About

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.

Qualifications

  • 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

Professional Associations

  • IFSO
  • GESA
  • ANZGOSA
  • OSSANZ
  • FRACS

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)

Education and training

  • Senior Lecturer in Surgery, Monash University, Melbourne

Research

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Clarendon Street

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Melbourne Gastro Surgery
Suite 213, Level 2
12 Ormond Boulevard
Bundoora
VIC
3083

Consulting Location

Melbourne Gastro Surgery
Suite F Consulting Suites
246 Clayton Road
Clayton
VIC
3168

Consulting Location

Melbourne Gastro Surgery
Suite 2A, Knox Private Hospital
262 Mountain Highway
Wantirina
VIC
3152
Clinical institute

General Surgery & Gastroenterology Clinical Institute

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Mr Gary Crosthwaite
Director
The Institute focuses on surgical treatment of the abdominal organs, as well as the thyroid gland and hernias.