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Dr David Liu

MBBS (Hons), BMedSc, PhD, FRACS

Dr David Liu

Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery, Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Dr. David Liu is a General and Upper Gastrointestinal surgeon, servicing Melbourne’s burgeoning Northern, Eastern and Western suburbs. He consults at Whittlesea Specialist Centre, Whittlesea La Trobe and Northpark Private Hospitals, Bundoora. David also practices at Austin Health, The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, and Warringal Private Hospital. Delivering timely, consistent, compassionate, and high-quality care to his patients are his core values.

David graduated from Medicine at the University of Melbourne in 2007. He commenced specialist General Surgery training in 2011 at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and at Austin Health. David undertook additional Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery training through the prestigious AANZGOSA (Australia & Aotearoa New Zealand Gastric & Oesophageal Surgery Association) program at Flinders Medical Centre, South Australia, and Austin Hospital, Victoria. In these centres, David trained with internationally renowned surgeons, and performed high volume surgery for the treatment of gastro-oesophageal cancers, acid-reflux disease, hiatus hernias, obesity, achalasia, pharyngeal diverticulum, and complex abdominal wall hernias.  

Furthermore, David undertook sub-specialist training in gastro-oesophageal cancer surgery at Seoul National University Hospital, Korea (A centre which performs >1000 cancer resections per year), and Utrecht Medical Centre, The Netherlands. 

David also provides services in:

- Gastroscopy
- Colonoscopy
- Vasectomy
- Ingrown toe nails
- Carpel tunnel release
- Lumps and bumps of the skin 

David speaks Mandarin and Cantonese, and sees all patients, private and uninsured, WorkCover, as well as TAC.
David is keen to speak directly with any practitioner regarding their patients.



  • Cancer
  • Reflux
  • Hiatus Hernia
  • Gallbladder
  • Abdominal Hernia


 - Cancers of the oesophagus, stomach, and small bowel
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease
- Hiatus hernias
- Achalasia
- Pharyngeal pouches/diverticulum
- Gallbladder conditions
- Abdominal wall hernias including epigastric, para/umbilical, groin, flank, and incisional hernias

Most of these conditions will be treated with minimally invasive/laparoscopic surgery to allow early recovery.


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is available at

Northpark Private Hospital


Corner Plenty & Greenhills Roads , Bundoora 3083

La Trobe Private Hospital


Corner Kingsbury Drive & Plenty Road, Bundoora 3083