How much does weight loss surgery cost?
Weight Loss Surgery Perth, Western Australia
Weight loss surgery can be a costly proposition. Western Surgical Health are dedicated to ensuring your lap band or gastric sleeve weight loss surgery is as affordable as possible. The cost of bariatric surgery at our Perth Clinic includes consultations with leading health professionals as well as surgery and post-surgery care through our Reshape Surgery programme. To help make payment easy, we offer a once off out of pocket payment for the Reshape Surgery programme.
What is the cost of weight loss surgery?
For patients with private health insurance, your once off fee includes pre-surgery assessment, gastric band or gastric sleeve (sleeve gastrectomy) surgery and twelve months access to our team of professionals for a cost of $4,400.00. In addition to this, you may incur a fee from the anaesthetist, depending on your Private Health insurance Cover.
You may be eligible for some rebates from your dietitian and psychologist appointments depending on your level of cover.
For patients with private health insurance, please check with your health insurer for your level of hospital cover, weight loss surgery is only eligible for patients with “GOLD” level cover and your plan may also have a hospital excess payable.
For patients without private health insurance, the cost of our weight loss surgery programme is $4,800.00. In addition, there will be hospital costs and Anaesthetist costs.
Patients can now consider accessing their superannuation to pay for their out of pocket weight loss and lap band surgery costs. Our Patient Liaison can assist with the ATO application process once you have consulted with the surgeon. We can also put you in touch with a company called SUPERCARE who can assist you in accessing your superannuation for your weight loss surgery.
Included in our Reshape programme is a thorough pre-surgery assessment and preparation.
Post surgery, you will have access for 12 months to some of Perth’s best health professionals to keep you on track and fully supported.
Your once off fee includes:
1. Pre and post-surgery consultations with our male and female highly experienced bariatric surgeons
2. Surgical assistant fees
Access our team of weight loss Physicians, Psychologists and Dietitians.
- Six Dietitian appointments to keep you on track
- Two Psychology appointments to prepare you and then support you on your way to a better lifestyle
- Regular Bariatric assessments with our in-house Physicians top keep you balanced and healthy
Weight Loss Surgeons
Conveniently at 51 Hampden Road, Nedlands
All of these appointments are at our Clinic in Nedlands.
Many of our appointments can be done by phone or through telehealth for our more remote patients
Some of the appointment costs may be claimed from your private health Insurer, depending on your level of cover.
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At Western Surgical Health in Perth, we’re here to help you every step of the way. Our care is unique in that we provide highly specialised professionals all at one location to support you in your surgery.
Our team includes:
– Specialised Bariatric Surgeons (both male and female)
– General Surgeons (both male and female)
– Bariatric GPs
– Accredited Practising Dietitians
– Specialised Psychologists