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Weight Regain After Gastric Bypass Surgery

Weight Regain After Gastric Bypass Have you had a gastric bypass in the past?  Even an open bypass?  If you are struggling with weight regain,...

Minimzer Ring - Dr George Balalis Adelaide Weight Loss Surgeon

Minimizer Ring

The Minimizer Ring is a weight loss procedure designed to reduce or prevent stretch that can occur over time with gastric bypass pouch. Dr Balalis,...

How does the Allurion gastric balloon work?

How does the Allurion gastric balloon work? The Allurion Gastric Balloon is the world’s first and only temporary gastric balloon that requires no surgery, no...

New medication showing promising early weight loss in trials

Tirzepatide – Once Weekly Injection for Obesity.   There has been continued interest in GLP-1 medications for weight loss in Adelaide and the rest of...

PCOS and Obesity

  Around 15% of women of reproductive age will suffer from polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).   Patients need to have 2 of the 3 important...

National Diabetes Week 2022

National Diabetes Week 2022

How obesity is related to diabetes – and how you can do something about it!   It is currently diabetes week, and it is important...

Australian Financial Review - Allurion Article

Dr Balalis was mentioned in an article in the Financial Review on the 17th June 2022. The article discusses the novel technology behind the Allurion...

Do I qualify for bariatric surgery?

Do I qualify for bariatric surgery?

Bariatric surgery assists patients to reverse their physiology, improve their health and increase their life-span.  It is a proven option for patients who qualify.  It...

Dr George Balalis Leading Contributor Bariatric Surgery Registry 2021

Dr George Balalis recognised as a Leading Contributor by the Bariatric Surgery Registry

    The Bariatric Surgery Registry (BSR) has recognised Dr Balalis as a Leading Contributor in 2021. This achievement highlights Dr Balalis’ commitment to independent...

What is a bariatric surgeon?

  What is a bariatric surgeon? Is it someone who places lap bands?!     This is the first thing that I am asked when...

Is Wegovy Available in Australia

Wagovy is not available in Australia yet but we will keep you updated as it is the most beneficial weight loss medication in clinical trials...

Sleep Apnoea and Obesity

Sleep apnoea, or obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a relatively common condition in Adelaide and Australia, where people experience episodes or obstructed breathing while they...

Obesity, Fertility and IVF

It is important to consider your weight when thinking about pregnancy, as well as if you are having issues with falling pregnant.     With...

Wegovy - New Weekly Weight Loss Medication

Wegovy (Semaglutide) is not yet available in Australia, however was accepted for evaluation by the TGA in March 2021, and is already TGA approved in...

What You Need To Know About Sleeve Gastrectomy

  What is a sleeve gastrectomy?   The Sleeve Gastrectomy (also referred to as the gastric sleeve, vertical sleeve gastrectomy, or VSG) is the most...

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