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Bariatric, Laparoscopic & General Surgeon
Melbourne 03 9770 7189

About Dr Geoff 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.

He successfuly runs Melbourne Bariatrics with rooms at Peninsula Private Hospital.


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


Dr. Geoffrey Draper - Melbourne Surgeon


In recent years Mr Draper has performed:

+  Over 1000 weight loss operations
+  Over 8000 laparoscopic procedures
+  More than 1800 laparoscopic cholecystectomies
+  Greater than 800 laparoscopic hernia operations
+  At least 500 laparoscopic stomach operations (including over 100 laparoscopic anti-reflux operations)


Mr Draper's operates at:

+ Peninsula Private Hospital
+ Epworth Eastern,
+ Epworth Richmond, 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, 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 Dr Geoff Draper on  03  9770  7189 
for more information or to make an appointment


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