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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...

The Sunday Mail

Weight loss surgery is on the rise but there is still more to be done!     Weight loss surgery is on the rise, but...

Type 2 Diabetes Australia Guidelines – Weight loss surgery is highly effective

There is a worsening issue of obesity in Australia, with prospective modelling suspecting that up to 80% of all Australians will be overweight in 10...

One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass

Interest and use of the mini-bypass is increasing every year, and is a commonly performed weight loss surgery in Dr Balalis' practice. Patients can expect...

Sleeve Gastrectomy

Sleeve gastrectomy is the most common operation currently performed for weight loss in Australia and has very good results. Dr Balalis performs sleeve gastrectomy operations...

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