Auckland Weight Loss Surgery specialises in the surgical management of obesity.

We offer the full complement of weight loss procedures, including gastric bypass and gastric sleeve surgery (also known as a sleeve gastrectomy), allowing us to select the surgery best suited to each patient.

Our surgeons Grant Beban, Richard Babor, Nick Evennett and Angela Bayly are specifically trained in obesity surgery for weight loss and perform these operations frequently. They work together to optimise patient care.

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The Team

At Auckland Weight Loss Surgery, surgeons Grant Beban, Richard Babor, Nicholas Evennett and Angela Bayly all work as part of a multidisciplinary team that provides a holistic approach to obesity surgery. Other team members include our clinical nurse specialist, dietitian and psychologist.

Meet the rest of our team.

You can contact us directly to make an appointment for a consultation. You do not require a referral from your GP.

Auckland Weight Loss Surgery surgeon team

The Surgery

Surgery for morbid obesity (bariatric surgery) has helped many people lose more weight than is possible by diet and maintain that weight loss. It can dramatically improve quality of life and improve medical conditions associated with obesity.

Bariatric surgery may help you if

  • your weight is significantly greater than you would like
  • you find it difficult to lose weight by diet and exercise
  • you are concerned about the health consequences of your weight
  • your weight affects your quality of life

Surgery for extreme obesity has helped many people lose more weight than is possible by diet, and maintain that weight loss.

Bariatric Surgery versus Intensive Medical Therapy for Diabetes — 5-Year Outcomes
New England Journal of Medicine 2017;376:641-51.