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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 upper GI endoscopy and has experience in therapeutic endoscopic procedures. 

After graduating from Monash University in 2003 he underwent residency and surgical training at Monash Health. Andrew completed surgical training in 2013 and continued post fellowship training in oesophagogastric and bariatric surgery at the Alfred Hospital from 2014 to 2016. 

Andrew currently works at Alfred Health, Northern Health, The Avenue Hospital in Windsor and Western Private Hospital in Footscray.  Andrew specialises in the Lap-Band procedure and Sleeve Gastrectomy and endoscopic procedure of the Orbera balloon.

Weight Loss Specialist

  • Dr Caroline Lloyd

    Caroline Lloyd has worked with the CBS since 2007, having previously worked in the fields of General Practice, Sexual Health and Cosmetic Dermatology. Since joining...

  • Dr Samantha Green

    Samantha Green is a general practitioner with an interest in the public health impact of obesity. She also enjoys assisting individual patients achieve long-term change...

  • Dr Audrey Kotzander

    Audrey studied at Monash University completing her MBBS, DRANZCOG and is part of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Audrey is one of our...

  • Dr Anna Korin

    Anna has a wealth of knowledge specialising as an Emergency Physician. Anna works at a couple of different CBS sites. In Anna's spare time you...

  • Dr Karina Stolyarsky

    Karina completed a Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery at Monash University. Karina is part of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Karina's...

Our Surgeons

  • Mr Andrew Smith

    Andrew Smith is an Upper Gastro-intestinal specialist general surgeon. He trained in surgery at The Alfred in Melbourne, becoming fully qualified in 1996. Post graduate...

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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 Damien Loh

    Damien is an upper gastrointestinal and bariatric surgeon who graduated from University of Melbourne in 2002 and has been a Fellow of the Royal Australasian...

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Dietitian

  • Helen Bauzon