Perth Weightloss & Surgery Costs

Perth Weight Loss & Surgery Costs

Estimate cost of weight loss surgery with insurance

The estimated out-of-pocket cost of various bariatric surgeries for patients with private health insurance (and obesity surgery cover) range from $900 to $4,500. This includes:

This also covers the cost of the surgeon, anaesthetist and surgical assistant.

Private health insurance cover is dependent on a range of factors, including:

  • The type of health fund cover
  • Primary or revisional surgery
  • Type of surgery
  • Anticipated complexity
  • Time taken for the operation

The exact out-of-pocket cost for your particular operation will be provided to you in writing well in advance of the surgery day. Please contact the practice to get specific details.

Estimate cost of weight loss surgery without insurance

The estimated cost of weight loss surgery in Perth is dependent on a variety of factors. On average, the total cost of bariatric surgery with Perth Weight Loss & Surgery is around $20,000 to $25,000 without private health insurance.

For individual bariatric surgeries, the estimated fees are as follows:

  • Gastric Bypass/Roux En Y Surgery $23,000 – one of the lowest prices in Perth.
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery $19,000
  • Lap Band Removal $11,000

The above fees are inclusive of the hospital stay, surgeon, anaesthetist and surgical assistant.

Anaesthetist Fee

There will be no out-of-pocket expenses for your anaesthetist, provided you have the appropriate level of cover with your private health fund.

If you have appropriate cover, your anaesthetic (only SJOG Midland Hospital) invoice will be billed directly to your health fund as a no-gap arrangement. If you do not have hospital cover, then you will need to contact the anaesthetist for a detailed quote.


General Surgery Operations

For general surgery operations (such as hernia, gallbladder surgery and appendix removal), the fees vary from no out-of-pocket cost to approximately $1,000.

Endoscopy and colonoscopy procedures have no out-of-pocket expenses.

For all general surgery operations, there may be additional costs for pathology and other investigations if required during your stay.


Hospital and Theatre Costs

Please contact your private health fund to find out your hospital excess (if applicable) or any other hospital out-of-pocket expense there may be.

If you do not have private hospital cover, please contact St John of God Midland’s Private Hospital Admissions Team for a detailed self-funded quote.


Surgical Assistant Fee

Can be up to $500 for Gastric Sleeve, SIPS/SADI-S and $800 – Roux En Y Bypass

The Perth Weight Loss & Surgery team can be contacted on:

Telephone: (08) 6155 8822

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Mr Siva Gounder on either (08) 6155 8822 or via email