Dr Ben Keong

Dr Benjamin Keong is a specialist upper gastrointestinal, bariatric and general surgeon.
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Dr Ben Keong

Dr Ben Keong

MBBS, FRACS, Upper GI, Bariatric and General Surgeon

Dr Keong is highly-qualified general surgeon who has undertaken extensive post-fellowship training in upper gastrointestinal surgery. After completing his training through Austin Health and obtaining his general surgery fellowship in 2013, he subsequently underwent extensive sub-specialty training in upper gastrointestinal and bariatric surgery at major Australian centres including Box Hill Hospital and St George Hospital (Sydney).

Dr Ben strongly believes in close collaboration with both the patient and the health team to achieve optimal results. He is a keen advocate for a laparoscopic (keyhole) approach to most operations when feasible.

Online Consultation Announcement

Dr Arun is cancelling all his elective surgery to preserve essential medical equipment and Personal Protective Equipment (the government ban takes effect on 1st April). Melbourne Gastro Surgery will be closed from Monday 31st March until futher notice. However, you may wish to speak to Dr Arun for any of the following reasons:

Review appointment: You may have had surgery with us in the past and wish to speak to Dr Arun. Please make sure you book a WLS REVIEW Consultation HERE

New Appointment for future Weight Loss Surgery: Please book a NEW Patient Consulation HERE

You can now book an online consultations with Dr Arun or contact us by email and we will get back to you at the earliest. Thank you to all our wonderful patients for graciously accepting this decision.

During this uncertain and challenging time, please look after yourself and stay connected to family and friends. Praying for a speedy return to normal life for everyone stay safe and let’s look after one another.

Dr Dhir and staff at Melbourne Gastro Surgery.

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