• General Surgery
  • Bariatric surgery

Areas of interest


Michael Hii is an Oesophago Gastric, Bariatric and Metabolic surgeon at Epworth Healthcare. He attended Melbourne University and completed surgical training in Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia. He is a high-volume clinical surgeon and is passionate about improving the patient experience, system efficiency and individual surgical outcomes.

Michael is an active clinical researcher. Areas of research interest include improving preoperative patient selection and optimisation of patients prior to major surgery and novel measures for improving postsurgical outcomes. He is the chair of the St Vincent's Hospital Upper GI and HPB research group and a Clinical Senior Lecturer with the University of Melbourne.

In addition to his clinical workload and research interests Michael is heavily involved in surgical education. He lectures medical students through the St Vincent's Hospital Medical School, he is the training hub supervisor for PreSET surgical training and also the supervisor of the Upper GI/ Bariatric post fellowship surgical program.

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Melbourne Gastro Oesophageal Surgery

Suite 4, Level 3, Healy Wing
41 Victoria Parade
Fitzroy VIC 3065

Consulting Location

Melbourne Gastro Oesophageal Surgery

Suite 1, Level 3
100 Victoria Pde
Fitzroy VIC 3065

Epworth locations


Epworth Freemasons Albert Street


  • MBBS
  • BMedSci
  • PGDipSurgAnat

Education and training

  • Senior clinical fellow, University of Melbourne
  • Pre SET supervisor, St Vincent's Hospital
  • Supervisor of Upper GI and Bariatric fellowship training, St Vincent's Hospital


  • Body composition changes with upper GI treatment
  • GI physiology changes with bariatric surgery
  • Improving outcomes following upper GI treatment
  • Multimodality treatment of obesity

Professional Associations

  • GSA
  • AMA
  • RACS

Public Appointments

  • St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne