Lapband

Mr Andrew Smith

MBBS (Hons), FRACS

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 training was undertaken in the U.K. for a further 2 years to obtain expertise in laparoscopic and resectional upper GI surgery.

His particular areas of interest include laparoscopic surgery, bariatric and anti-reflux surgery, gallstones and hernia surgery. As well as being a part of the surgical team at the Centre for Bariatric Surgery, Mr Smith also works at The Alfred Hospital, Glen Iris Private and Cabrini Hospital and is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Surgery, Monash Medical School. He has been doing Lap-band surgery since 2003. 

Andrew is happy to see patients who wish to have Lap-band surgery, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass and the endoscopic procedure of intragastric 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 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