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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.

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 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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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