Cost

The cost of bariatric surgery is dependent on variety of factors. On average the cost of surgery is around $20,000 to $25,000 without private health insurance.

The total out of pocket costs of various Bariatric surgeries (including surgeon fees, anaesthetist and surgical assistant) for patients with Private Health Insurance (that have obesity surgery cover) range from $900 to $4,500.

This is dependent on various factors including type of health fund cover, primary or revisional surgery, type of surgery  and anticipated complexity and time taken for the operation.The exact cost to you for  your specific operation will be provided to you in writing well in advance. Please contact the practice to get specific details.

For General Surgery operations like hernia, gallbladder surgery and appendicectomy  fees varies from no out of pocket cost to about $1000.

Endoscopy and colonoscopy has no out of pocket costs.

With all of the above there may be some costs for pathology and other investigations if required during your stay.