- General Surgery
Are you tired of fighting a never ending battle with your weight, being caught in a constant cycle of weight loss, weight regain, watching calories and feeling hungry?
Do you have diabetes, sleep apnoea, hypertension and other weight related diseases? Are you struggling with the disease called obesity?
If you answered yes to any of the questions above, you could be a candidate for weight loss surgery. Contact us today to find out more.
Siva is originally from Malaysia and has made Perth home since 2007. He completed his medical degree in Manipal Academy of Higher education in 1999. He returned to Malaysia and completed his postgraduate specialist surgery training in General Surgery from University of Malaya in 2007 and prior to that he was awarded membership with the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) […] in 2005 He migrated to Perth and underwent further specialized advanced surgical training in all major Perth hospitals through the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons training program. He successfully obtained the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 2015.
Based on both national and international standards a basic requirement is a BMI of more than 30. This is not absolute and there are variations based on a number of other factors such as presence of Diabetes Mellitus.
Below 18.5 - Underweight
18.5-24.9 - Normal
25.0-29.9 - Overweight
30.0 and Above - Obese
AT THIS STAGE YOU DO NOT QUALIFY FOR WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY, PLEASE
CONTACT US IF YOU HAVE FURTHER QUESTIONS.
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