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Laparoscopic & Obesity Surgeon

Dr Craig Taylor

One of Sydney's most experienced surgeons.

Dr Craig Taylor is one of the most experienced and highly regarded specialist Bariatric Surgeons in Sydney. He has performed more than 8,000 weight loss procedures, covering all types of bariatric surgery including revisional surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric balloon, gastric banding, greater curve plication, Roux-Y bypass, One Anastomosis Gastric bypass (mini bypass), and SADI bypass.

He has significant experience in corrective and revisional surgery to resolve problems after previous procedures, and regularly manages high risk patients with major medical conditions, some with extreme obesity; Dr Taylor performed a sleeve gastrectomy on the largest patient ever to undergo surgery in Australia at 370kg. His focus on precision and strict operative standards ensure that Dr Taylors complication rates are amongst the lowest in the world. He has pioneered a number of advances in surgical technique, short stay surgical protocols, and multi-disciplinary team management to ensure his patients receive the best possible care.

Dr Taylor is highly committed to education and actively involved in teaching other doctors, nurses and medical students. He has trained numerous surgeons from all over Australia and abroad who have worked under his guidance at Concord hospital Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Fellowship program or have attended Bariatric Masterclass Clinical Immersions at the Mater Private hospital. He is frequently invited to speak at surgical conferences around Australia, and is a published author of more than 25 papers in the medical literature, and continues to actively research improved outcomes in bariatric surgery.

Dr Taylor graduated from the University of Sydney in 1997 and qualified as a Surgeon in 2004 with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Metabolic and Obesity Surgical Society (ANZMOSS), Australian and New Zealand Gastro-Oesophageal Surgery Association (ANZGOSA), and International Federation of Surgery for Obesity (IFSO).

Easy access from all areas of Sydney via the M1, M2 & M5 motorways