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Mr Gary Crosthwaite

MBBS, FRACS

Gary Crosthwaite trained in Melbourne at the Royal Melbourne Hospital through the University of Melbourne graduating in 1982. After completing surgical training through the Royal Melbourne and obtaining a Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons he underwent international training in advanced laparoscopy and Upper GI Surgery with one of the world leaders in laparoscopic surgery in the UK.

His interests and expertise are in bariatric and anti-reflux surgery, achalasia, gall bladder surgery, as well as cancer surgery of the stomach and oesophagus. He is the Director of General Surgery and Gastroenterology at the Epworth Healthcare and currently works as a consultant surgeon at the Royal Melbourne Hospital as well as being a Senior Fellow of the University of Melbourne, Department of Surgery.

Our Surgeons

  • Professor Paul O’Brien AO

    Monash University Emeritus Professor of Surgery and Emeritus Director of the Centre for Obesity Research and Education (CORE). In 2017 he was awarded Officer (AO)...

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  • Professor Wendy Brown

    Monash University Professor of Surgery and Director of The Centre for Obesity Research and Education (CORE), Centre for Obesity Research and Education, at the Alfred...

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  • Mr Andrew Packiyanathan

    Mr Andrew Packiyanathan is a general and upper gastrointestinal surgeon with a special interest in bariatric (weight loss) surgery. He also has an interest in...

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  • Mr Stewart Skinner

    Senior Lecturer Monash University Department of Surgery, Visiting Surgeon at The Alfred Hospital and at also Frankston Hospital.

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  • Mr Andrew Smith

    A Senior Lecturer Monash University Department of Surgery, Visiting surgeon at the Alfred Hospital.

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  • Mr Gary Crosthwaite

    Visiting Surgeon at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Director of General Surgery and Gastroenterology at Epworth Hospital.

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Aftercare Physicians

  • Dr Caroline Lloyd

  • Dr Samantha Green

  • Dr Audrey Kotzander

  • Dr Anna Korin

  • Dr Karina Stolyarsky

  • Dr Paul MacCartney

Specialist Physician

  • Dr John Wentworth

Clinical Psychologist

  • Assoc. Professor Leah Brennan

Dietitian

  • Helen Bauzon