Our Team

Mr Siva Gounder

Mr Siva Gounder. Bariatric Surgeon Perth.

Bariatric Surgeon, General Surgeon and Endoscopist
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.
Mr Siva’s team of friendly, helpful and caring staff at the office will make sure everything runs smoothly from your first appointment to booking surgery and your aftercare.
Dr Soong Chua
Fiona has been working as the Practice Manager at Perth Weight Loss and Surgery since 2020. Fiona has worked in the medical industry for over 18 years and during this time she has gained a vast amount of experience working in different specialties within the medical field. Born in Perth, Western Australia, Fiona enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her Italian Greyhound, shopping, travel, and the outdoors. Fiona looks forward to meeting and assisting you at Perth Weight Loss and Surgery.
Fiona Oteri
Practice Manager
Dr Soong Chua
Claudia completed a Bachelor of Nutrition and Masters of Dietetics at Curtin University. She has worked in private practice seeing a wide variety of complex cases and found a passion in weight loss surgery and gastrointestinal health. She has specialist training in the management of feeding problems and is an SOS trained dietitian. She has also undergone additional training for nutrition in bariatric surgery to enable her to provide specialist advice to improve patients long-term success after weight loss surgery. Claudia takes on an all-encompassing approach to give you the support you need to achieve your nutrition goals and improve your daily living.
Claudia Coombes
Dr Soong Chua
Margaret Hays
Dr Soong Chua
Kerry is a FIFO wife and mother of three young girls and is the Medical Receptionist for Mr Siva Gounder. She has been in the medical industry as a Medical Receptionist / Secretary and Personal Assistant since 2008. Born in Zimbabwe, raised in Perth, Western Australia, Kerry enjoys the outdoors with her family. She enjoys music of all genres. Hawthorn is her AFL team of choice. Kerry looks forward to helping you with any enquiries and seeing you face to face in the clinic.
Kerry Schmidt
Medical Receptionist