Ipswich Bariatric and General Surgery


  Appointments Please Call 07 3444 1910

Pricing

Consultation Fees – Surgeon 

Initial Consultation              $ 185 (Medicare rebate $80)

Subsequent Consultation   $ 95  (Medicare rebate $40)

Post-Operative Consultation  – Bulk Billed

Surgical Fees

Bariatric Surgery – Private Health

All Bariatric surgery will be billed to your respective health fund.
There will be a facility fee that is not claimable and differs depending on the operation of choice, but it enables you to have LIFETIME bulk-billed follow up consultations with the surgeon.

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy       $2000

Laparoscopic Mini-Gastric Bypass        $3000
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass                 $3000

Revisional Surgery                                   $3600

Please note the above prices do not include the Surgeons consultation fees, dietitian consultation fees or anaesthetist fees.

Self-Funding Bariatric Patients

This is difficult to assess as hospital fees are variable but the self-funded cost for a Gastric Sleeve, Mini Bypass or RY Bypass is approximately $18,700 – $22,000 depending on procedure. This includes all surgical, anaesthetic and hospital costs as well as 5 visits to our dietitian. All surgical follow-up is bulk billed.
Medicare claims are applicable to self-funding patients for the surgical and anaesthetic costs.

Dietitian (Privately insured patients)

Initial Consultation                  $150

Subsequent Consultation         $75

Note – These consultations are partially relatable on private health if covered for dietetics on extras.

Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy
All no-gap billed direct to your health fund with no out of pocket expenses

General Surgical Procedures
All no-gap billed direct to your health fund with no out of pocket expenses

Please note an Anaesthetic fee may apply to all the above and will need to be discussed with the Anaesthetist prior.