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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. 


Miscellaneous Information

Miscellaneous Information:

John Fawkner Gastro Intestinal Services
John Fawkner Hospital
275 Moreland Road
Coburg VIC

For all bookings with
Dr Paul Froomes:

PH: 9331 3122

John Fawkner Private hospital is a 146 bed acute care private hospital complete with a large theatre complex, medical and surgical wards, dedicated endoscopy unit, accident and emergency, coronary care and intensive care facilities.

JFP prides itself on its warm, friendly and caring environment underpinned by its excellent medical facilities and first class specialists and staff. Your care is our paramount goal. John Fawkner Private has single and shared rooms and every effort is made to accommodate you in the room of your choice.

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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.