This website is to introduce you to surgery for severe obesity and the specialist society that has been formed to encourage research, education and communication into this surgical specialty.
The Australian and New Zealand Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery Association (ANZGOSA) was formed in 2006, to provide a vehicle for improving the surgical management of diseases of the stomach, oesophagus and upper gastrointestinal tract.
The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), formed in 1927, is a non-profit organisation training surgeons and maintaining surgical standards in Australia and New Zealand. The College’s purpose is to be the unifying force for surgery in Australia and New Zealand, with FRACS standing for excellence in surgical care.
Baringa Private Hospital is a medical, surgical, rehabilitation and IVF hospital with state of the art operating theatres.
The Australian Centre for Eating Behaviour is the leading independent provider of professional development in eating disorders and weight concerns for health professionals in Australia and New Zealand.
Specialist Breast and Plastic Surgeon who provides a wide range of non-surgical and surgical plastic and cosmetic procedures.
The Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA) sets, promotes and continuously improves the standards of practice, training and research in gastroenterology and hepatology in Australia.
General Surgeons Australia (GSA) ensures the provision of high quality, comprehensive General Surgical services to the Australian community.
The International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) is a Federation composed of national associations of bariatric surgeons and Integrated Health professionals.