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In recent years there has been an increase in the number of people turning to weight loss surgery to reduce body weight and improve obesity related health issues.

7 Apr 2021

However, making an informed decision about any surgical procedure is vital. As such, we are pleased to release our latest podcast episode with St John of God Subiaco Hospital General and Bariatric Surgeon Dr Siva Sundararajan.

In this episode, Dr Sundararajan discusses various weight loss surgery options, as well as what to expect, how to prepare and the best time to have the procedure.

More information about weight loss surgery at St John of God Subiaco Hospital.

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Siva Sundararajan

About the Presenter

Mr Siva Sundararajan is a specialist general and weight loss surgeon. He graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2000 and migrated to Australia in 2004.

After completing his general surgical training in Western Australia, Mr Sundararajan was selected to undertake a fellowship in bariatric surgery at Box Hill Hospital. It is a high volume unit with surgeons specialising in laparoscopic and robotic weight loss surgery and one of the few public hospitals in Australia to have a dedicated weight loss surgery unit. He then undertook further training in Belgium with Dr Bruno Dillemans, a world authority on bariatric surgery.

Mr Sundararajan has commenced private practice at St John of God Subiaco Hospital and has public appointments at Armadale Hospital and St John of God Midland Public Hospital. He also serves as a military surgeon in the Royal Australian Airforce.