Dr Geoffrey Draper

Mr Geoffrey Draper is a specialist surgeon who trained in General Surgery at Melbourne's Monash Medical Centre followed by advanced training in laparoscopic surgery in England at MATTU.

In particular his focus has been on laparoscopic stomach surgery and hernia surgery, with advanced training in weight loss surgery.

More information on Mr Draper can be found at http://www.geoffreydraper.com.au.

Now, Mr Draper's main focus is weight loss surgery, in particular Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band, Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass surgery.


Geoffrey Draper

In recent years Mr Draper has performed:

+ Over 2000 weight loss operations
+ Including over 1200 Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Bands and over 500 Sleeve Gastrectomies
+ Over 10000 laparoscopic procedures
+ Nearly 2000 laparoscopic cholecystectomies
+ Over 1000 laparoscopic hernia operations
+ Over 500 other laparoscopic stomach operations (including over 100 laparoscopic anti-reflux operations)

Mr Draper's operates at:

+ Peninsula Private Hospital
+ Epworth Richmond,
+ Epworth Eastern, and
+ Beleura Private Hospital

Medical School:

+ Monash University


+ Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery M.B.B.S., (1992)

Post Graduate:

+ Fellow of The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons FRACS 2001
+ Laparoscopic Surgery Fellow at MATTU, Guildford, UK, 2002 to 2004




+ General Surgery
+ Gastrointestinal Surgery
+ Laparoscopic Surgery and
+ Obesity Surgery

Professional Memberships:

+ Australian Medical Association
+ Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand OSSANZ

Private Hospital Visiting Rights:

+ Peninsula Private Hospital, Frankston
+ Beleura Private Hospital, Mornington
+ The Bays Hospital, Mornington
+ Epworth Richmond,
+ Epworth Eastern, Box Hill

My particular interests are:

+ Laparoscopic (Key Hole) Surgery
+ Laparoscopic Adjustable gastric banding surgery for morbid obesity
+ Laparosocpic Sleeve gastrectomy for morbid obesity
+ Hernia surgery
+ Upper Gastrointestinal surgery


+ Swimming, music, wine

Please Contact Melbourne Bariatrics on  03  9770  7189  for more information or to make an appointment
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