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Dr Dhan Thiruchelvam

MBBS (Syd) PG DIp Clin Ed (Edin) FRACS

Dr Dhan Thiruchelvam

Weight Loss Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Upper GI Surgery

Dr Dhan Thiruchelvam is a highly qualified surgeon in the fields of the Obesity Surgery, Upper Gastro Intestinal Tract, and Surgical Endoscopy here at Newcastle Private Hospital. Dhan has been in practice for more than 15 years. Dhan ensures that all patients understand their condition, are given time to consider all the options and communication with patients and referring doctors is priority. His focus is always on achieving excellence in patient centred care and attaining the best patient outcomes.

Please feel free to contact Dhan at any time via his rooms or Newcastle Private switchboard for advice or to answer concerns regarding your patients. Any urgent patient can be seen in the week of referral if the referring doctor requires, and Telehealth appointments are also available.


Laparoscopic obesity surgery

  • Sleeve gastrectomy

  • Adjustable gastric banding

  • Gastric bypass – Roux, Single anastomosis, Mini, Sadi

  • Revisional weight loss surgery

Endoscopic weight loss options

  • Gastric ballon

  • Endoscopic surgery

Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery

  • Management of oesophageal reflux disease

  • Hiatal hernia repair



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Newcastle Private Hospital


14 Lookout Road, New Lambton Heights 2305