About Us

Meet our team of world-class and experienced bariatric surgeons, anaethestists, nurses, wellness coaches, and support staff!

Dr Arun Dhir

Dr Arun Dhir

MS FRCS (Edinburgh UK) FRACS

Upper GI, Bariatric and General Surgeon
Dr Arun Dhir a specialist upper gastrointestinal, bariatric and general surgeon. Read about Dr Arun Dhir

Dr Ben Keong

Dr Ben Keong

MBBS, FRACS

Upper GI, Bariatric and General Surgeon
Benjamin Keong is a specialist upper gastrointestinal, bariatric and general surgeon.

Ms Sylvia Ledinic

Ms Sylvia Ledinic

B.Sc., Grad.Dip.Ed.Psych., M.Psych., M.A.P.S.

Sylvia is a registered psychologist and a member of the Australian Psychological Society. Sylvia has worked with many clients over the years addressing a broad range of issues using a variety of techniques. Currently Sylvia is focusing on the well-being of patients who are embarking on weight loss surgery.

Frequency and overall length of treatment varies according to each individual’s needs. Confidentiality is assured and clients may seek rebates from private health insurance extra’s cover if appropriate.

Dr Neil Dooney

Dr Neil Dooney

Anaesthetist

Dr Dooney is a Fellow of the Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA)and has public appointments at the Austin hospital and Eastern Health. He is committed to ongoing professional development and aims to provide you the best possible care for your procedure.

Dr John Zois

Dr John Zois

Specialist Anaesthetist

Specialist Anaesthetist with extensive experience in a variety of surgical specialities and an advanced airway management instructor for anaesthesia trainees.

 

Jayne Corner

Jayne Corner

Wellness Coach

Level 3 Wellness Coaching, Cert IV (Fitness), Cert IV (Fitness Pilates) As a Wellness Coach Jayne supports her clients in achieving the long lasting and positive changes they are looking for – closing the gap between where they are and where they want to go. Jayne is also a certified fitness professional and takes a holistic approach to understanding how all parts of your life affect your health as a whole.

Amber

Amber

Mindset Coach

Amber is a qualified and experienced Mindset Coach specialising in Bariatric Surgery Support. She has over 20 years’ experience in training, coaching and human potential with an Honours degree in Psychology, and a Diploma in Coaching, and is an Associate Member of the Australian & New Zealand Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Society.

Amber is passionate about helping bariatric surgery patients to let go of disempowering habits and behaviour patterns, to transform their mindsets to truly value themselves and their health, and to realise their true potential and weight goal.

Ms Rachael Roberts

Ms Rachael Roberts

Medical Receptionist

Rachael joined our reception team at Melbourne Gastro Surgery in 2016.

Rachael has a background in general medical practices and reception. You will appreciate Rachael’s caring, friendly manner and attention to detail and her commitment to patient care excellence.