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Dr Dhan Thiruchelvam

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

    Contact Details

  • reception@nwls.com.au
  • Suite 1, Cambridge Building 14 Lookout Road, New Lambton Heights

Dr Dhan Thiruchelvam

Weight Loss Surgery, Bariatric Surgery

Dr Dhan Thiruchelvam is a highly qualified surgeon in the fields of the Upper Gastro Intestinal Tract, Surgical Endoscopy and Obesity Surgery here at Newcastle Private Hospital.  Dhan has been in Bariatric practice for more than a decade and returned to Newcastle from Melbourne in 2016.  Dhan ensures that all patients understand thier 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. 


  • Endoscopic weight loss options
    • gastric balloon 
    • endoscopic sleeve surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
    • sleeve gastrectomy
    • adjustable gastric banding
    • gastric bypass - Roux, Single Anastomosis, Mini, Sadi
    • management of oesophageal reflux disease
    • hiatal hernia surgery
  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Revisional weight loss surgery 
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Newcastle Private Hospital


14 Lookout Road, New Lambton Heights 2305