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Why ORBERA® is right for your weight loss?

  1. ORBERA® is designed to provide people with a weight loss kick-start & regain a healthy lifestyle.
  2. Helps control hunger, bolster willpower, initiate lifestyle change & lose weight.
  3. ORBERA® - Uses the highest safety rated device available Is ideal for people who tried other weight loss methods & had minimal success.
  4. Clinically proven, supported programme. 


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Essendon Endoscopy
& Gastroenterology Centre

35 Rosehill Road
West Esssendon VIC 3040

For all bookings with Dr Paul Froomes: 
PH: 9331 3122


Essendon Private Hospital is a 39 bed Surgical and Acute Medical Facility providing high quality care to patients of all ages in the North Western Region of metropolitan Melbourne, Australia.

Essendon Private Hospital has a modern, fully equipped surgical complex, boasting three Operating Theatres with an excellent endoscopy facility set up by Dr Paul Froomes who also consults out of the specialist consulting rooms.

It was the first private hospital in Victoria, Australia to achieve certification in ISO 9002 Quality Management System. Essendon Private Hospital offers patients a choice of private and shared accommodation, all with ensuite facilities, individual telephones, televisions, and radios for your personal use.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 27 January 2010 )

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Your BMI is below 20. You may be perfectly healthy at this BMI, but if you have lost weight recently we suggest you visit your general practitioner for a check-up.

Congratulations your weight is in the ideal range. You do not need to consider a weight loss procedure.

You are overweight but not to a degree which is likely to lead to major medical problems. You may wish to consider an appointment with our Dietitian or consider use of the Orbera Intra Gastric Balloon.

We suggest a consultation to discuss your options.

You are significantly overweight and may be a candidate for a weight loss procedure, particularly if you have other problems such as diabetes and hypertension. Options include Orbera Intra-Gastric Balloon and LapBand.

We suggest a consultation to discuss your options

Your weight is now at a potentially dangerous level and you are at high risk of developing major conditions such as Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension, Stroke, Heart Attack and some cancers. Options include Lapband, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass.

We suggest a consultation to discuss your options.