- 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 yes, then you should seriously consider bariatric or weight loss surgery.
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
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Bariatric surgery has become widely accepted as one of the best treatments for weight-loss and type 2 diabetes. However, from time to time, some misconceptions spread faster and more extensively than the truth; which can cause people suffering from obesity to have second thoughts and, unfortunately, avoid these types of treatments altogether. In today’ society […]
Losing weight can be extremely difficult. If you have a BMI over 30 and have struggled to lose weight, tried countless diets and exercise programs and still haven’t experienced any success it could be time to consider alternative options. Weight loss can be hard and making the decision to undergo weight loss surgery is a […]
Changing your lifestyle to incorporate healthier habits is not an easy thing to do. It can be very frustrating if you feel you are doing your best, yet the scales just aren’t reflecting your continued efforts. Try as you might, the weight is not budging and it is when you are at your most frustrated […]
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