Surgery Fees

What does surgery cost with Dr Watson?

How much does weight loss surgery cost in Perth?

Bariatric Surgery Fees

When it comes to paying for weight loss surgery, it is preferable to have private health insurance. The cost of most weight loss surgeries without private health insurance can be very expensive due to hospital costs. It is advised, especially with the changes to Medicare last year, to check with your insurance provider to see if you are covered. Please do not assume your top cover has continued. Ring the fund and quote the item number to make sure you are still covered.

You must have a referral from your general practitioner or a medical specialist to receive weight loss surgery.

Below is a breakdown of costs for patients with private health insurance.

COSTS ARE INCREASED IF THERE HAS BEEN PREVIOUS SURGERY, A VERY HIGH BMI AND NO HEALTH INSURANCE.

Fees If You Have Private Health Insurance

Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Out of pocket expenses from $4500

This includes:

  • Surgeon
  • Surgical Assistant
  • Surgical aftercare with Dr Stephen Watson

Gastric Bypass Surgery

Out of pocket expenses from $4500

This includes:

  • Surgeon
  • Surgical Assistant
  • Surgical aftercare with Dr Stephen Watson

Sleeve Bypass Surgery (SADI-S or SASI-S)

Out of pocket expenses from $4500

This includes:

  • Surgeon
  • Surgical Assistant
  • Surgical aftercare with Dr Stephen Watson

Roux-en-Y  Gastric Bypass Surgery

Out of pocket expenses from $4500

This includes:

  • Surgeon
  • Surgical Assistant
  • Surgical aftercare with Dr Stephen Watson

Weight Loss Surgery Funding Through Your Superannuation

Did you know that you are able to request part of your superannuation early to help pay for your weight loss surgery or other applicable medical procedures?

This is a great option for patients who require weight loss surgery, but do not have the funds to pay the excess costs of surgery. It’s also possible to use this method to pay for family members who are in accordance with the Superannuation Industry and unable to pay their surgery costs.

For more information, please contact Dr Stephen Watson’s rooms or visit the early release of superannuation page.

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Due to the recent COVID lockdown in Perth, hospital schedules, including surgeries booked for this coming week may be disrupted.

Dr Watson and his team are working very hard to help his patients during this time.

Patients who have booked or would like to book for surgery are encouraged to get in touch.
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