Doctor Profile

Mr Arun Dhir

With over 25 years of national and international experience and having performed several thousands of laparoscopic (keyhole) procedures successfully, Dr Arun Dhir- Director at Melbourne Gastro Surgery, is a highly respected surgeon in Melbourne. Mr. Dhir's vision is to provide holistic, world class treatment to patients with upper gastro intestinal and general surgical problems. He has a particular interest in laparoscopic ( keyhole) surgery and its application in weight loss for the morbidly obese. He also specializes in revisional surgery for obese patients who have had complications of previous weight loss operations.



  • General Surgery

Special Interests

  • Weight loss surgery (Lap Gastric Banding , Lap Sleeve Gastrectomy and Lap Gastric Bypass)
  • Surgery for cancer of Stomach and Esophagus
  • Surgery for reflux disease including hiatus hernia repair
  • General Surgery ( hernias,gall bladders etc.)
  • Endoscopy (Gastroscopy & Colonoscopy)


  • MBBS, B. J. Medical College, Pune, India, 1993
  • MS (Gen. Surgery), K. G. Medical College, Lucknow, India, 1998
  • FRCS, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK, 1999
  • FRACS, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 2008
  • GESA Accreditation in GI Endoscopy, Conjoint Committee for Recognition of Training in GI endoscopy, 2008

Contact Details & For Appointments

+61 9 9466 7799
+61 9 8080 9849

Consulting Address

    • Melbourne Gastro Surgery
    • Suite 213, Level 2
    • 12 Ormond Boulevard
    • Bundoora VIC 3083
    • Melbourne Gastro Surgery
    • Suite F Consulting Suites
    • 246 Clayton Road
    • Clayton VIC 3168
    • Melbourne Gastro Surgery
    • Suite 2A, Knox Private Hospital
    • 262 Mountain Highway
    • Wantirina VIC 3152

Professional Associations

  • IFSO
  • GESA

Additional Languages

  • Hindi

Education and Training

  • Senior Lecturer in Surgery, Monash University, Melbourne