Dr Benedict Mackay offers patients an expert, multidisciplinary approach to weight loss surgery with a strong emphasis on ensuring an exceptional quality of care. As well as bariatric surgery, he’s also available for upper gastrointestinal and general surgery.
As your patient’s primary medical professional, it’s important to Dr Benedict Mackay to work in partnership with you to ensure a positive long-term outcome.
Successful, permanent weight loss requires ongoing lifestyle changes and we recognise the significant role that a patient’s GP has to play.
Dr Benedict Mackay uses the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners guidelines for bariatric surgery.
One of the key criteria for being a bariatric patient is your BMI (Body Mass Index).
According to BMI categories:
Use our BMI tool to find out if your weight is putting you at risk.
In certain circumstances, patients with lower BMI may be candidates.