Excellence in Bariatric and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Since 2012
Dr Smith is a New Zealand trained fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
Experienced Bariatric and Laparoscopic Surgeon
Since specialising in Advanced Laparoscopic and Weight Loss Surgery in the USA in 2009, Dr Smith has performed over 1000 Weight Loss Operations.
Insurance Affiliated Provider
We are afflilated providers for Southern Cross and other insurance companies.
Aspiring Bariatrics Laparoscopy & Endoscopy is the specialist surgical practice of Dr Mark Smith.
Dr Smith specialises in the use of laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat conditions like reflux, hernias and gallstones as well as metabolic and other complications of excess weight. Established in 2012 our focus is on providing high quality care for the people of Otago and Southland. We are based in Dunedin but also provide regular monthly face to face clinics in Invercargill, Queenstown as well as Zoom telehealth consultations.
Weight Loss Surgery
Dr Smith specialises in the use of the latest minimally invasive surgery techniques to help people lose weight and improve their health. Dr Smith has been helping people achieve their weight loss surgery goals since 2009.
Hernia Repair Surgery
Dr Smith offers laparoscopic and open surgery to repair hernias of the groin and abdominal wall.
We offer a range of laparoscopic surgical techniques for the treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux or heartburn..
We offer a free monthly information webinar for people wanting to find out more about weight loss or metabolic surgery.
Region Wide Service
While we are based in Dunedin we also offer regular monthly face to face clinics in Invercargill and Queenstown as well as Zoom virtual consultations.
We offer laparoscopic gallbladder removal surgery for the treatment of gallstones and their complications.
Upper Endoscopy and Colonoscopy
We offer diagnostic and therapeutic Upper Endoscopy and Colonoscopy at Manaaki Day Surgery facility at Mercy Hospital
We also offers other services including investigation and management of benign and malignant conditions affecting the upper abdominal organs.
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