Dr Geoffrey Draper

Dr 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.

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


Geoffrey Draper

In recent years Dr Draper has performed:

+ Over 4000 weight loss operations
+ Including over 1200 Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Bands and over 2500 Sleeve Gastrectomies
+ Over 12000 laparoscopic procedures
+ Nearly 2000 laparoscopic cholecystectomies
+ Over 1200 laparoscopic hernia operations
+ Over 500 other laparoscopic stomach operations (including over 100 laparoscopic anti-reflux operations)

Dr Draper's operates at:

+ Peninsula 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
Australian and New Zealand Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Society (ANZMOSS)
+ International Federation for Surgery for Obesity (IFSO)

Member of the Australian Insitute of COmany Directors (MAICD)

Private Hospital Visiting Rights:

+ Peninsula Private Hospital, Frankston

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

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