Melbourne Gastro Surgery

Providing world-class surgical solutions for gastrointestinal problems

Improving your gut health

We help your gut health through quality treatments and surgical services.

Achieve Lasting Relief

Our gastrointestinal services can help you achieve lasting relief from heartburn with anti-reflux surgery, treat problems associated with gallstones and hernias, and other problems of GI tract such as cancers.

Integrative Gut Surgery

Incorporating a holistic approach

We understand the strong connection between the mind, gut and healthy body. Helping you manage that connection will greatly assist you in gut health and management.

Read Dr Arun Dhir’s latest book “Happy Gut, Healthy Weight”. It is now available on Amazon and bookstores.

Happy Gut, Healthy Weight

Hernia needing gastro surgery


The most common sign of gallstones is a painful attack that often occurs after a meal. Treatment often involves having the gallbladder removed.

Gallstones in Gallbladder treated with gastro surgery


Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) is a common condition that causes a burning sensation in the chest or throat (heartburn).

heartburn treated with gastro surgery


Oesophageal and stomach cancers are malignant tumours in the tissue of the oesophagus or stomach.

stomach cancer


An endoscope allows direct visual examination of the oesophagus, stomach and duodenum (Gastroscopy) or the interior of the bowel (Colonoscopy).


Robotic Surgery

for Gastro Intestinal Surgery

Robotic Surgery, or robot-assisted surgery, is minimally invasive, and enhances precision, flexibility and control during the operation. Using robotic surgery, surgeons can perform delicate and complex procedures that may have been difficult or impossible with other methods. Dr Arun Dhir regularly performs Robotic operations at the Epworth Private Hospital.

robotic surgery
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Weight Loss Surgery

Bariatric Surgery

Have you been struggling with long term problems with weight? Are you considering weight loss surgery? Do you long for better quality of life with your kids, family and friends?
Our team of Specialists in Weight Loss Surgery & Gastro-Intestinal Surgery are here to help.

Contact Us

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Meet the Upper GI Surgeons

We are a team of world-class and experienced upper gastrointestinal surgeons, anaethestists, nurses, wellness coaches, and support staff.

Dr Jacob Vanyai

Dr Jacob Vanyai


Upper GI, Bariatric and General Surgeon
Dr Jacob Vanyai is a specialist upper gastrointestinal, bariatric and general surgeon.

Dr Arun Dhir

Dr Arun Dhir

MS FRCS (Edinburgh UK) FRACS

Upper GI, Bariatric and General Surgeon
Dr Arun Dhir is a specialist upper gastrointestinal, bariatric and general surgeon. Read about Dr Arun Dhir

Dr Ben Keong

Dr Ben Keong


Upper GI, Bariatric and General Surgeon
Dr Benjamin Keong is a specialist upper gastrointestinal, bariatric and general surgeon. Read about Dr Benjamin Keong

Consulting Locations


Centre for Weight Loss
12 Ormond Blvd,
Bundoora VIC 3083


Knox Private Hospital, Consulting Suite 6A
262 Mountain Highway
Wantirna Vic 3152

Hawthorn East

Cosmetic Surgery for Men & Women
759 Burwood Rd,
Hawthorn East VIC 3123

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