Welcome to Gippsland Bariatric Services

Gippsland Bariatric Services is currently providing a general surgical service to Gippsland Southern Health Service LeongathaMaryvale Private Hospital and the HealthCare Centre Morwell. We also now have an office at the Victoria Street Medical Clinic, Warragul, , Bairnsdale Family Medical Centre and Berwick Healthcare – ring 5174 0036 or Fax 5174 0046 for appointments for all clinics.

Mr. David Scott is a Gippsland based General Surgeon with an interest in advanced laparoscopic surgery. Mr. Scott runs the main Gippsland Bariatric Services office from his consulting rooms at 150 Princes Highway, Traralgon, where all appointments to see Mr. Scott are made. Mr. Scott is the only surgeon performing Sleeve Gastrectomy in Gippsland. Referrals are accepted not only locally but state-wide and from interstate.

There is an initial consulting fee of which you will receive a partial refund from Medicare. Subsequent consultation with respect to the initial consultation are bulk billed, however if there is a procedure or dressings undertaken there will be an extra cost involved.

To discuss costs related to Sleeve Gastrectomy and Lap band Surgery please contact the rooms and speak to the Secretary. Mr Scott treats privately insured patients and self funded patients for these bariatric procedures. Mr Scott also does Abdominoplasty, Lipectomy and Brachioplasty for privately insured patients only.

All patients undertaking bariatric lap band surgery will receive a free copy of “Your Complete Guide to Nutrition for Weight Loss Surgery”, and a copy of “The Lap Band Solution” along with a Portion Perfection Plate.  Patients will be given a comprehensive information sheet prior to surgery.