surgery  (Nissen Fundoplication)
  • Appendicectomy
  • Diagnostic laparoscopy
  • Freeing of adhesions
  • Gallbladder surgery
  • Groin hernia surgery
  • Heller’s myotomy
  • Hiatus hernia surgery
  • Incisional hernia surgery
  • Small and Large Bowel resections (enterectomy and colectomy)

Minor procedures in the rooms

  • Circumcision
  • Haemorrhoids treatment (banding)
  • Ingrown toe nail surgery (Wedge excision, Zadeck’s procedure)
  • Surgery for skin lesions with or without skin graft
  • Tongue tie surgery
  • Vasectomy
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy

Obesity Surgery

  • Gastric banding
  • Gastric band access port surgery
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • Intragastric balloon placement

Open Surgery

  • Appendicectomy
  • Breast surgery (Wide local excision, mastectomy, sentinel node biopsy, drainage of abscess, excision of gynaecomastiaetc)
  • Circumcision
  • Closure of perforated duodenal or gastric ulcer
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Exploration of bile duct for stones
  • Gastrectomy (subtotal or total)
  • Hydrocele repair
  • Freeing of adhesions
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gallbladder surgery
  • Groin hernia surgery (Inguinal and femoral)
  • Hiatus hernia surgery
  • Incisional hernia surgery
  • Parathyroid surgery
  • Pilonidal sinus surgery
  • Portacath insertion and removal
  • Small and Large Bowel resections
  • Splenectomy
  • Surgery for skin lesions with or without skin graft
  • Thyroid surgery (thyroid lobectomy, total thyroidectomy)
  • Tongue tie surgery
  • Varicose veins surgery
  • Vasectomy

Paediatric Surgery

  • Circumcision
  • Hernia surgery (Groin and umbilical)
  • Tongue tie surgery

Referrers Contact

During Normal Hours

If you need to speak to me for any reason please:

Tel: (07) 3345-6667 or
email: info@sunnybankobesitycentre.com

My staff will provide you with my mobile number or personal email address.

Please be aware that I may be operating and hence may not be able to answer immediately. However, I will always get back to you as soon as I can.

After Hours Assistance

If you need immediate help, please contact me directly via my office or after hours via my mobile phone and we can find a solution to the problem.

Urgent Patients

Urgent patients will be seen as soon as possible (usually within 2-3 days) and appointments can be arranged by faxing the referral to us on (07) 3344-1752 marked URGENT – SEE THIS WEEK – and include your name (doctor’s name).