About the Surgeon

Mr Ramez Bassari is a specialist General Surgeon with sub-specialist training and qualifications in Bariatric (weight loss) and Upper Gastrointestinal surgery. He is also GESA-accredited to perform gastroscopy and colonoscopy.
He graduated from Auckland School of Medicine in 2004 and completed his surgical training (FRACS) in 2012. This was followed by a further 4 years of sub-specialist training in the field of bariatric (weight loss) and upper gastrointestinal (GI) surgery in New Zealand and Australia. This included 2 years of the highly competitive AANZGOSA training pathway.

He performs his surgeries and procedures at Epworth Richmond and The Avenue Hospital in Windsor. He has private consulting suites at Epworth Richmond, Melbourne NorthWest Surgical (Moonee Ponds), Hobsons Bay Specialist Centre (Williamstown) and at The Avenue Consulting Suites (Windsor).

He holds public appointments with Western Health (Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown hospitals).

Procedures he commonly performs include:

  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Hernia surgery (e.g. groin or stomach/abdominal hernias)
  • Laparoscopic gall stone / gall bladder surgery (cholecystectomy)
  • Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery (e.g. Nissen fundoplication)
  • Laparoscopic hiatus hernia repair
  • Haemmorrhoidectomy (removal of haemorrhoids)
  • Gastrectomy - removal of part or all of the stomach e.g. for stomach cancer
  • Oesophagectomy - removal of the oesophagus e.g. for oesophageal cancer

Bariatric surgery he performs include:

  • Laparoscopic gastric sleeve / sleeve gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic gastric bypass (roux-en-Y)
  • Laparoscopic gastric band (commonly known as the "Lap Band")
  • Duodenal switch
  • Revisional bariatric surgery (those who have had bariatric surgery previously).
  • Intragastric balloon

Patient Information

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New patient registration forms can be found here. Please print, complete and bring it with you to your first appointment

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Information for colonoscopy in Melbourne click here.

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Information for colonoscopy in Seymour click here.

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Information about gall bladder surgery click here.

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Diet after anti-reflux surgery and hiatus hernia repair click here.

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Info sheet for weight loss surgery click here.

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Information about diet after weight loss surgery click here.

Mr Ramez Bassari provides life changing weight loss surgery.
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Are you considering weight loss surgery?

Choosing weight loss surgery is a big decision. But when your life is at stake due to weight related health problems, weight loss surgery may be the only option left to turn your health around and give you a new lease on life.

It is time to change!

Get Weight loss (or Bariatric) surgery performed by highly experienced and skilled weight loss surgeon Dr Ramez Bassari using the latest techniques and equipment, backed up by the excellent clinical care.

We offer a tailored approach to all our patients to determine the right option for you. Our aim is quite simply to create the best available bespoke private care at the fairest price.


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