How Much Does Weight Loss Surgery Cost?

Have you been searching for the best weight loss surgery option?
Learn more about having Gastric Sleeve Surgery with us –
It could be the best decision you’ve ever made!

What is the cost of weight loss surgery?

A lot will depend on whether you have health insurance. To view a chart of approximate costs of weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery), please select the relevant button, according to whether you have Private Health Insurance or not.

Funding Your Weight Loss Surgery

We understand the Out of Pocket costs can seem to be very steep for many patients wanting weight loss surgery. However, if you look at the bigger picture – for a small initial investment, you can actually save a lot of money in the future. To find out about the potential for saving money after weight loss surgery, read “Money saved on food and medical bills pays for weight loss surgery”

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Can I Use My Super To Fund Weight Loss Surgery?

This is certainly an option that many have used. However, the rules around this option are very stringent. You will need to discuss this with your Super fund and comply with their requirements. We can assist by providing documentation to support the claim as is reasonable and defensible on medical grounds.

A date of surgery will not be determined until documentation is provided with approval of fund release.

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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